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The Emerald City

January 26, 2017 Emerald City The Emerald City is the Capital of The Land of Oz. In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the walls are green, but the city itself is not.  In fact, the Wizard makes everyone wear green … Continue reading

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Grimm

December 20, 2013 Grimm It has been a Grimm week. Although perhaps formidable emotionally, it comes from watching Season 1 of the supernatural series of the same name. Grimm first aired on NBC in 2011. It is a mix up … Continue reading

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The War of the Roses and The Game of Thrones

The War of the Roses and Game of Thrones   There have been a number of references to the fact that George RR Martin drew inspiration from the historical War of the Roses, but nothing in great detail about what … Continue reading

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Gothic: 400 Years of Excess, Horror, Evil and Ruin

Gothic: 400 Years of Excess, Horror, Evil and Ruin Richard Davenport-Hines, 1998 Davenport-Hines begins with the Goths in Eastern Europe in 410AD when the sacked Rome.  In the 1300s, the word Goth came to denote the architecture of that flourished … Continue reading

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