It’s The End Of The World! (Again)

It’s The End Of The World! (Again)

BOOK, THANK PATRONS In the village of Gittisham, Devon, England, in the 18th century, lived a woman named Joanna Southcott.  Southcott became convinced that she had supernatural powers and began selling seals of the lord, essentially tickets to heaven, which people...
The Jews Who Wrote Christmas

The Jews Who Wrote Christmas

      “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!” “White Christmas,” “Do You Hear What I Hear,” “Silver Bells,” “The Christmas Song,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Holly Jolly Christmas,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas...
The Devil Made Me Do It

The Devil Made Me Do It

    CW: lots of murder In 2012, a man in Atlanta shot the husband of a co-worker he was allegedly having an affair with.  Rusty Sneiderman had just dropped his young son off at the Dunwoody Day Care when he was murdered by Hemy Neuman.  Neuman’s lawyers...
Righteous Among The Nations – Non-Europeans

Righteous Among The Nations – Non-Europeans

Chiune Sugihara was born in 1900 to a middle-class family in Gifu Prefecture on Japan’s main island of Honshu.  Sugihara wanted to travel, to see and experience everything the world had to offer. He was interested in foreign ideas, religion, philosophy, and language,...
We Built This City

We Built This City

There is something in modern man that makes him look at society and say “I could do this better, but smaller, and over there.”  Few succeed in their vision. Although many utopian societies seem doomed from the outset, the Republic of Minerva was up against a unique...