HistoryBuff is closing in on its second month in operation. Overall we’ve been thrilled at the response we’ve gotten from folks who care about history. Being able to share these stories has been a joy so far, and a privilege we take seriously. Occasionally one of our Facebook fans will question our Read more
The pillars of fascism are clear to any student of history: populism, ultranationalism, anti-liberal and anti-democratic rhetoric. Media, with some exception, has abandoned all discretion with the word. Trump doesn’t meet the requirements, but he comes closer than any U.S. politician in recent memor Read more
Yesterday HistoryBuff published an opinion piece that addressed today’s Syrian refugee crisis by providing some historical context around an immigration controversy of the past. I edited the article. It was well-researched and based on real historical events. I was thrilled to see the amount of atte Read more
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Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman write with an inkwell and blotter. They preserve their food with an ice box. They ride antique tricycles. They wear elaborate period dress and stave off chilly ocean breezes with a kerosene space heater in their thoroughly Victorian home. But when I requested an interview Read more