Tim Tan Huynh

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Zealot

7 Jan 2016 — Reza Aslan's book separates Jesus the man from Jesus the myth and examines how the latter has developed. Because of the ancient topic, the author has to be detective, historian, and bard at once. Read

Srebrenica massacre

11 Jul 2015 — Today is the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Bosnian Serb forces systematically killed over 7,000 Bosnian Muslim males. The incident is viewed along sectarian lines and is still contentious in the region. Read

VE Day

8 May 2015 — To celebrate Allied victory in Europe, I rank the movies that I've seen in which Nazis are the antagonists. Read

Last Days in Vietnam

30 Apr 2015 — A high-profile documentary and somewhat-overshadowed anniversary has given me a chance to reflect on a historically and personally important event. Read

The Berlin Wall

10 Nov 2014 — The most imposing and iconic Cold War structure fell 25 years ago yesterday. For people who are old enough to remember, it serves as a reminder of how different the world had been compared to now. Read

The iPod

23 Oct 2014 — Steve Jobs unveiled the iPod on this day 13 years ago. Devices that only play media are less relevant these days, thanks to the rise of smartphones, but the original iPod marks the beginning of an incredible run for Apple. Read