Category: AG

A DAY IN THE LIFE… OF PIRATES!

I considered writing this entirely in pirate speak, but I determined that would distract too much from the actual information I wanted to get across… so instead, look for the piratical translation below! A long time ago on the Spanish Main in the region known as the Caribbean lived a rough and rugged sort of […]

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HERODOTUS

Look, let us be straight with each other: History, as it is taught in the United States (I cannot speak for other countries) is dry as toast and boring as hell. And to be perfectly honest, most history is not taught as a means of reflecting on the past, but as a method to teach […]

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Spartacus

Do you know why we love the story of Spartacus? And why it is told and retold over and over again in television, movies, and literature? I bet you do, but I’m going to say it anyway because I absolutely have to. Spartacus is the ultimate underdog. It’s like a militant rags to riches fairytale […]

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The Shardana

In honor of “Talk Like a Pirate Day” I have decided to write a story about the Shardana, a race of ancient pirates. In order to talk like them you would have to learn a long dead language, I am afraid.The Shardana, or the Sherden, didn’t exactly leave behind anything for us to definitively talk […]

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