James Bond and JFK

 The early 1960s. The pinnacle of male style, when men treated each activity, accouterment and debutant with sophistication and taste. But the two ambassadors of swinging sixties charm were also two of the Cold War’s coldest warriors. Both were boarding school boys turned navy officers, men who rose in rank to the heights of government…

Parkland: The Forgotten Tales of November 22nd

Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s film Parkland, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination is out on Blu-Ray, DVD and VOD this week and even if you don’t agree with its lone gunman perspective, it’s a well-acted and moving portrayal of this tragic event. Parkland is named after the hospital in which President…

3 Steps to Ease the Pain

The dispute over the true circumstances of the JFK assassination has raged for nearly have a century. Just when it seems like the fire will die down, a new revelation, watershed book or controversial film stokes the flames of debate. Perhaps America’s ongoing obsession with the darkest day in its history stems from the fundamental…

Zombies Killed Kennedy?

50 Years after his Election, Jack Strikes Back The smash hit video game Call of Duty: Black Ops was released 50 years to the day after the election of  President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, but anyone worried the newsmaking launch of the game would distract from this historically significant date shouldn’t be. Not only does President…