“Mr. Mummy” Video Recommendation with Dr. Bob Brier

“Bob Brier, Egyptologist and Author Affectionately known as Mr. Mummy, Dr. Bob Brier is recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts on mummies and Egyptology. As Senior Research Fellow at Long Island University/LIU Post in Brookville, New York, he has conducted pioneering research in mummification practices and has investigated some of the world’s mostContinue reading ““Mr. Mummy” Video Recommendation with Dr. Bob Brier”

The Best Years of Our Lives: Film Recommendation

“Fred, Al and Homer are three World War II veterans facing difficulties as they re-enter civilian life. Fred (Dana Andrews) is a war hero who, unable to compete with more highly skilled workers, has to return to his low-wage soda jerk job. Bank executive Al (Fredric March) gets into trouble for offering favorable loans toContinue reading “The Best Years of Our Lives: Film Recommendation”

National Geographic History: Magazine Recommendation

I highly recommend the National Geographic History magazine. The magazine offers 6 issues each year. There are full-color photographs throughout, which are stunning. Each article is well-considered and -written. The articles are varied. If you enjoy ancient history, you’re covered. Middle Ages? Yep, covered. American West? Enjoy! And so many topics in between as well.Continue reading “National Geographic History: Magazine Recommendation”

BLITZED: DRUGS IN THE THIRD REICH Book Recommendation

…”Drug Policy and Use within the Wehrmacht: Drug use in the German military during World War II was actively encouraged and widespread, especially during the war’s later stages as the Wehrmacht became depleted and increasingly dependent on youth as opposed to experience.[3] Stimulants: In an effort to make its front-line soldiers and fighter pilots fightContinue reading “BLITZED: DRUGS IN THE THIRD REICH Book Recommendation”

WORLD WAR II MAGAZINE RECOMMENDATION

In today’s video, I offer reasons why WORLD WAR II MAGAZINE is a great read. What I like about it: -Great pictures in both color and B&W-A variety of interesting topics-Well-written-Well-researched-Articles are just the right length

THE NUREMBERG TRIAL by Ann and John Tusa: BOOK RECOMMENDATION

I am listening to The Nuremberg Trial via Audible (and NO, this is NOT a sponsored video), written by Ann and John Tusa. Admittedly, I doubt I would read this. That said, I do enjoy listening to it. It’s fascinating material. Description (from Amazon/Audible): “Here is a gripping account of the major postwar trial ofContinue reading “THE NUREMBERG TRIAL by Ann and John Tusa: BOOK RECOMMENDATION”

GHOST TOWNS by Gary B. Speck: Book Recommendation

Today, I am offering a book recommendation. And that book is: GHOST TOWNS by Gary B. Speck. Full color photos fill the pages as well as just enough information about each town to whet ones appetite or to allow one to move forward quickly. This is a wonderful book to begin your ghost town journey.

LOOK AROUND CHITTENDEN COUNTY, VERMONT: Book Recommendation

LOOK AROUND CHITTENDEN COUNTY, VERMONT, published in 1976, is a compilation of all of their Look Around series of booklets. It was released as a limited edition book with only 500 books produced. If you’re interested in the history of assorted buildings around Chittenden County in Vermont, then you’ll likely LOVE this book! I highlyContinue reading “LOOK AROUND CHITTENDEN COUNTY, VERMONT: Book Recommendation”

Puluz Smartphone Video Rig Kit Review

Today’s video is a review of the Puluz Smartphone Video Rig Kit. I use this item extensively when I film videos for YouTube. I begin with Amazon’s description because I purchased it from Amazon. I was looking for the least expensive option that also included the most options and versatility. Next, I explain what IContinue reading “Puluz Smartphone Video Rig Kit Review”

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