I examine this classic film, based on real life, about a military dad that went too far.
In the films covered by these latest articles, Plummer plays everyone from Kaiser Wilhelm to the Emperor of the Galaxy in films ranging from stellar to...well, trash!
The famous 1979 accident at Three Mile Island made nuclear power a much bigger gamble, politically and economically speaking.
In the late 1970s, the world came to a screeching halt when the latest epic miniseries came on network TV.
Yes, they make wine in England. Yes, it's very good.
This is bound to be a bit of a controversial post, because in it I'm going to take on a cultural artifact that inspires a [...]
It's easy to forget that not all humans live on Earth. Since 1998 the International Space Station has been home to astronaut crews from a [...]
This is the eighth and final article in my Irish History Week series, and it's a good one to end on, as it blends Ireland's [...]
The waters off Whiddy Island, a 3-mile long strip of green nestled in Bantry Bay in the county of Cork, Ireland, are deep and calm. [...]
Thirty-four years ago today, on September 22, 1979, an orbiting satellite called Vela detected two strange flashes in the sky near the Prince Edward Islands [...]