Nearly nine years after centenary observances of the RMS Titanic and its tragic sinking on April 15, 1912, a former iceberg has come forward to defend itself against allegations that it caused the fateful collision.At a press conference in Newfoundland, … Read on.
Who says there's no cure for the Summertime Blues? I mean besides Eddie Cochran... And, okay, fine, Brian Setzer. Besides those guys — no one. Because there are plenty of cures for the summertime blues. Among my favorite is the Dictionary … Read on.
As a media gadfly, I'm on every kind of PR list imaginable. Whereas I once resented receiving publicity spam, particularly if it was off my beat but now, given the absurdity of our culture, everything seems off-beat. I welcome it. … Read on.
The Internet recently lit up like the string of Christmas lights festooning Will Byers' living room thanks to the Swedish furniture-for-the-people store Ikea. Apparently, the living room sets of the iconic Stranger Things, The Simpsons, and Friends living rooms can … Read on.
Yep, it sounds like dinosaurs or a diet fad but it's my new word this week: Paleography. n. The study and scholarly interpretation of earlier, especially ancient, writing and forms of writing. (Thanks, Wordnik!) I first encountered it here: "Extensively and … Read on.