2 days ago | Music
The 1980s is often looked back upon with nostalgia, and for some people it's probably hard to remember just how tumultuous a decade it was. As an adolescent growing up during the decade of big shoulder pads and even bigger hairstyles, I remember h...
3 days ago | Crime
The 1980s was a decade when crusaders of various types attempted to attack the things they felt were eroding the moral fabric of the nation. The Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) was formed in 1985 by the wives of several Washington politicians...
4 days ago | Random Ephemera
With "Mad Max: Fury Road" currently in theaters and earning mostly high praise form critics and fans, it's interesting to look back at the iconic post-apocalyptic film series, and examine some of its more interesting moments. It's also a good time...
9 days ago | Fashion
In past generations, people wore hats more often than is fashionable in modern America, with many men and women wearing them almost anytime they left the house. Hats have never completely gone away of course, but with the exception of baseball sty...
10 days ago | Texas
The investigation is still underway in Waco regarding the events leading up to a massive gun battle between rival outlaw biker gangs and the police at a Twin Peaks restaurant Sunday, which left nine bikers dead and at least 16 more seriously wound...
11 days ago | Stage
The history of stage magic goes back centuries, and some version of the art form can be traced back to the earliest human civilizations. People have always been entertained by performers who seemed able to create miracles onstage, as seeing the im...