Muhammad Ali, Fame and Fun


It started with the Olympics…                 with President Ronald Regan      

Ancient Aliens vs. Archeology

Ancient Aliens Thoroughly Debunked

A meticulous documentary film, a point by point repudiation of the Ancient Aliens series.  Well done, very compelling, and entertaining.  You will learn quite a bit about ancient cultures and dignify their achievements with the veneration that they justly merit.  We viewed it in…

Leaf from a Book of Hours (Getty Museum)



“Book of Hours” from about 1400 AD.



Female Sufis in the Medieval Period

Dr. Lloyd Ridgeon talks about the role of Sufi women in the medieval period. Ridgeone examines positive and negative portrayals of Sufi women in a wide range of texts. VIDEO: Female Sufis in the Medieval Period – Published on Mar 1, 2016…

File:Meister der Carmina Burana 001.jpg – Wikimedia Commons



The End of Literacy and Reality in the Age of Trump

The End of Literacy and Reality in the Age of Trump

Pulitzer prize–winner Chris Hedges charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate society that craves fantasy, ecstasy and illusion. Chris Hedges argues that we now live in two societies: One, the minority, functions in a print-based, literate world, that can cope with…

Frida Kahlo, Animated Portrait

Frida Kahlo, animated portrait

An inspired animation of Frida Kahlo’s famous portrait that was taken by her father, Guillermo Kahlo, in 1932 .  The animation incorporates key images from her works that also defined her life as she depicted it on canvas.  I had to have it.…

Prince: 15 Epic Live Performances

prince best live performances

This article by Perrie Samotin for StyleCaster had great videos of Prince performances, including performances with other musical artists.  There are well known and lesser known videos that help to define his unique qualities as a performer.  An unforgettable stage presence and stellar…

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