by Mark Goldstein The Jamestown Mythos Growing up in Virginia, some of the earliest history lessons I remember from my childhood were about Jamestown. I
Myth Into Film
by Paige Lurie America is built on myths. We love it. From George Washington chopping down a cherry tree to Teddy Rosevelt saving a bear,
A Boring Beauty : 1492 Conquet of Paradise
by Paige Lurie In 1492: The Conquest of Paradise, Columbus sailed the ocean blue – and viewers were bored too. Now this movie was not
1492: Conquest of Paradise Not Based in Truth
While the film does deserve some historical credit for dealing with the mistreatment of the natives at all, the film’s decision to portray Columbus as sympathetic and friendly to the Indians he brutalized and enslaved was both inaccurate and deeply irresponsible.
Back in March of 2019, after various missed connections I went on a date with Mark and was charmed by his charming personality, adorable cats,