2017, YEAR OF THE ROOSTER: Keep it Simple

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“2016 can suck it!” I keep hearing this along with posted images of the grim reaper. “When we ring 2016 out, make sure to put a bullet in its head.” Without a doubt it’s been a rabid, laughing hyena of a year. Maybe not the worst year in history. Maybe not as bad as 72,000… Read More »

The Music of Marco Polo

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This was a fine week for the hardworking Marco Polo team, our loyal ‘Golden Horde’ as we learned that the series was ranked #2 in digital TV, only behind ‘Orange is the New Black.” Also came in at #3 in all TV shows–a quantum jump of 48 spots from the week prior — only behind… Read More »

Was Marco Polo a ‘knight’ in the court of Kublai Khan?

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Put the question to foremost historian John Man and he will tell you, “Yes, it’s entirely possible. And if he was, he had good reason to hide the fact.” Man first explored this question when dealing with another: “Why the absence of the Marco Polo name from any Chinese or Persian records?” Man turns to… Read More »