This week marks the 198th anniversary of Napoleon being exiled to Elba, a move celebrated by palindrome fans everywhere. (Able was I ere I saw Elba," you know.
Exiles have been around forever, people forced to leave their country of choice for one reason or another. Sometimes it's worked out well, ... More >>
Nothing says "Christmas" like killing people.
Boys and girls hoping for fire trucks or dolls in World War II sometimes had to settle for war bonds, if their parents acted like these ads told them to.
"Yes, Bobby, you asked Santa for a Joe DiMaggio baseball bat, but Santa has to teach the Hu ... More >>
Oliver Cromwell rested easy for only a short while.New video seems to show that Libyan dictator Muammar Gadhafi was forcibly sodomized as he slowly died from gunshot wounds.
Not a great way to go, but he wouldn't be the first dictator to either suffer from a tortured death or have his corpse ... More >>
Photo illustrations by Monica FuentesActual line from Watch the Throne's "Who Gon' Stop Me": "This is something like the Holocaust/ Millions of our people lost"Godwin's Rule of Nazi Analogies, formulated by humorist and writer Mike Godwin, states that eventually, any heated discussion (especi ... More >>
Giacomo Puccini (left) and Arturo ToscaniniPeople who know nothing about opera know one of two names. The first is Wagner, whom most of us are familiar with because Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd danced around singing "Kill the Wabbit" to the tune of "Ride of the Valkries."
The other is Giacomo P ... More >>
Another well-adjusted Prop 8 supporterI'm sure you've all heard the terrible news by now: Judge Vaughn "Mussolini" Walker declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional.
Obviously I don't have to tell you what severe ramifications this will have, not only for the soul of our country ... More >>
Sam Houston Race Park has a new way of trying to entice customers to the park: radical, extreme political events wherein the office of the President of the United States will be disparaged and its occupant compared to Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini and whatever other figure talk radio comes up with.Th ... More >>