The Police Record of Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, a.k.a. Stalin

The National Institute of Hypnotism once declared Josef Stalin to be one of six people who possessed the most hypnotic eyes in the world, noting their sinister brutality. Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili was about 34 when he began using the name Stalin, which translates roughly to Man of Steel. A bit grandiose, perhaps, for a man who … More The Police Record of Ioseb Besarionis dze Jughashvili, a.k.a. Stalin

Evelyn Nesbit: The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing

This is part 2 of Evelyn Nesbit’s story. Read Part 1 here! Thanks to her success as a Floradora girl, Evelyn Nesbit was offered a one-year contract to perform in The Wild Rose. And instead of being in a group of chorus girls, Evelyn was given a real role. All New York was in love with her beauty. Her acting, … More Evelyn Nesbit: The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing