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A Brief History Drama television series fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Project Blue Book on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM at AMC Westwood Town Center 6 in Rocky River, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to http://www.gofobo.com/PBB2JCU.  This pass is valid for up to two seats.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  You must be with your guest to enter.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper   Executive produced by Academy Award and Golden Globe® winner Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Back to the Future, Contact),…

A Brief History On November 9, 2018, the new blockbuster science fiction/action adventure film Overlord makes its US opening in theaters across the country.  Featuring US paratroopers vs. the German Army in France on the eve of D-Day, the film shows a surprising blend of realistic action scenes compounded by evil German experiments with enhancing the fighting ability of soldiers (a real life avenue of scientific interest during World War II and since) and German experiments into the reanimation of corpses to be used as super soldiers (not a real life scientific avenue, that we know of!).  We expected the…

A Brief History On November 8, 1901, people once again proved that human beings are willing to riot over just about anything.  This time it happened in Greece and was precipitated by the publication of the Gospel of Matthew in a translation from Latin into the modern Greek vernacular (demotic Greek).  Known as “Black Thursday,” November 8, 1901 was the climax of the Gospel Riots and 8 of the rioters were killed.  (We have previously published numerous articles about riots, so if you are interested in checking out some of these ridiculous and sometimes deadly events, please use the search…

A Brief History On November 8, 2018, we take a look at the evolution of gambling in the United States, with the ultimate result of the advent of Online Casino Gambling. (In 1994, Antigua and Barbuda passed the Free Trade & Processing Act, allowing licenses to be granted to organizations applying to open online casinos opening the door to Online Casino Gambling becoming available for Americans.)  Also known as “Internet Casinos” or “Virtual Casinos,” the online variety of casino makes casino style gaming available to almost everyone, even those that cannot travel to casino resorts destinations and even those that…

A Brief History On November 7, 2018, movie fans in the United States have only 2 more days to wait for the next movie in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo cinematic series, this time The Girl in the Spider’s Web.  The first film landed an Oscar (Academy Award) for Best Film Editing and other nominations for Academy Awards and was well received by critics and audiences.  This time around, we have a new star in the title role and a different director (Fede Álvarez), but not to worry, in our estimation this new film based on the Millennium novel…

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