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On This Day in History- 3 January 1892

by TheSlasherJunkieon 03/01/2013
Given the recent release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, or The Hobbit Part 1 as I like to think of it, it’s fitting that today marks the 121st birthday of none other than fantasy giant John Ronald Reuel, or J.R.R., Tolkien. While he did not invent the genre of fantasy, one could argue that […]

On This Day- December 22, 1944

by TheSlasherJunkieon 23/12/2012
Have you ever watched Charlie Brown, heard him say “nuts!”, and wondered how that came about. It’s an interesting story. It goes back to the Second World War, in one of our most trying times of the entire war, and it’s got probably the best misinterpretation I’ve ever heard. We had invaded Normandy six months […]