June 15, 2013 Annual luncheon of the Montreat College Friends of the Library. Tommy Hays will be speaking about his novel The Pleasure Was Mine and previewing his upcoming What I Came to Tell You. Lunch at 12:00 noon in Gaither Fellowship Hall. $15.00 for lunch and speaker. Speaker only at 1:00 pm in adjacent Gaither Chapel $10.00. Annual dues: $15.00Reservations: 828-669-8012 Ext. 3502 or 3504See More
As the Twig is Bent, the original book in the Matt Davis Mystery Series by Joe Perrone Jr, is now available as an audio book from Audible.com and iTunes. Opening Day and Twice Bitten, the second…See More
Entertainment Weekly published its top 100 list. (It's not available online yet, but if and when it is, I'll link it.) No. 1 is Harry Potter. No. 2 is The Sopranos. Youtube and Facebook, Lord of the Rings and Arrested Development are on the list.
It isn't unreasonable to expect that there would be a little more attention to history. Bible studies, folk tales, and even 1950s TV westerns dug history stories. The EW list has three history-minded entries by my count: three movies--Gladiator; Pirates of the Caribbean; and Fahrenheit 9/11.
How do history-minded people return history to popular culture?