Basically, the Romulan Zhat Vash were a good metaphor for religious extremist organizations, which take mythology and lore and twist it for their own ends. The Romulans never truly understood the purpose and meaning of The Admonition, but that didn't stop them from sacrificing generation after generation to its mind-melting visions, or committing damnable actions like sabotaging the Romulan rescue effort after the fall of Romulus, thereby hurting their own people. … [Read more...] about Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Explains Connection Between Romulan History and The Admonition
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From the late 1950s to the early 1970s, the English forward was his country’s reference point as it pertained to The Beautiful Game, scoring 357 first-division goals over the span of 14 years. Greaves’ 266 goals with Tottenham makes him the club’s all-time top scorer, while his 44 goals in 57 caps (0.77 goals-per-game) with England makes him one the most efficient scorers the Three Lions have ever had. … [Read more...] about Burning Question: The most underrated player in history?
“It’s almost tearful, I tell you I wanted to win this race so bad,” Wallace told ESPN. “I was so mad when Alan got killed there. … When I took that thing, I looped that baby around, I did the Alan Kulwicki Victory Lap and I was so prideful.” … [Read more...] about April 4 in NASCAR history: Rusty Wallace honors Alan Kulwicki after Bristol win
Another consequence of social media is that the fashion cycles have sped up, so trends are coming up quickly and the idea of what “vintage” means has changed. Now when we use the term we’re not just using it in reference to a floral blouse that looks like it’s from the Second World War, we could be talking about a bucket hat from the 1990s or a boxy, shoulder-padded suit jacket from the 1980s. Goodhood recently launched a vintage T-shirt range which showcased old tech logos from Apple to the disintegrating Microsoft square. … [Read more...] about Down to a vintage tee: pulling on a piece of history
Her Dickensian Country Show takes over an entire gallery space and turns it into a "fun fair" with a dark twist: there's a "Colonial Roundabout", and rides titled "Live Stock" and "Warn a Brother" — each of these repurposing vintage carnival rides to create sinister allusions. … [Read more...] about Australian artists tap into current fears and past nightmares in Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art