We talked about tarot, astrology, and accents on the 'Historian' and boygenius musician's first-ever "proper" date.
We talk to the rising Virginia songstress about nihilism, queerness, and getting heavy on her knockout second album, 'Historian.'
“I kept it a secret because the place needed to gain historical importance."
The relationship between confectionary and the fair goes beyond throwing up on the waltzers. Traditional fairground sweets like Northern Ireland’s Yellowman honeycomb or Scottish mint Hawick Balls are intertwined with social history.
Though not quite yet a household name, as historians and public intellectuals go, Howard Zinn has in the last few years become increasingly present in the public eye (whatever that is).
A longtime reader of this magazine (such as yourself) already knows about David Wallechinsky because you read the People's Lists feature in every issue.
Over the course of books such as How the Irish Saved Civilization, Sailing the Wine-Dark Seas, and Mysteries of the Middle Ages, historian Thomas Cahill has done more for making ancient history readable and entertaining than all the cobweb-covered...