April 25, 2016

River Boat Poker

Despite all its fuzzy history, Poker got its start in America somewhere between 1810 and 1825 in French speaking New Orleans. It’s thought to have been based on the 3-card-play version of a French betting and bluffing game called Poque. (Poque sounds like poke) Poque developed into a 5-card-play version using 32 or 36 cards and eventually into a 52 card version with an American twist on its name, and[...]
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April 18, 2016

Steal the Mona Lisa!

George Stanton is working late at the Megalopolis Art Museum trying to put the finishing touches on the tomorrow’s premiering art exhibit. The curator was able to get four pieces on loan from the Louvre in Paris to make this exhibition top notch. Who could ever imagine that art from the great masters like Rubens, Van Eyck and Vermeer would be shown in Megalopolis? But the real cherry on top is Leonardo’s[...]
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April 11, 2016

Prescription Donuts

Who knew that flour, sugar, salt, yeast, milk, eggs and butter could be combined and gently cooked in hot oil to create food fit for the gods – DONUTS!!! My dream is that medical science finally proves that donuts are super foods and you should eat as many as you can to stay healthy! In fact, my dream doctors are prescribing certain types of donuts to cure illnesses. What’s your particular[...]
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April 4, 2016

Storm the Castle!

Join the revolt! The peasantry of the kingdom of Dewsbury has had enough of King Reginald and his outrageous taxation! The black hearted King gets richer every day while working folk’s meager income plunges. Townspeople with nothing left to give are sentenced to debtors’ prison. How can one survive in such dire circumstances? You’ve been elected by your compatriots to head up the uprising.[...]
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