On the cool winter night of February 12, 1946, Isaac Woodard Jr. climbed aboard a Greyhound bus in Augusta, Georgia, on his last leg home to Winnsboro, South Carolina, from a journey that had begun in the Philippines several weeks before. Woodard, who was 26 years old, had just completed an arduous three-year tour in […]
J. Brown’s “Sunrise Sunset” is one of the top R&B songs in the country; the record sits at No. 22 on the Billboard R&B Urban AC song chart. Produced by Quad and Ibiza and penned by J, C. Farrar, and M. Harley, “Sunrise Sunset” is a smooth, mid-tempo groove is sure to pull on the heartstrings. “I wanted to […]
Call Me By Your Name: Review Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman, published January 23, 2007, by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux This unexpected love letter takes readers on an usual yet beguiling journey through a summer in Italy, exploring the excitement of adolescence and the complicated experience of attraction. Written from the perspective of Elio Perlman, he […]
Acoustic Kitty was a CIA project launched by the Central Intelligence Agency Directorate of Science & Technology, which in the 1960s intended to use cats to spy on the Kremlin and Soviet embassies. Acoustic Kitty was a CIA project launched by the Central Intelligence Agency Directorate of Science & Technology, which in the 1960s intended to use cats to spy on […]
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science, said Albert Einstein. He could’ve been talking about porcelain, because for almost one-thousand years, the art and science of porcelain made it the most mysterious and coveted type of decorative art in the world. Everyone knew […]
CPUC’s consumer watchdog group wants to prevent customers from paying more because of PG&E’s bankruptcy filing
As thrilling as the Patriots’ 37-31 overtime win over the Chiefs in the AFC Championship game was, one of the most remarkable stories from that game wasn’t happening on the field.
The Whal Oil website has ‘revealed’ that Cameron Slater had a serious stroke in October. For nearly three months there has been no mention of why Slater suddenly stopped posting on his blog. I think the funkstille (radio silence) would almost certainly have been aided by censorship, it seems very likely people would have asked […]
The California rockers took the stage in Beverly Hills over the weekend.
Barnwell: 16 crucial plays from a wild championship Sunday https://es.pn/2sMBNCl The NFL’s final four looked exciting on paper and delivered in real life on Sunday. It was the first time in NFL history both conference championship games went to overtime, which was almost an afterthought given how much these two games crammed into regulation. The […]
“A Typical Mammy,” 1897. Social Life in Old Virginia before the War, by Thomas Nelson Page. Illustrated by Genevieve Cowles and Maude Cowles. The Fall 2018 Issue of Central Virginia Heritage includes three Allen family wills transcribed by Jean L. Cooper. These wills inspired “The Allens of Hunts Creek.” Need to catch up? Click here: […]
Can anything be more idiotic than people banding together to support something they do not believe in? In the book, Seven Types of Atheism, author John Gray attempts to give an account of the foolishness of various flavors of atheism throughout the ages. Gray is disheartened by the latest flavor atheism of the “new atheists”. […]
Menglà virus, detected in bats in China, infects cells through the same host receptor targeted by the deadly pathogens. Researchers have discovered of a new genus of filovirus carried by fruit bats in China. The genome of the so-called Menglà virus shares sequences with other filoviruses, including Ebola and Marburg, and all three use the […]
June 2 1939 Left Horse and Cart Unattended Leaving his horse and cart unattended in Lansdown on May 13th cost Horace Farrar Webb, of The Vatch, Slad, 10/-. Evidence was given by P.C. Jones who said he was on duty at Town Time at 11.15 a.m. when he noticed defendant leave his horse and […]
My Rating ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Content Rating 18+ Defense of an Other, written by Grace Mead is a fictional legal thriller of sorts, but not in the real sense. In my opinion, this book could definitely read as a nonfiction book. Defense of an Other will keep you on the edge of your seat in ways that […]