Review: Hatshepsut – The Pharaoh-Queen of Egypt by in60Learning

Rating: 4 stars This book allows the reader to learn a fair amount about Hatshepsut in just 44 pages. Publishers in60Learning have released a series of books designed to educate in only sixty minutes. They have titles on Marilyn Monroe, Detroit, The Battle of Thermopylae, Leland Stanford, and Illinois Native Americans, among others. I hadContinue reading “Review: Hatshepsut – The Pharaoh-Queen of Egypt by in60Learning”

The Thursday Album – Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One

This week’s album is The Kinks’ Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One. I hope you enjoy it! Release date: 27 November 1970 Label: PRT Records Producer: Ray Davies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slr4cymXaLQ Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, commonly abbreviated to Lola Versus Powerman, or just Lola, is the eighth studio album by BritishContinue reading “The Thursday Album – Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One”

The Monday Poem – The Sleeper by Edgar Allan Poe

This week’s Monday poem is Edgar Allan Poe’s The Sleeper. I hope you like it!   The Sleeper BY EDGAR ALLAN POE At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon. An opiate vapor, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And softly dripping, drop by drop, Upon the quietContinue reading “The Monday Poem – The Sleeper by Edgar Allan Poe”

The Friday Film – Hail, Caesar!

Last night I watched the Coen brothers’ comedy Hail, Caesar! (2016). Starring George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton and many more fantastic faces, Hail, Caesar! presents a day in the life of a Hollywood studio fixer in the 1950s. I haven’t heard many good words about it, but I thought it was fantastic! Hollywood, the ’50s. CapitolContinue reading “The Friday Film – Hail, Caesar!”