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Historical Happenings – Horror, Sci-Fi, Hobbits

Posted in amazon, books, box office, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creature features, creepy, dark, ebook, fantasy, fiction, Film, history, horror, kindle, macabre, monsters, movies, mythology, News, reading, scary, sci-fi, stephen king, Uncategorized, weird, Words, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on 09/21/2017 by Edward Brock

A trio of historically important events happened on September 21st.

Stephen King was born–1947.

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H.G. Wells was born–in 1866.

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit was first released–in 1937.

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Historical Happening – The Great Moon Hoax

Posted in Cool Stuff, fantasy, fiction, history, legends, mythology, News, people, social media, Uncategorized, weird with tags , , , , on 08/25/2017 by Edward Brock

Proof that fake news has been with us for a long time.

The Great Moon Hoax began on this day, in 1835. Published in six parts by the newspaper, The Sun, the articles claimed that a civilization had been discovered–living on the Moon.

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Historical Happening – A Hard Day’s Night (Beatles film)

Posted in Albums, beatles, comedy, Cool Stuff, Film, history, LP, music, radio, soundtracks, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 08/11/2017 by Edward Brock

The Beatles starred in their film feature-length film, A Hard Day’s Night, which was released (in the U.S.) on this day in 1964.

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Historical Happening – Nixon Resigns

Posted in history, News, people, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 08/08/2017 by Edward Brock

President Richard Nixon resigned on this day–in 1974–following impeachment hearings after the Watergate Scandal.

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Disruptions (Short Story Collection)

Posted in art, books, Cool Stuff, creepy, dark, ebook, fantasy, fiction, folklore, halloween, history, horror, ibooks, legends, literature, macabre, monsters, mythology, nook, reading, scary, sci-fi, Uncategorized, weird, Words with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 08/02/2017 by Edward Brock

My short story collection, DISRUPTIONS, is available on a variety of digital platforms (and in print on Amazon).

Amazon / all Others 

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Historical Happening – Gulf of Tonkin

Posted in end of the world, history, history doomsday, life, News, people, politics, sea, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 08/02/2017 by Edward Brock

The Gulf of Tonkin Incident occurred on this day–in 1964. It is a controversial encounter that drew the United States into the Vietnam War.

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Historical Happening – NASA

Posted in adventure, Cool Stuff, history, life, News, people, sci-fi, science, Smithsonian, technology, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on 07/29/2017 by Edward Brock

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (aka NASA) was established on this day, in 1958.

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