Following on from the time travelling theme in my Back to the Future post comes this documentary about the Irish Mail route from London to Dublin that operated from 1848. The documentary was originally broadcast in 1954. It has this lovely old fashioned feel to it. It’s amazing that it […]
I’ve just listened to an excellent documentary about Lanier Phillips, the US Navy’s first black sonar technician. You should listen to it too.
Witchcraft in Ireland
Here’s a 39 minute podcast about Witchcraft (mp3) from the RTÉ Documentary on One series. It was first broadcast in 1976. The first half of the documentary is enlightening, explaining what and how witches worship, but the discussion on black magic is disturbing. The guy who was confident he had […]
The Power of Nightmares
Justin linked to The Power of Nightmares and I’m watching it now. Excellent and thought provoking look at the US neo-conservatives and al-Qaeda. Frightening too. Pity some people think it’s all so simple. At least others are concerned for the safety of Margaret Hassan. God Help Her. Later… As Keith […]