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The Business of Entertainment, Georgia Style

The Business of Entertainment, Georgia Style

PRESS RELEASE FOR SIEGE and for the SIEGE INVESTMENT CONFERENCE NOTICE: On Friday, October 6, 2017, we will hold our seventh consecutive annual SIEGE INVESTMENT CONFERENCE. FEES. Costs for the Investment Conference are covered by sponsors.  No charge to judges, presenters or attendees. WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS YEAR?  In the session that just ended, the Georgia […]

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“Take Your Broken Heart….”

“Take Your Broken Heart….”

“In a world that has felt crazy and out of control for a while now, it is a true delight to know that there are women in the world like the radiant Viola Davis and the incomparable Meryl Streep. Their words from this year’s Golden Globe Awards are both touching and eloquent. Faced with the […]

History’s Rising Star

History’s Rising Star

Atlanta writer Hunter S. Jones, never imagined that leaving the world of fiction for historical writing would put her in the spotlight. The best-selling author of Phoenix Rising saw that her history based articles were attention grabbers.   “I dusted off my History Degree and took the dive into history’s mosh pit earlier this year,” she said. […]

TV Review: Stranger Things

TV Review: Stranger Things

ONLY ON NETFLIX – PREMIERES 15th JULY 2016 “Stranger Things” have some of the most bizarre twists. I’ve viewed multiple trailers & my partner & I are already hooked on watching it. It starts out when a kid goes missing. I should mention, it takes place in a time pre-computers, texting, and I would guess […]

The Nun Who Stood Up to Cromwell by @TudorScribe

The Nun Who Stood Up to Cromwell by @TudorScribe

by Nancy Bilyeau Historical fiction set in the Tudor era, whether it’s a novel like Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, or a mystery like Dissolution by C.J. Sansom, depicts a Catholic kingdom riven by monastic corruption, a system dying out as it pleaded for reform. In my years of research into the Dissolution of the […]

Is it All Sex and Scandal?

Is it All Sex and Scandal?

TUDOR FICTION: is it all sex and scandal? by Elizabeth Fremantle I thought I’d run out of things to say about Wolf Hall when my attention was drawn to Laura Miller’s article in Salon, in which she responds to the TV adaptation of Mantel’s novels in the context of other Tudor texts.  In it Miller […]

Sir Francis Bryan The First Rockstar?

Sir Francis Bryan The First Rockstar?

With the U.S. release of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall on PBS this week, Americans will be re-introduced to the lure of England’s King Henry VIII. Many of us have shared a passion for this era in history for a while; yet others are learning of the intrigue and drama of this era for the first […]

WOLF HALL, WHAT ARE THEY WEARING AND WHY? by Elizabeth Fremantle

WOLF HALL, WHAT ARE THEY WEARING AND WHY? by Elizabeth Fremantle

The way we dress says something about who we are and so it was for the Tudors only more so because what people wore, especially in the royal court, often held symbolic significance and also demonstrated status. The Tudors were an upstart family with a tenuous claim to the throne and so the outward display […]

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