Alternate History Thursday: Tuesday

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Usually there’s a special date associated with an Alternate History post, but not this time.  No, this time it’s a straight up history dump of the greatest things you never knew happened because you’re not privy to that reality.  This will mostly be a bullet pointed list of things that I’ve uncovered over the years … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Chernobyl

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The first, and still, most dangerous and deadly nuclear accident revolves around the Chernobyl power plant in the Ukraine.  Many things can be said about the accident, but I’m about to dive into an alternate theory on what caused the terrible disaster.  Yes it will be outlandish.  Yes it will be crass.  Yes, it won’t … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Nakatomi

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I’ll let the photo above speak for itself.  Tonight, 27 years ago terrorists took over the Nakatomi building in Century City California.  Their target, $640 million in negotiable bearer bonds.  That’s amazing, even the amount of money stolen still holds up today, it’s not some piss poor $100,000 or similar, it’s well over half a … Continued

Alternate History Thursday – 11/11

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Today marks the independence day created during the Robotic Revolution.  On this day in 2037, the Robot Revolutionaries got together and signed the pact that would become the new humanity institution of greatness.  It’s similar to the old, United States Bill of Rights, except it includes the Bill of Robotic Lacks.  Because Robots have no … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Back to The Future II

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30 years ago next week, Dr. Emmett Brown arrived from the future to pick up his friend.  Together, they travel Back to The Future to today.  The story of what happens is chronicled in the excellent film: Back To The Future II. The film itself, as well as the other two in it’s series did … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Poland

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Remember, Remember, The First of September when the axis powers fought Invading the land, and killing the man, of every Aryan not You like that? I just wrote it to commemorate the beginning of World War II.  76 years ago today Nazi Germany invaded Poland to start World War II off in Europe.  Slowly but … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Little Boy is 70

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In this alternate universe that is.  In our reality, Little Boy went down in a blaze of glory decimating Hiroshima and showing the true military might of the United States of America. In alternate history land, Little Boy is the name of the (actual) twin bombs Big Boy and Little Boy.  Big Boy was used … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: 00A – Judgement Day

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Judgement Day has had many different days over the years.  With each attempt on John Connor, or his family, the inevitable day gets pushed back, usually by about a decade.  Today, the 5th (but really, it should be the 4th, Salvation shouldn’t count) chapter in John Connor’s crazy family history is revealed.  Time (time when … Continued

Alternate History Thusday: Jaws

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In 1975 little known director Steven Spielberg released the cinematic classic called Jaws.  Today (well, yesterday really, but today somewhere else) marks the 40th anniversary of it’s original release in theaters.  I am not going to go over the actual plot of the film, I don’t want to spoil a 40 year old movie.  I … Continued