The Western Tradition revisited: The Byzantines

(Publisher’s Note: Originally published in March of 2014) The glory that was Rome and its empire has been covered in television documentaries rather expansively. Yet the Eastern Empire that survived…..


The Third Man: Vienna’s Favorite Movie

(Publisher’s Note: Originally published in December of 2013) “You know what the fellow said? In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed. But…..