A Brief History On October 31, 2020, we wish you all a Happy Halloween! Digging Deeper Below is a video of various images of Halloween over the years from the nineteenth through twenty-first centuries. Question for students (and subscribers): What are you doing for Halloween this year?  Please let us know in the comments section below this article. If you liked this article and would like to receive notification of new articles, please feel welcome to subscribe to History and Headlines by liking us on Facebook and becoming one of our patrons! Your readership is much appreciated! Historical Evidence For more…

A Brief History On October 26, 2020, we take a quick look at a Quibi horror series of which we recently watched a pair of episodes, namely 50 States of Fright, an anthology series with the excellent premise of giving us a terrifying tale from each of our (at least currently) 50 states.  The episodes we watched were put together well and were entertaining, with quality acting and directing from notable film types. (Note: Quibi recently announced an end to operations.  We do not yet know where its content will end up.) Digging Deeper The first episode, titled The Golden…

A Brief History On October 23, 2020, you have a chance to win a $1000 Amazon Gift Card in a BORAT Look-A-Like Costume Contest Friday at the Blue Sky Drive-In in Wadsworth in celebration of the opening of BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM!  Digging Deeper In celebration of Borat’s return to the big screen, Amazon Studios is hosting a Borat Look-A-Like Costume Contest on opening day, Friday, October 23rd at the Blue Sky Drive-In at 959 Broad Street, Wadsworth, OH 44281. Gates open at 6PM, the Borat Look-A-Like Costume Contest is at 6:45PM, and the movie starts at 7:30PM.  Entrance fee…

A Brief History On October 19, 1943, the antibiotic drug, Streptomycin, was isolated by researchers at the esteemed Rutgers University.  Streptomycin, useful for treating many infections, was the first drug to successfully combat tuberculosis.  Today we use this medical milestone to take a look at some of the truly great advances in medicine, quite relevant in 2020 while we await the development, approval, and disbursement of a viable vaccine for the Covid-19 pandemic devastating the world.  (For that matter, identifying a treatment that defeats this terrible virus would be nice, too!)  As always, feel free to nominate extremely important medical…

A Brief History On October 14, 2020, we take the time to (briefly) review 4 of the latest movies from Blumhouse, a production company that has been pumping out films for a movie hungry world crippled by the coronavirus pandemic.  Working with Amazon streaming television service, Welcome to the Blumhouse is a series of horror movies in various types of circumstances, including sci fi, supernatural, human frailty, etc.  We have within the past couple weeks watched 4 of their films and will briefly review them here.  Those films include The Lie, Black Box, Nocturne and Evil Eye.  As always, we…

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