Entries by Mitch Adams


The Mystery of Christopher Columbus

The accepted story of Christopher Columbus goes something like this: He was born to a Genoese weaver, wool merchant and cheese seller, but went to sea at an early age. After a long career sailing and trading in the Mediterranean, he made his famous proposal to King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile, […]


Did You Know Anthony Quinn Was Mexican?

Do you remember Anthony Quinn? He was an Academy Award-winning actor known for playing strong ethnic roles. His most famous performance was as Zorba the Greek, in the movie of the same name (1964), for which he was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar, though he didn’t win. Because of the Zorba role, and several […]