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The Illuminati Polka - Tom Smith

I rule you, you rule me, someone rules us secretly,
It’s a vast conspiracy, the Illuminati Polka!

It has come to the brain mod’s attention that we haven’t yet posted this gem from Tom Smith.

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Rich Fantasy Lives - Rob Balder & Tom Smith

Rich fantasy lives.
Our peace-bonded knives and our hyperspace drives.
Until that steam engine to Hogwarts arrives,
We have rich fantasy lives.

I posted this ages ago, but at some point the link got hecked up, so here is it again.  

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'Where are the Dinosaurs?': Reflections on Public History at the Museum of Jurassic Technology

by Tom Smith – @TomEtesonSmith

What connects the obscure lives of neurophysiologist Geoffrey Sonnabend and opera singer Madelena Delani? Are these people even real? Is there really an elaborate miniature engraving of the Crucifixion on that seemingly ordinary fruit stone? 713 more words

Doing History In Public

Watch One Of The Best BMX Videos Ever

Long awaited and much anticipated, Empire‘s Bad Idea video was years in the making and filmed/produced by Dave Parrick – and WELL worth the wait. 62 more words

BMX Life

Editorial: DHP's top historical novels

Summer may be decidedly over, but reading for pleasure doesn’t have to be confined to the beach. Here are some of the DHP team’s favourite historical novels to keep you going as the evenings draw in. 881 more words

Doing History In Public

Happy July 4th from the Avengers

Here’s wishing everyone in the United States a very happy July 4th.  For those of you elsewhere in the world, I wish you all the very best, as well.  321 more words

Comic Books

‘Our story remains unwritten’: the ethics of writing histories across cultures

by Tom Smith

What does it mean to write a history of a culture other than our own, and how do we do this sensitively? This is an issue upon which historians rarely reflect explicitly. 940 more words

20th Century History