Category Archives: How Monty Python Ruined My Life

Charlottesville


You’ll get some history, with me analyzing and connecting dots.  You’ll also get my sarcasm, free of charge. No doubt, you’ve read and seen many news stories about what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12th, 2017.       This is … Continue reading

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King Alfred and the Cakes


For the full true story click on British History.  The following is my silly take: King Alfred had his version of his merry men, long predating Robin Hood.  Mix this with King Arthur and Monty Python and the Holy Grail. … Continue reading

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A Tongue in Cheek History of Ireland


Many of my readers have read my History Made Fun stuff.  I want to travel to Ireland and thought I would do my tongue in cheek Irish History. Why am I writing this?  I’m Jewish, not Irish. According to DNA, … Continue reading

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The Future of the Jews. עתידם של היהודים.


With the war and Gaza and anti-Jewish protests everywhere, I thought now was the time to write this. Sounds dire, doesn’t it?  Most of this is philosophical and asking questions with a little silliness at the end. You are a … Continue reading

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The Good News Is…


The good news is, you can live in a nice neighborhood.  The bad news?  If you are poor, you have your own entrance.  You can be the maid, and have to go around the corner to your employer in the … Continue reading

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New Building in Brooklyn.


My Mom has been telling me about proposed new buildings on the Brooklyn Waterfront, below where she lives, and where I grew up.  Click on New York Times, for more. Mom tells me, you can’t insurance.  Makes sense.  Why?  Because … Continue reading

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Another Day On New York City Transit.


New York City Transit Speak:  If you can understand, a New York City transit announcement, the speaker hasn’t learned the code yet.  It is supposed to sound like the adults in Peanuts cartoons. Elevators in the Subway:  With the heat, … Continue reading

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