Month: May 2020

History Painting: ‘Capture of Joan of Arc’ by Adolf-Alexander Dillens, circa 1850.

You’ve all heard of the story of France’s national heroine, nicknamed ‘The maid of Orleans’ and how she rode at […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Bullet With Butterfly Wings’ by The Smashing Pumpkins.

Exactly twenty years ago today, on May 23, 2000, The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan announced that his band, after 11 […]

The 12 Best Actresses of the 2010s – Part 2 (of 3).

The following list of the best actresses of the 2010s was always going to be a subjective choice on my […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Paranoia’ by Liza Anne.

What I really like about Nashville based Liza Anne is how quickly she has evolved as a musician. She’s taken […]

Top Ten Lists: The Essential John Ford Films.

Hollywood film director John Ford was born in Cape Elizabeth, Maine on February 1st 1894 and died on August 31st […]