When it comes to historical accuracy, our next stop on the Disney Odyssey is definitely near the top of the list... that is, the list of films which took TONS of liberties with historical fact and real culture. Even so, it's arguably one of the best portrayals of Native Americans in Disney canon, let alone in… Continue reading Disney Odyssey #33 – How Many Colors Does The Wind Have, Anyway?
I Say, What A Charming Lawn Party!
Announcement! The Duke and Duchess of Buckingham and The Stafford Society will host “A Victorian & Steampunk Lawn Party” on Sunday May 22nd 2016 from Noon until Four o’clock at “Stafford Manor" (aka the Kneeland Walker House in Wauwatosa, WI). The Lawn Party will feature a Luncheon Buffet by the Steampunk Chef, Aaron Egan at… Continue reading I Say, What A Charming Lawn Party!
Dinner, Dancing, and Remembering the Titanic
You are cordially invited... On Saturday, April 9th, 2016, I'm pleased to announce I will be participating in a very swanky and unique event. Midwest-located lovers of history and/or the 1997 James Cameron blockbuster film will be pleased to discover that there is a special re-enactment dinner taking place at the Al Ringling Mansion in Baraboo,… Continue reading Dinner, Dancing, and Remembering the Titanic
Leia on the Playground: Scenes and Memories of Star Wars
1. "Have you seen Star Wars?" The question is hazy in my mind now, but back then it came unbidden to my lips as a new friendship blossomed with a boy in my second grade class. He was a scrawny, rough and tumble kid with scraped knees and a really cool bike. I don't remember… Continue reading Leia on the Playground: Scenes and Memories of Star Wars