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London’s Rockin History

Chronicles of Old London: Rolling Stones, Beatles and London from Museyon Guides on Vimeo. Discover the rich rock and roll history of London and see the real-life places where history happened, like the Beatles’s Abbey Road Studios and the famed Marquee Club in Soho, where the Rolling Stones got their start. Want to learn more? These are just some of ... Read More »

The Fife Is Right: The Seventh Annual Old South History Challenge

Calling all history buffs! Want to learn while laughing? This Wednesday, April 4, Boston landmark the Old South Meeting House hosts its seventh annual Fife is Right. This hilarious quiz show pits two teams of history experts–including our own Chronicles of Old New York author Charlie Bahne–against each other in a fun-filled trivia contest. This year’s theme, “Underground Boston,” features ... Read More »

News: Art History and Blue Jeans

For something so everyday, so common, so fashionable, it’s a wonder that historians still haven’t figured out quite where the common denim blue jean comes from. Well now, where fashion historian have failed, it seems art historians may have succeeded in the discovering of a 17th-century northern Italian artist dubbed the “Master of the Blue Jeans.”   Unsurprisingly, the running ... Read More »

News: A Pop Journey Through Art History

70 Million by Hold Your Horses ! from L’Ogre on Vimeo.   L’Ogre Productions did an amazing job of reconstructing famous works of art in their video for Franco-Americn band Hold Your Horses! Keep an eye out for the references to Vermeer’s Girl with a pearl earring, Munch’s The Scream and Van Gogh’s self-portrait. Read More »

Ted Takashima Interview

Q1. What inspired you to write The Gene of Life? The discovery made at Limone sul Garda, clones, Neo-Nazis, GMOs — what exactly was happening to make you explore these themes? Humanity has sought eternal life since time immemorial. About twenty years ago, life-science discoveries were under public scrutiny and discussion — genes and genomes, cloning and regenerative cells — and ... Read More »

The Gene of Life

TED TAKASHIMA Berlin, July 2008. After giving a lecture, Max Knight, a Nobel Prize candidate and professor of genetic research, is kidnapped. His captors show him part of a corpse, a left hand, discovered when a bomb exploded at a neo-Nazi rally. Although the hand appears to be that of a male in his forties, it actually belongs to a ... Read More »

Holiday Reads from Museyon

“We deliver to you stories of hope and graciousness during this dark year.” Return to the Most Beautiful Village in the World I Will Never Forget You Lust, Lies and Monarchy THE WALL 1. Return to the Most Beautiful Village in the World (ISBN 978-1-940842-45-5, Yutaka Kobayashi, picture book, 40 pages, $17.99) Return to the Most Beautiful Village in the World ... Read More »

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