The Value of Money & Destruction

APRIL 22ND Can we trust him? What do we really know about the guy? Well, he killed a bunch of people, and people killed other people because of him. Okay, that doesn't sound too good. Is this really someone we want to associate with? Probably a bit late now. 1864: The U.S. Congress passed the … Continue reading The Value of Money & Destruction

Rock & Roll from Rome to Death

APRIL 21ST Rom and Rem Surveyed the land This is where we suckledat the teat of the she-wolfDo you remember brother? Yes, such memoriesIt seems as good a place as anyTo start our new city 753 BC: Romulus and Remus found Rome (traditional date) 1792: Brazilian revolutionary Tiradentes, is hanged, drawn and quartered in Rio de … Continue reading Rock & Roll from Rome to Death

Poison in Many Forms

APRIL 20TH I got timeYou got the heatI think we should meetI'll bring the methodSmooth as silkJust one questionGot milk? 1862: First pasteurization test completed by Frenchmen Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard Much like parentsWith an unruly childThe Curies nurturedSomething wild(that took years off their lives, making them suffer to the point they wished they … Continue reading Poison in Many Forms