Chikatilo was a serial killer. And he was pissed off about Holodomor. Clearly, all of those other people pissed off about the Holodomor are probably closet serial killers as well. Hardy har har!
This holiday is pure Americana, and it is pure revisionist history.
What a world of difference there was between the two victorious athletes. Rocky was power and the Charioteer was restraint.
The Iron Age remains unearthed in Kodungallur included a part of a wooden canoe and bollards (stakes used to secure canoes and boats) giving the first archaeological evidence that trade was indeed part of human activity even in those Iron Age days.
As the Swami expressed a wish to shift to the fellow Bengali’s place, Sundarama Iyer was naturally reluctant to let him go, and the Swami pacified him saying that “we Bengalis are a clannish people.”
This is a review of 1948: The First Arab-Israeli War by Benny Morris. Yale University Press. 2008.
Why does immortality only belong to the dead?
This is a review of God’s Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215, by David Levering Lewis. W.W. Norton. 2008
My friend told me about his grandmother, who got very lucky during the bombing attack on the Old Town. A entire building fell on top of her, but she was not caught by the walls.
Three months ago, a brown, communist-style envelope had landed on my doorstep. The invitation announced an “official and obligatory celebration” – a communist chic birthday – at Klub Feniks in Krakow