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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 |2018-10-11T20:30:44-07:00October 11th, 2018|History, Movies|0 Comments

Historian interview: Dr. Peter Kopp, author of “Hoptopia,” on the New Books Network podcast.

My latest historian author interview is a very interesting one, especially if you like beer!

By |2018-03-12T20:30:43-07:00March 12th, 2018|Authors, Books, History, Interviews, Podcasts|0 Comments

Second Decade history podcast returns! New episode: “New England’s Cold Friday.”

Second Decade returns from hiatus with a chilling tale from New England in the winter of 1810, which made a pretty indelible mark in popular consciousness.

By |2017-10-22T20:30:21-07:00October 22nd, 2017|History, Podcasts|0 Comments

Streets of fire: two New York City disasters converge in space and time.

Two eerily similar fire disasters, one in 1911, another in 1958, occurred within a five-block area of New York. Are these tragedies somehow linked?

By |2017-03-19T20:30:37-07:00March 19th, 2017|Geography, History, Spotlight|2 Comments