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History, Bitter & Twisted October 12

Arrivals: 1537 – King Edward VI of England, the long-awaited male heir to the English throne, was a terrible disappointment.  Henry VIII had defied God and the Pope, changed a … Continue reading

October 12, 2010 · Leave a comment

Time Flies October 8

Arrivals: 1920 – Frank Herbert, who wrote the all-time best selling science fiction novel, Dune, in 1965.  Dune is an incredible tour de force in league with the sword-and-sorcery epic … Continue reading

October 8, 2010 · 2 Comments

Time Flies October 7

Arrivals: 1952 – Vladimir Putin, the current Tsar of Russia.  Putin started out in the KGB, and it shows.  However, for all the negative press Putin gets he has established … Continue reading

October 7, 2010 · 1 Comment
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