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 Legal drama fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see The Burial on Thursday, September 28, 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/BURIALHHVV28.  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 Inspired by true events, when a handshake deal goes sour, funeral homeowner Jeremiah O’Keefe…

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A Brief History Hello, everyone!  As today (September 23, 2023) marks the ten-year anniversary of the debut of our website in September of 2013, we are here presenting our YouTube channel’s ten most popular adaptations of our articles in their historical chronological order. Digging Deeper Our first video in this compilation was made as part of a collaboration on the history of women. Our second video in this compilation was made as part of a collaboration on the history of India. For our third video in this compilation, we leave behind ancient history and enter modern history. For our fourth…

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A Brief History Hello, everyone, I am Dr. Zar from the YouTube channel History and Headlines!  Today, I would like to bring to your attention a fundraiser on behalf of one of my friends and colleagues, historian Daniel N. Gullotta of Ashland University.  At just five days old, Daniel’s son, Colby Jackson (aka “Jack”) was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). Digging Deeper Per the official fundraiser, this disease, which affects one in 11,000 births in the United States, robs people of their physical strength, significantly impacting an individual’s ability to walk, swallow, or breathe.  Given Jack’s type of SMA,…

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A Brief History Drama fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see A Million Miles Away on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 11:00AM at Regal Crocker Park Stadium 16 & IMAX, 30147 Detroit Rd., Westlake, OH 44145!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://amazonscreenings.com/MILLIONHH9.  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 Inspired by the real-life story of NASA flight engineer José Hernández, A Million…

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A Brief History Focus Features’ My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 in conjunction with Blu-Tique Micro-Wedding Venue are hosting a contest for Ohio couples to win “Free Elopement Weddings” (taking place Wednesday, September 6, 2023) to help kick off the celebration of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3, opening in theaters on Friday, September 8th, 2023. Digging Deeper The FREE Elopement Weddings will take place Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at Blu-Tique Micro-Wedding Venue (located inside Blu-Tique Hotel, 1 South Main St., Akron, Ohio 44308 in Downtown Akron). The contest is open to newly engaged couples. To be considered for a chance to win a FREE Elopement…

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