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Maybe once was enough? “You Only Live Twice,” Bond in Context, Part 5.

By 1967, the producers of the Bond series were trying everything they could think of to keep the movies fresh. Was the cultural moment of the '60s finally playing out?

By |2018-09-13T20:30:33-07:00September 13th, 2018|History, Movies|2 Comments

Second Decade history podcast two for one: “The Belle of Nagasaki” plus a bonus episode.

Two episodes of the podcast, a regularly-scheduled installment and a bonus episode, highlight various aspects of the West's historical relationship with Japan, both during its isolation and in more modern times.

By |2017-12-14T20:30:46-07:00December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

42 Historical People, No. 7: Antoku, Japanese Emperor drowned in the Genpei War.

You would think being the most important 7-year-old in 12th century Japan would keep you from being drowned by your grandmother. Not so.

By |2014-09-27T20:30:00-07:00September 27th, 2014|History, Interesting People|0 Comments