Author: Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar graduated with a B.A. in French and history, a Master’s in History, and a Ph.D. in History. He currently teaches history in Ohio.

A Brief History Action thriller comedy fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see a free, virtual screening of Role Play on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 7:30PM Eastern.  Please log on to https://amazonscreenings.com/RPhistory for your chance to watch a virtual screening of this film. Digging Deeper In Role Play, Emma has a wonderful husband and two kids in the suburbs of New Jersey—she also has a secret life as an assassin for hire, a secret that her husband David discovers when the couple decide to spice up their marriage with a little role…

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A Brief History Today, January 1, 2024, I, Dr. Zar, wish all of my family, friends, colleagues, students, and subscribers who are celebrating a birthday in 2024 the happiest of birthdays as well as a happy new year! Digging Deeper As I toast the new year with my sparkling non-alcoholic grape drink, please know that in my thoughts I am wishing the best for all of us this year! Question for students (and subscribers): What are you most looking forward to in 2024?  Please let us know in the comments section below this article. If you liked this article and would…

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A Brief History Today, December 25, 2023, I, Dr. Zar, wish all of my family, friends, colleagues, students, and subscribers a Merry Christmas! Digging Deeper With the year nearing its end, I can reflect back upon many positive moments in 2023 from my wonderful time teaching my students to the awesome events experienced with my friends, and especially meeting my new puppy.  I hope that all of you have also had an abundance of happiness this past year. Question for students (and subscribers): What has been your favorite moment of 2023?  Please let us know in the comments section below this…

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A Brief History Superhero fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Merry Little Batman on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 11:00AM at Atlas Cinemas Eastgate 10, 1345 SOM Center Road,  Mayfield Heights, OH 44124!  For your chance to get a pass as well as a FREE popcorn and soda, please log on to https://amazonscreenings.com/BATMANHH2.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper SYNOPSIS: When young Damian Wayne finds…

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A Brief History Psychological black comedy thriller fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Saltburn on Monday, November 20, 2023 at 7:00PM at Cinemark At Valley View and XD, 6001 Canal Rd., Valley View, OH 44125!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://amazonscreenings.com/SALTHHVV20.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper In Saltburn, Academy Award winning filmmaker Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) brings…

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