Crepuscule in Blood and Guts
the most curious incident in the life of James McNeill Whistler
This one has it all: sibling rivalry, country club politics, adultery, duels, the Civil War, Spanish colonial policy, and three giant piles of bird poop.
Categories: Arts & Culture, Daring & Epic Journeys, Series 13
the mysterious fortress of Nan Madol
On Pohnpei, upon a stone altar, within the spaces... the legendary and factual story of Nan Madol.
Categories: People & Places, Series 9, The Quest for the Past
Cold Hard Cash
the rai stones of Yap, David Dean O'Keefe, and the nature of money
Would you trade your house for a rock? Before you say no, keep this in mind: it's a really really nice rock!
Categories: People & Places, Series 2, Strange Customs & Superstitions
He Fired When Ready
the Spanish-American war's forgotten hero
He was the most celebrated war hero of his day, but is virtually forgotten today. We explore the life of Charles Vernon Gridley (1844-1898).
Categories: Biography, History, Series 1