Four Times the Minions were Really Involved in Historical Events

The Minions are cute. They’re adorable. They’re evil. Well, maybe not exactly evil, but through their stupidity and drive to serve the world’s most powerful master, they usually end up not working for someone you’d invite to Thanksgiving (except the first guy on the list). As seen in the Minions movie last summer, they have…

Historical Inaccuracy in the Preview of “Texas Rising”

When the History Channel comes out with a preview of their next production, I no longer get excited. Instead, I cringe. When I heard that they would be releasing a Texas and Alamo themed mini-series this May, my heart almost stopped, because of the soft spot I have for the Alamo story and how I…

“Turn” and Character Assassination: Meet the Real John Simcoe

As elaborated on in my review of the premiere episode of Turn this morning, the British army is not exactly portrayed in a positive light. Though there needs to be an antagonist in the series, I believe the production went too far in trying to vilify the British, and one character in particular, Lieutenant John…

Gettysburg Journal 2013: A Ghost Story from the Soldier’s National Museum

“I bet you’re inundated with people asking about that Gettysburg episode from Haunted History, aren’t you?”, I asked the lady working in the Ghostly Images section of the Soldier’s National Museum, since the building, an old orphanage, was featured prominently in the episode. “Oh, yes!” was her response. The lady who was there today was…

Another Trip to Gettysburg Next Week

What would summer be without a vacation to my favorite battlefield? This summer has absolutely flown by. I don’t think I have ever been busier, working hockey camps at two locations as well as managing a few websites and social media/publicity for different businesses and projects, and then of course, working at the museum. For…