Harry Houdini AKA Erik Weisz was born on March 24, 1874 in Budapest Hungary. His parents were Mayer Samuel Weiss a rabbinical lawyer and Cecilia Sterner. Erik was the fourth of seven children. read more
Not very much is known of Saint Joseph or Joseph of Nazareth. All of the information we have is found in the Gospel of Luke and The Gospel of Matthew.
The Gospel of Matthew tells us in the lineage of Jesus that Joseph’s father’s name was Jacob. read more
(PCM) The Phantom of the Opera did not get its start on Broadway. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical opened On The West End London, at Her Majesty’s Theatre on October 9, 1986. read more
Edgar Allen Poe was born on January 19, 1809 to a married couple of traveling actors in Boston. Soon after his birth both of his parents passed away.
Before reading this we must cast away our preconceived notions of the life of Poe. read more
The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia, Flight of Dragons, The Dragon Riders of Pern, How to Train a Dragon and Harry Potter are all books and films that explore dragons in one way or another. read more
The Black Dahlia Mystery
Elizabeth Short was a 22 year old actress whose body was found on January 15, 1947 in a vacant lot in Leimert Park, a suburb of Los Angeles California, brutally murdered. read more
P.T. Barnum had already made a name for himself as a showman before he discovered Tom Thumb. Barnum had toured the country with a woman who claimed to be George Washington’s nurse and was well over 100 years old. read more
On December 4th 1872 the crew of the Dei Gratia was 400 miles off the shores of the Azures when a crew member spotted a ship that seemed to be adrift. read more