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  • The Last Rolling Stones Record
    on Sep 23, 2010
    Exile On Main StreetThe Rolling Stonescri·sis 1. a. A crucial or decisive point or situation; a turning point; ..from Greek krinein to decide. One of the things that make the Rolling Stones album, Exile on Main Street, interesting, and...
  • This Week in the Secret History: The 4th of July's Pagan Roots
    on Jun 22, 2010
    Uncle Sam: Patriotic icon?Or Gandalf in disguise?Some of the best-documented examples of the survival of pagan ritual into the modern era are the traditional bonfires on June 23, small-scale descendants from the great Celtic Fire Festival of Midsumm...
  • Conspicuous by Their Absence: Do New Live Tapes Confirm the Legend of Moby Grape?
    on Jun 9, 2010
    "The national folk-memory of psychedelia today might be less limp, with fewer images of blissed-out ring-dancers and bongos in the dirt, had we been given more full metal meltdowns like 'Omaha'.”Moby Grape Live Moby Grape (Sundazed) "The...
  • This Week in the Secrety History: Yeats, the Irish Prophet
    on Jun 4, 2010
    William Butler Yeats, one of the greatest poets in the English language in the 20th Century, was born June 13, 1865. He was a passionate Irish nationalist, but his version of liberation was just as much about freeing the ancient spirits of the Iri...
  • Any Given Sunday: The Moment of Paul Revere & the Raiders
    on May 15, 2010
    Hungry for Kicks: Singles & Choice Cuts 1965-69Paul Revere & the Raiders(Rev-Ola Import) Let us not talk falsely now, as the Joker said to the Thief, so here’s a granular bit of truth from the 1960s that you might not get from the...
  • This Week in the Secret History: Terrifying the Tots
    on Feb 21, 2010
    This week marks the birthdays of American illustrator Edward Gorey, and of pioneering German linguist and folklorist, Wilhelm Grimm, who, with his older brother Jacob, created the seminal folk and fairy tale collection, Kinder-und Hausmärchen, bette...
  • This Week in the Secret History: The Strangest Day in Military History?
    on Jan 20, 2010
    Within the space of one day--January 22, 1879-- the British army, which had taken and held the largest empire in human history, suffered one of its most appalling defeats, and achieved, a few hours later, an astonishing triumph. At Isandlwana i...
  • The Strangest Day in Military History?
    on Jan 20, 2010
    Within the space of one day--January 22, 1879-- the British army, which had taken and held the largest empire in human history, suffered one of its most appalling defeats, and achieved, a few hours later, an astonishing triumph. At Isandlwana in...
  • The Strangest Day in Military History
    on Jan 20, 2010
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  • All Hell Breaks Loose: The Jim Jones Revue Shows Them How It's Done
    on Jan 8, 2010
    Most first year anthropology students learn about something called "cargo cults," a phenomenon observed during and after World War II among the remote Melanesian populations of the South Pacific islands. As Wikipedia tells us: During the war, la...
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