Category History

Biblical References to Disparage Homosexuality as ‘Sinful’

I am a devout Roman Catholic. I was born Catholic, raised Catholic, and throughout my life, I have practiced Catholic traditions and customs. However, being an open lesbian while maintaining my Roman Catholicism is difficult. Most Catholics passionately believe that homosexuality is sinful and wrong, and even Dante Aligheri wrote in his Inferno that homosexuals […]

A Teenage Viewpoint on Gay Marriage

The movement to legalize gay marriage is growing quite fervently, with nine states now having it legal in addition to the District of Columbia and eleven countries allowing it internationally. Many parts of the world, however, still have homosexual acts illegal and punishable by death, yet some places in the world have approved gay marriage […]

The Hartford, Connecticut Circus Fire

Welcome to the Modern Typewriter, a daily blog to discuss topics that can’t be answered easily, or are just some fun topics! Today is June 1st, 2010, I’m Royce, and I’m here to discuss the Hartford, Connecticut Circus Fire of July 1944. The Hartford Circus Fire was one of the most disastrous fires in American […]

Ukrainian Sand Animations

Welcome to the Modern Typewriter, a daily blog to discuss topics that can’t be answered easily, or are just some fun topics! Today is February 1st, 2010, I’m Royce, and I’m here to talk about the 2009 winner of Ukraine’s Got Talent. Her name is Kseniya Simonova, and she does sand animations. You’re probably wondering […]

Sherlock Holmes…Nothing Escapes Him

Welcome to the Modern Typewriter, a daily blog (mostly monthly lately sorry about that folks!) to discuss topics that can’t be answered easily, or are just some fun topics! Today is January 31st, 2010, I’m Royce, and I’m here to talk about the fantastic new movie, Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. […]

D-Day’s 65th Anniversary

Welcome to the Modern Typewriter, a daily blog to discuss topics that can’t be answered easily, or are just some fun topics! Today is June 6th, 2009, I’m Royce, and I’m here to talk about the 65th Anniversary of D-Day, the largest amphibious assault in history. June 6th, 1944, the sky is dark, gray, and […]

The Pearl Harbor Project

Welcome to the Modern Typewriter, a daily blog to discuss topics to discuss topics that can’t be answered easily, or are just some fun topics! Today is June 4th, 2009, I’m Royce, and I’m here to introduce a website created for our Social Studies class at school. We are given the choice of any topic […]