Ignorance, Denial, and the Eradication of a Culture

It is not often that I blog about something that happens in my college classes, but the following event is something so astounding that I could not resist. I am currently taking a course titled Rethinking Teaching, and as part of the requirements, each one of us has to teach a lesson by the end…

Interview with Emmy-Nominated Actor Bill Oberst Jr.

Most interviews are planned long in advance of when they are published, few are not. Normally, it’s the spontaneous ones that make for a more interesting back story, and this one here with Emmy-nominated actor Bill Oberst Jr. certainly fits the bill. A few days ago, I wrote an article giving my thoughts on when…

Civil War Baseball Cards: Lee and Sherman

In honor of the 150th anniversary, this blog is going to keep the Civil War related goodies coming for the foreseeable future. With the release of Gods and Generals now less than a month away, I envision a lot of discussion on this board about the film we have waited eight years to see, in…