It is evening in Broadway hall, the biggest concert hall on board the ship. We feel like a small group in the big hall, assembling in front of the big stage. 1,290 more words
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It is a little known fact, a covered-up, dirty, little secret, that The Empire of Japan, just prior to December of 1941, had been coerced into declaring war on the U.S. 2,315 more words
There’s a new Egon Schiele show opening at Neue Galerie Thursday, focusing on his portraits, and it will certainly be a nice thing. Also, read along for obligatory Schiele-related references to dying young, punk rock, and something Patti Smith said 40 years ago. 285 more words
In 1997, Joel Griffiths and Chris Bryson, two respected mainstream journalists, peered into an abyss. They found a story about fluorides that was so chilling it had to be told. 1,207 more words
Today in History.
Julius Rosenberg was the first to be executed, at about 8 p.m. on June 19, 1953. Just a few minutes after his body was removed from the chamber containing the electric chair, Ethel Rosenberg was led in and strapped to the chair. 243 more words