Here is a retrospective of what I think was my best work of 2019. Happy New Year!
The latest episode of the podcast delves into a delicious bit of literary and horror history, and it's monstrous good fun!
The latest podcast episode examines Jefferson's troubles during the 1810s, when he was not-so-happily retired to Monticello after leaving the White House.
New episode of Second Decade delves into the history behind two bizarre mysteries, both involving the dead, that occurred in the British West Indies in the early 19th century.
My new history blog will take you on a tour through the momentous 1810s, the second decade of the 19th century, a pivotal time in world history.
200 years ago, a freak snowstorm struck New England and the U.S. Northeast. What did people say about it at the time?
The PastNow blog has a very interesting approach to history, presenting events and often first-person writings from dates exactly 200 years in the past. I [...]
This house on the shores of Lake Geneva is the birthplace of a whole generation of horror stories.
The Frankenstein genesis legend gets a delightfully 80s-horror-movie makeover in this semi-obscure classic.
After he returned from Washington, Thomas Jefferson chronicled the environmental history of his plantation in a special book, which very few historians have ever seen.