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Persian Letter Series: Letter 29 – Rica to Ibben, at Smryna

This is the fifth post in a series of posts examining excerpts of Charles Montesquieu’s …

Persian Letter Series: Letter 24 – Rica to Ibben, At Smyrna

This is the fourth post in a series of posts examining excerpts of Charles Montesquieu’s …

Persian Letter Series: Letter 19 – Usbek To His Friend Rustan, At Isfahan

This is the third post in a series of posts examining excerpts of Charles Montesquieu’s …

Persian Letter Series: Letter 8 – Usbek To His Friend Rustan, At Isfahan

This is the second post in a series of posts examining excerpts of Charles Montesquieu’s …

Persian Letters

The Persian Letters(1720), written by Charles Montesquieu, was a precursor to some of his greater …

Charlie Sheen – Violent Torpedo of Truth Review

You just spent $120 on a ticket to something to which you had no idea what to expect.  A guy, an …

Lars and the Real Girl

The caption on the cover of this movie sums it up best:  “A whimsical, funny, moving film”.  That …

Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus

He steered Rome from a time of civil war and anarchy to a period of civility and prosperity.  He …

Tequila

This post about tequila will start out talking about absinthe.  Why?  Because it’s …

Gaius Julius Caesar 100 BC – 44 BC

A lot of people in America today don’t realize the powerful influence Rome has had on their …
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