There’s a podcast that I listen to called Stuff You Missed in History Class, it’s a 30 minute or so look at individual incidents in history which, while fascinating, don’t seem to be well-known. One of my favourite episodes was one which recounted the West Point Eggnog Riot of 1826…

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Apes will rise – and I’m on their side

Until recently the new Planet of the Apes film completely passed me by. Perhaps it’s because I’ve never been terribly interested in the whole series that I missed news of its production ….