Friday Open Thread 

Thirteen Tombs of the Ming I’ll be in Beijing for the next 2 weeks. Jimmy will be minding the store. I may be able to check in here or there. My phone is due an upgrade so I will run the Great Firewall and brick the phone upon my return!

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Thursday Open Thread 

Canadian Cpl Bob Roberts runs into a 20th c. Potsdam Giant while taking surrenders shortly after D-Day.

Wednesday Open Thread 

Capture of Constantinople in 1204 by Tintoretto (1580)

Monday Open Thread 

The obvious retort to yesterday’s Queen meme.

Sunday Open Thread

Saturday Open Thread 

Short review: Go see it.

Friday Open Thread 

As seen on the Book of Face… “Sunday in the Park with Chris” (Christie)

Thursday Open Thread 

Red Army soldiers training on mooseback in the 1930s. No word on where the squirrel was.

Wednesday Open Thread 

Independence Day Open Thread