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Eric Boehlert dies at 57

I heard the news at another friend's funeral. Which I guess is the way things are going in this year of our Lord 2022, even though it is increasingly evident that the Lord is taking away this year, out of mercy. Eric Boehlert, who…

Milan John Vano, 89, wild

September 17, 1932 - March 14, 2022 The funeral service for Milan John Vano, 89, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 18, 2022, at Ascension Lutheran Church in Burnsville, MN. It will be preceded by a visit from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30…

Changing Tides Review – GameSpew

Far: Changing the Tides is a lonely, monotonous affair – but there's also something quietly charming about it.Quite honestly, life aboard a rickety steampunk ship, in a world where there's seemingly no other human life as far as the!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Rediscover Egypt with the locals

“No cherubs, pearly doors or dining with Elvis and Jesus,” says Egyptologist Hala Sayed, my private guide for today. Glamorous movie star in a crisp blouse and white jeans, she explains that the ancient Egyptians imagined an afterlife that…

Charles Ponzi (1920)

2020 marked 100 years after Charles Ponzi was indicted for what some have called the "fraud of the century". Indeed, there are not many criminals who have their jobs named after them. But such was the case with the Ponzi…