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The Last Tsar

I’ve always been intrigued by the tragic story of Tsar Nicholas II and his family’s fate after the Communist Revolution in Russia. The years leading up to the takeover were full of odd events as well. 368 more words

Adult Titles

Is Steve Bannon Donald Trump's Rasputin? Da!

It has become painfully obvious who is running the show at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. And it ain’t the guy with the orange skin.

The moniker “President Bannon” has become common when describing the white nationalist serving as Donald Trump’s alt-right-hand man: former Breitbart honcho Steve Bannon. 2,131 more words


The United States has always demonstrated a marked ability to cultivate enemies, some it might be argued were unavoidable, others due to a sense of entitlement. 471 more words

Simon Sebag Montefiore - The Romanovs

It took a few weeks, but it was worth the wait for the book “The Romanovs 1613-1918” by Simon Sebag Montefiore that was published in 2016. 651 more words

Books & Media

Notes From Cafe Peligro - Fascism, Ball-peen Hammerings, and Rasputin 2.0

Hello children.

I hope you are doing well. Keep those organs healthy for me.

This is a thing I’m doing now; Notes From Cafe Peligro.  2,687 more words


LEARN #16 - Week 131 of PhD

A new year just started.. and how did I grow in 366 days? Well, apparently I have grown a whole new organ, and you have too (or so they wrongly say) 1,111 more words