Born April 25, 1284, Edward II is so much more than the weedy bloke in Braveheart as his real story is beset by treachery, rumor, and the search for power.
With St. Valentine’s day on the horizon, we’re wondering, Who the fudge was he? Well, according to history, there are three claimants.
Linked by talent, and ultimately fate, Bessie Smith and Janis Joplin were the very definition of the blues.
The term “Kafkaesque” is bandied about the round table of discussion, but what the hell does it mean? And what of the man’s body of work?
A man whose life was as macabre and mysterious as his work, Edgar Allan Poe is one name who should be Googled … forevermore.
Enemy of the State, moralist, and voice of the people … but what made Dostoevsky Dostoevsky and why does his work still resonate?
Loretta Barnard scales the soaring heights of the adaptable, yet unique composer Igor Stravinsky.