Category Archives: History

The Last Supper

{March 14, 44 BCE} CAESAR:  Calpurnia!  I’m home! CALPURNIA: Waaaaaaaaaaah! CAESAR:  What is it now Calpurnia? CALPURNIA:  Waaaaaaaaaaaaah!  Oh, Julie I feel so horrible!  Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! CAESAR:  Settle down Calpurnia and ‘splain to me what happen’. CALPURNIA:  Well… I know that … Continue reading

Posted in History | Leave a comment

The Story Behind the Burr-Hamilton Duel

The historical record is clear. On July 11, 1804 Aaron Burr (then Vice-President of the United States) engaged in a duel with Alexander Hamilton (“Founding Father” and former Secretary of the Treasury) below the cliffs in Weehawken, NJ. Both men … Continue reading

Posted in History | Leave a comment

History Re-Visited: What Really Went Down in Sinai

  MOSES: The Lord has given us the take-out menu to the Manna From Heaven Dumpling and Noodle Shop.  How many want eggroll? DATHAN:  What about the Commandments, Moses?  We want Commandments! MOSES:  You want Commandments?  Are you nuts?  OK, I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in History | Leave a comment

Now Appearing at the Forum

The first to arrive at the home of Gaius Cassius Longinius was Servilius Casca, and he was quickly followed by Tillius Cimber, Rubrius Ruga, Sextius Naso… and finally Marcus Junius Brutus.  Brutus brought the leaflets and the large laminated poster: … Continue reading

Posted in History | Leave a comment