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“Some Kind of a Man,” Indeed: recapping the beginning of the Orson Welles Blogathon.

Some fine bloggers have stepped up to deconstruct the life and work of Orson Welles, with entries on the length and breadth of his career.

By |2019-09-03T19:08:45-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Movies|4 Comments

When unreal worlds collapse: “Downfall” (Der Untergang), denial and disaster.

"Downfall," the classic German film about the collapse of the Nazi regime, has much to teach us about the dangers of living in unreal worlds.

By |2019-08-31T15:39:46-07:00September 2nd, 2019|History, Movies|7 Comments

Earth: Katyn Forest, Russia, the site of a truly monstrous act of anti-intellectualism.

In April 1940, agents working for Stalin murdered tens of thousands of people here. Why? They were afraid of them thinking too much.

By |2018-04-09T20:30:42-07:00April 9th, 2018|Earth, History|0 Comments

Take a class with me! My World War II History & Virtual Global Tour is gearing up.

In my upcoming online interactive class, you'll not only learn about the Second World War in great depth from a Ph.D. historian, you'll see the places it happened.

By |2017-12-17T20:30:00-08:00December 17th, 2017|Earth, Geography, History|0 Comments