Friday, November 11, 2016

Election Fatigue?

Need something fun for post-election?  Why not check out a fun film?

Fawlty Towers

Doctor Who

Kal Ho Na Ho

Star Wars: A New Hope





Party Girl

James Bond (any one will do!)

Back to the Future

Loony Tunes

Flight of the Condors

Hope and Glory

Friday, November 04, 2016

Remember Remember

Remember Remember the Fifth of November
Gunpowder Treason and Plot
I know of no Reason
Why Gunpowder Treason
Ever should be Forgot!

Guy Fawkes Day falls on the Fifth of November, also known as Bonfire Night:

If all this talk of blowing up Parliament (and so close to US Election Day!) has you in a revolutionary mood, check out:

Apthedker, Herbert.  The Nature of Democracy, Freedom and Revolution.  JC585 A6

Arendt, Hannah.  On Revolution.  JC491 A68 1965

DeFronzo, James.  Revolutionary Movements in World History.  REF D295 R49 2006

Sidbury, James.  Ploughshares into Swords: Race, Rebellion and Identity in Gabriel's Virginia 1730-1810.  F234 R59 N477 1997