Politics/History Archive

  • The Cold War didn’t really end. It’s been sitting in the chest freezer in the basement of geopolitical relations all these years. As crazy Uncle […]

    Cold War Freezer Burn

    The Cold War didn’t really end. It’s been sitting in the chest freezer in the basement of geopolitical relations all these years. As crazy Uncle […]

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  • When it came to high drama concerning Russia, the west was at its prime in the 80’s. The Waterboys capture a huge slice in this […]

    Hard Corps Cold War Rock

    When it came to high drama concerning Russia, the west was at its prime in the 80’s. The Waterboys capture a huge slice in this […]

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  • 1870 to 1945: ‘Just a gleam in the world’s eye,’ or ‘The importance of hairstyles and hindsight’ My grandfather was a history professor, and though […]

    Cold War Rock Timeline, Part One

    1870 to 1945: ‘Just a gleam in the world’s eye,’ or ‘The importance of hairstyles and hindsight’ My grandfather was a history professor, and though […]

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  • SOVIET UNION, 1989: Frank Sinatra gets credit for a lot of things: being the epitome of Vegas cool; being an incredible singer; being a “swordsman”/ladies […]

    The Sinatra Doctrine

    SOVIET UNION, 1989: Frank Sinatra gets credit for a lot of things: being the epitome of Vegas cool; being an incredible singer; being a “swordsman”/ladies […]

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