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Six Degrees to Doris Day Featured

Today’s news. Formerly known as Clickbait

This is how random stuff led to interesting stuff, six degrees of separation style. I saw this clickbait ad and wondered who was the man with Doris Day. What called my attention was his small nose as it looked like a coke nose. So I googled Doris Day’s husbands. It wasn’t her husband, but her only son, Terry Melcher.…

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Drop of knowledge Shakespeare edition Featured

Did you know Shakespeare died on his birthday? Probably. And that he was married to Anne Hathaway? Now you do, and to celebrate his double anniversary here’s something from Macbeth where he compares life to sitcoms. “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage. And then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing”.…

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The future of ISIS Featured

Pirates were no better than ISIS. So I think it’s safe to speculate that in 200 years we’ll have an ISIS Disney ride and a hit movie starring 2215’s Cyber Johnny Depp. Kids will dress like jihadis for Halloween and no one will bat an eye at their adorable little historically inaccurate scimitars. Romantic legends are nothing but human tragedies washed down on the blinding streams of time.…

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