Don Zerilli Mooradian

Category Archives: history

Century-old photos of Paris are Stunning

I enjoy looking at old photos and I love Paris–been twice. These Rare 100-Year-Old Photos of Paris Are Stunning

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

‘Brazil’ Song is a State of Mind

In keeping with the Rio Olympics theme, I offer you the song known mostly as Brazil but also as Old Brazil and originally as Aquarela do Brasil. It was written … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Don Draper is the Devil

Donald Draper is the devil. He used hippies to sell Coke and, I suspect, would eventually be responsible for plastering diamond-studded peace symbols on expensive handbags. It’s all in a … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dle Yaman: Song Echoes the Soul of Armenia

I don’t know how I found this song but once I did I realized that, indeed, it did sound like the very soul of Armenia. It is said that it … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Saroyan Tried to See the Best in People

April 24 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide in which as many as 1.5 million men, women and children were systematically killed off by Ottoman … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Khor Virab: So real, it looks like a fantasy

This is one of my favorite photographs of a real place that looks unreal…like from a fantasy movie.

April 9, 2015 · 1 Comment