| Feb 22, 2013
Here is something new for Geek To Me readers! Courtesy of Wunderkind PR comes this excerpt from The Mongoliad Book Three by Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, Mark Teppo, Nicole Galland, Erik Bear, Joseph Brassey and Cooper Moo. Here is how the book is described...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Mary Pickford bobbed her hair on June 21, 1928. It made news worldwide. For she was "America's Sweetheart," and those signature golden curls symbolized an earlier, more innocent age when Pickford reigned as the most famous movie star in the world....
| Feb 12, 2013
Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment.
Confession: Until this week, I had never...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:23 AM
CHARLEVOIX -- The Charlevoix Public Library recently completed three digitization projects: Oral Traditions Videos, 1901 Plat Book, and the Rayder Yearbooks.
Through funding from the Friends of the Charlevoix Public Library, these projects came to...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Toys, furniture, photographs and insightful documents pull Abraham Lincoln, his parents and his descendants off the history pages at "The Lincolns: Five Generations of an American Family," an exhibit coming to the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Today I launch my official campaign to get Bruce Springsteen on the $1 Trillion coin that President Obama will have to have the Treasury mint and deposit at the Fed.
Let me first say that while it is certainly a preposterous idea to mint a trillion...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Sugarhill Gang made a musical mark in history when in 1979 they topped the charts with “Rapper’s Delight.”
The 15-minute rap told us to “rock it to the bang-bang,” as it rocketed up the charts making it the first hip-hop...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:09 PM
One question I often get asked is....
Chad, How many days a week should I work out? I wish I had a dollar for every time someone asked me that question, I'd have — a lot of dollars.
Let me first answer your question with a question. (Something...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Rare interviews conducted in the 80s by former record executive Joe Smith and recently donated to the Library of Congress are starting to be digitalized and uploaded on their website. In one, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler admits that during the height...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 1:10 PM
A South Bend rap music artist known as Million has created a tribute song honoring the amazing season the Notre Dame football program has experienced. The song, titled "The Champs," has been copyrighted with the United States Library of Congress and has...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The Library of Congress announced the names of 25 films Wednesday that are to be enshrined in its National Film Registry. Of those 25, 5-1/2 were based on books or stories. The half? Read on.
The 1983 film "A Christmas Story" -- with Ralphie, a frozen...
| Dec 20, 2012
National Film Registry: An article in the Dec. 19 Calendar about the latest selections for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress said that "A League of Their Own" was about the All-American Girls Professional Softball League...