In April 1940, agents working for Stalin murdered tens of thousands of people here. Why? They were afraid of them thinking too much.
Barricades in the streets, like these photographed in 1968, have a very long tradition in the history of France.
The airship USS Akron was quite impressive in her day, but after her tragic crash in 1933 she and her crew are almost forgotten.
My upcoming science fiction audio drama podcast is a personal journey for me, which has taken 25 years to come to fruition.
I have a new podcast, a science fiction audio drama, coming out soon! Learn about its very tangled history.
My latest historian author interview is a very interesting one, especially if you like beer!
People with very wrong views about what happened in the past shout "Bias!" if you reject their false assertions. Insisting on reality is not biased at all.
The Streets of Salem blog shows us a host of wonderful photos of historic houses that sadly are today only the stuff of memory, and history books.
In the final installment of the Crazy Eddie story, the house of cards finally collapses...and becomes a courtroom drama.
In Part II of the saga, Crazy Eddie gets pumped, dumped, washed through Panama, lionized by distracted accountants, and eventually ratted out.