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Historical Happening – Bram Stoker

Posted in adventure, amazon, books, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creature features, creepy, dark, digital books, ebook, fantasy, fiction, Film, history, horror, life, literature, macabre, monsters, movies, people, reading, scary, Uncategorized, weird, Words, writing with tags , , , , , , on 11/08/2017 by Edward Brock

The author of Dracula, Jewel of the Seven Stars, The Lair of the White Worm, and other works, was born on this day–in 1847 (in Ireland).

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Historical Happening – Monty Python’s Flying Circus

Posted in art, comedy, Cool Stuff, Film, history, humor, laughter, legends, movies, TV, Uncategorized, weird, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on 10/05/2017 by Edward Brock

The classic comedy show, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, premiered on this day–in 1969. And we’ve laughed since then.

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Historical Happening – The Twilight Zone

Posted in art, books, classic horror, Cool Stuff, creepy, dark, fantasy, fiction, Film, history, horror, legends, life, macabre, monsters, movies, music, News, scary, sci-fi, science, syfy, TV, Uncategorized, weird, wisdom, Words, writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on 10/02/2017 by Edward Brock

The greatest TV series of all-time–premiered on this day, in 1959.

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Historical Happening – The Flintstones

Posted in comedy, Cool Stuff, Film, funny, history, humor, TV, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 09/30/2017 by Edward Brock

The first animated sitcom–and one of the most popular animated shows in TV history–premiered on this day, in 1960. It was created by the cartoon powerhouse of Hanna-Barbera.

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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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