Watch the video version of this article, here: https://youtu.be/BmD3o34SttA This article is third in a series on the mysterious “treasure pit” of Oak Island, Nova [...]
One aspect of history that doesn't get nearly enough attention as it should is the music of the past. People in all eras were surrounded [...]
So, you know that I'm a huge admirer of Jean-Léon Gérôme, the French artist of the late 19th century whose vivid brush captured scenes so [...]
Two momentous events in American history occurred within days of one another in mid-April 1865. Their effects continue to reverberate today.
Fashion historian Mimi Matthews has gotten the blues, and delivered a great overview of the use of color in 19th century women's designs.
This beautiful painting shows many of the characteristics I love about late 19th century art.
This wonderful painting depicts a famous artist from ancient Greece, and his most famous creation.
This episode explores the backstory of the character known as Dale, which takes us back to the U.S. Civil War and an epic disaster on the Mississippi.
The angry xenophobic demagogue portrayed in Martin Scorsese's 2002 film is an eerie foreshadowing of the Republican Party's choice for President.
I'm working on the podcast tonight, but I thought I'd share this short but interesting article that came across the transom from History Chick in [...]