Archive for January 2018

The Federal Writers' Project looks at Aurora, Illinois

The Federal Writers' Project looks at Aurora, Illinois
  At the depths of the Great Depression, in 1935,  the Federal Writers Project, under the Works Progress Administration, employed over 6000 writers, artists, and photographers.  They recorded and documented many aspects of American life during a time of extreme financial distress, natural disasters and a looming war in Europe.  Many believe the most lasting contribution of the Writers... Read more »

The X Files Returns -- stranger than reality?

The X Files Returns -- stranger than reality?
Television FBI Agents,  Mulder and Skully, are back from deep cover for some TV face time in 2018. There hasn’t been a lot of advertising for this 11th season, but you would expect that for a duo that investigates slime from other planets, crypto-animals that have unicorn horns and elephant bodies and who have been... Read more »