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The Short History of the Nintendo Playstation

With the Nintendo Switch now announced to have a worldwide release date of March 3, the dawn of the company’s seventh home console is upon us. The future of Nintendo and gaming is not what I’m here to talk about today though. Instead, inspired by

The Last Time the Cubs Won the World Series

So, looks like I may have to recant one of the earliest things I wrote in this website, back when I called the Chicago Cubs the most disappointing team in sports. As of last night, after not only coming back from a 3-1 series deficit,

The Kansas City Shuffle

Ah, Kansas City. What a pearl you turned out to be. Known for its world famous barbecue, the birthplace of bebop, its scenic river walks and fountains, and a city that has played home to men as diverse as Ernest Hemingway, Walt Disney and President

Echoes from Auschwitz, 70 years later

According to Dante’s Inferno, atop the gates of hell there is an inscription that reads ‘abandon all hope ye who enter here.’ For 1.3 million people, the gates of hell read ‘Arbeit macht frei’, and this hell went by the name of Auschwitz. Liberated seventy

Remembering the Christmas Truce

On this very night, 100 years ago, there was a true Christmas Miracle. Gather round my dear readers, as I tell the tale of the Christmas Truce. Following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Europe had plunged into war. As the many nations send men

The Legacy of World War 1, 100 years later

On this day a century ago, World War I began, the thunder of guns sounding the death knell of the preceding era, and baptizing the modern era in a river of blood. Millions of men on both sides would march for king and country, and