This is the grave of Hassan Toufanian. I don’t know too much about Toufanian. But I was wandering a cemetery looking for someone else and boy did that grave stone look interesting. I’m cer
I have been unusually transfixed by this year’s World Cup, where histories of European identity and empire are so clearly on display. [updated 15 July] We’re headed into the last week, and
Unless you’re The Muppets, this is a song that cannot be duplicated in a studio. WE’LL DO IT LIVE! In 1975 Queen released one of the weirdest songs of all time that became a massive hit, t
Paul already pointed our attention to the full transcript of Trump’s interview with the Wall Street Journal. Like pretty much all of Trump’s long-form interviews, it’s truly terrify
I wonder how true this actually is. An Iranian official said “Republican rivals of the current US administration” attempted to stall last month’s Iranian-U.S. prisoner swap until the
A couple of articles on the history of world slavery that may pique your interest on a Sunday morning. First, here’s a really interesting photo essay on African slaves in Iran in the late 19th a
I’ve been putting together a lecture for tomorrow’s U.S. Environmental History class on atomic nature and I came across this ad, which I just could not resist sharing with you. Good times.
I wonder if Iran is accepting American entries to its Death to America festival: As part of the campaign, Ouj also launched the “Death to America Grand Award” festival, sponsored by themselves and