Portraying presidents on screen is always tricky. Crass imitation makes the thing look like a comedy skit, but completely ignoring the mannerisms and voice that people know doesn't work either.
There have been some laughingly inept acting jobs when it comes to the 44 people who have been the countr ... More >>
Abe Lincoln: Let's get rrrrready to rrrrumbleIn our continuing series of scholarly meditations on the United States Presidency, we now bring you a list of five presidents who could kick the crap out of Chuck Norris. Of note: only one of the top five served after 1908, although two honorable m ... More >>
Photo by Paul KeleherIf you've ever lived outside of Texas or the Deep South, you can find yourself asking a simple question: What the hell happened to Memorial Day?Up north and back east, it's a huge event. Every little town has a parade, there's a ceremony, people really, really look forward to it ... More >>