This is a 1976 interview of Stan Lee ( 1922-2018) the comics publisher and artist who was responsible for the creation of popular Marvel superheroes Spiderman, The Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four, and many other comics characters that are a major part of American popular culture. Lee in this interview discusses what elements made Marvel a […]Read more "Stan Lee Interview (1976)"
This statue is an artistic representation of King Kafre a ruler of the fourth dynasty( 2575 B.C.E- 2465 B.C.E). Kafre’s time period was the Old Kingdom ( 2686 B.C.E -2181 B.C.E) . This statue was made of diorite and stands at a height of 66 1/8 inches. There is not much known about this Pharaoh. […]Read more "King Khafre Statue (2530 B.C.E)"
This is an engraving by Albert Durer during the Renaissance. This engraving was thought to be one of his earliest signed works in the medium. There are a total of four women shown in the engraving thought to be witches. All are nude, which indicates there is some form of erotic nature to the engraving. […]Read more "The Four Witches (1497) By Albert Durer"
This is the first edition of the Gothic horror novel that would later become a major part of popular culture. Bram Stoker the Irish novelist never lived to see his creations become a financial success. Writing was never a profession that led to immense profits or economic security. Dracula has spawned numerous films and vampire related […]Read more "The First Edition of Dracula (1897)"
This is a 1986 commercial for Ghostbusters toys. The film was so popular that a cartoon series was made and produce a toy line from the Kenner toy company. Kenner Products was a toy company founded in 1946 and was absorbed into Hasbro in the year 2000. Between those years it produced a number of […]Read more "Kenner’s Ghostbusters Toy Commercial (1986)"
This is a painting by Hans Baldung-Grien during Renaissance era Europe. Bauldung-Grien was known for his paintings, woodcuts, and designs for stained glass. He also was a skilled illustrator for books and printed materials. The painting known as The Three Ages of Women and Death was produce in 1539 and was part of a larger […]Read more "The Three Ages of Women and Death (1539)"
Henry Kissinger political scientist, diplomat, and geopolitical consultant explains why US Military had to be reorganized. All out war with the Soviet Union would be perilous. Kissinger was against a policy of all out retaliation. Nuclear deterrence stopped in some respects the two superpowers from going to full scale total war. Yet, this did not […]Read more "Henry Kissinger on The Soviet Union, US Military, and Nuclear Deterrence (1958)"