Here's a run-down on what I think represents my best work of 2018: blog articles, classes, podcasts and videos. Best wishes in 2019!
My uncle "Scotty," who played saxophone (and other instruments) in jazz bands for decades, is gone. Here is a tribute to him and his music.
Erik saw the world through a number of unique and diverse lenses. His vision is one we can all aspire to.
One of Rome's forgotten emperors, the 4th century (CE) ruler Maxentius left a big imprint on the city that was his capital, as this article from Trowels & Temples shows us.
When women's rights are under attack in real-life America, can a science fiction princess help us defend them?
James Hansen's ground-breaking 1988 testimony on man-made climate change still resonates as a key moment in recent American history.
Meet the fake Russian baron who thought he was Genghis Khan and tried to take over Mongolia.
The passing of the great Italian author, thinker and semiotician leaves a huge hole in the worlds of literature and academia that will never be filled.
The judge known primarily for presiding over the breakup of the Bell telephone system had a very interesting life.
Robert Horvat's incredible streak of luck in interviewing the best Byzantine scholars in the known universe continues, and it's a huge win for everyone who [...]