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Category Archives: Benito Mussolini

Julius Caesar v. Benito Mussolini

This was a hard ticket to get and a good seat eventually cost the equivalent of ten million bucks but people would’ve paid more to sit in the remodeled Colosseum when Benito Mussolini and Julius Caesar finally got it on. Both leaders, egomaniacal to the core, tried to dictate details of time travel, fight purses, […]

Also posted in Boxing, Colosseum, Italy, Julius Caesar, Mixed Martial Arts, Roman Empire, Rome

Cable Wars

Ben loves war documentaries especially those with Alexander riding Bucephalus into hostile flanks, and Washington rousing frozen untrained troops, and photogenic Grant and Lee posing before ordering slaughter of several hundred thousand young men, and grainy Great War footage showing death in fetid trenches, and better films of proud performers Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini, Roosevelt, and […]

Also posted in Adolf Hitler, Alexander the Great, Franklin Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, Robert E. Lee, Short Pieces - GTC, Television, Ulysses S. Grant, War

Benito Mussolini Reviews Vincere

They wouldn’t have made the movie Vincere in Italy when I was the Duce. If they tried, you know what I’d have done. The Duce did not permit unflattering articles, photos, speeches, or thoughts, and no one save a deranged and masochistic individual would have even contemplated thrashing me in a feature film. Ironicially, in […]

Also posted in Adolf Hitler, Italy, Mental Health, Movies