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Vegas, a bad toupeé and a side of homophobia: “Diamonds Are Forever,” Bond in Context, Part 7.

One of the strangest-ever Bond films has a complicated history, and the background of the time in which it was made is fascinating.

By |2018-10-11T20:30:44+00:00October 11th, 2018|History, Movies|0 Comments

A Pleasant Overview: A Review of “Constantinople: The Forgotten Empire” by Isaac Asimov.

This excellent post by Darren Goossens highlights a truly wonderful little book that I remember years ago: Isaac Asimov's capsule history of Byzantium! Asimov was [...]

By |2016-03-13T12:11:15+00:00March 13th, 2016|Books|0 Comments

We’re squandering Earth Day: Why its focus and messaging needs to change.

Earth Day's personal-responsibility message was great for 1970, but it's largely lost on those who have the greatest power to effect environmental change.

By |2015-04-22T11:29:00+00:00April 22nd, 2015|Environment, Spotlight|3 Comments