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Geek & Sundry Post: The Scarlet Pimpernel

First of all, let me just say that I am WAY behind updating this site with all of my articles from Geek & Sundry. SO here is a quick link to the other stuff I’ve written: … 554 more words

Geek And Sundry

"That damned elusive Pimpernel!!"

“We seek him here, we seek him there,
“Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
“Is he in heaven? — Is he in hell?
“That damned, elusive Pimpernel!” 16 more words

5 Unforgettable French Revolution Moments From Literature and Film

Happy Bastille Day! As most of us know from history class, the French Revolution was born from oppression, began with promise, peaked in guillotine-induced bloodshed, and ended in Napoleon. 459 more words


Young Jules and the Pere : Jules Verne - "The Count of Chanteleine"

Poor Jules Verne: no American respect. No literary survey of the 19th century could truly be complete without him, and by any account he wrote wrote four or five of the most influential novels of all time, and yet, like… 735 more words


Edward Snowden is like The Scarlet Pimpernel

Edward Snowden and the Scarlet Pimpernel are both pretty damn cool, and pretty “demmed elusive” (I think “demmed” was a replacement curse word for “damned”). 279 more words


Swashbucking European Romances: The Prisoner of Zenda, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and The Man in the Iron Mask

When we decided to have a Reverse Crossover Month, my first thought was of all the oldie goldies written over the past two centuries or so. 1,897 more words

Reverse Crossover