Max McGee, the first player to score a touchdown in a Super Bowl, did so hungover and getting barely any sleep the night before.
Month: December 2020
The first draft of history, however, has been trying hard to build her up as the COVID Heroine.
He landed that weekly column gig in 1905 and would do it for over thirty years, publishing over 1,600 columns. They paid him 350 pounds annually (which would equal …
Orwell publishes his first piece
Its Christian patrimony was largely destroyed by the Muslims. In the early 20th century, its entire patrimony and future and very soul were sucked out of it by the …
I always knew the Balkans were arguably the most interesting place on earth, but now I know they're the most interesting.
GKC was a character in a DC comic book
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” —Charles Dickens
Essences become meaningless in both a perfect and marred world.
“If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice of how he acts when he loses money.” Simone Weil
“There’s no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money, either.” Robert Graves
In the round of our rational and mournful year one festival remains out of all those ancient gaieties that once covered the whole earth. Christmas remains to remind us …