Remember This?

“Remember This?” is a weekly newspaper column which presents the reader with little-known or forgotten facts about a well-known historical figure(s) or historical event with a key element held back until the end to build curiosity.  The articles/episodes focus on historical figures such as the Wright Brothers, Charles Dickens, Elvis Presley, “Teddy” Roosevelt, as well as historical events such as a chance meeting of Lincoln and Booth, and a man who plunged down Niagara Falls in a barrel.

Brad is a contributing author for the scholarly journal entitled Louisiana History, and has published nonfiction history books.  He is a member of Phi Alpha Theta history honors society.  Brad earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Northwestern State University and a master’s degree in history from Louisiana Tech University.

Remember This? Volume 2, More Real Stories about Real People …with a Twist is comprised of 50 true stories involving famous figures and historical events such as airplane and helicopter crashes, shootouts, thievery, alter egos, unexpected birthday gifts, a love triangle, daring escapes, kidnappings, and much more.  Click here to order.


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Remember This? Real Stories about Real People …with a Twist, is a collection of 50 incredible but true stories about the world you only thought you knew.  Click here to order.


What People are Saying About “Remember This?”

“Totally unexpected.” ~ Lavon

“I love your articles. Please continue to write them. I never guess the right person before reading the complete article.” ~ Faye

“An awesome and very informative article. It kept me reading to the end! Now I want to know more! Thank you!” ~ Virginia

“This column just gets better and better!” ~ Shavon

“This is unbelievable. How does everyone not know this story? Thank you for sharing.” ~ Tim

“Wow! Thanks for this read. Very interesting.” ~ Tona

“Another bit of history to tickle our senses! Keep up this series please!!” ~ Cheryl

“Very interesting. Who would have guessed?” ~ Jereme

“I love this article as well as your others! Thanks!!” ~ Tara

“I love it.” ~ Anita

“Great read.” ~ Stephen

“Well done. Really enjoy this series.” ~ Philip

“Great Story. Keep up the Great Work.” ~ Joshua

“How interesting! Thanks for the story. Looking forward to reading more!” ~ Mitsy

“Very well written and interesting! Thanks for a short history lesson Brad.” ~ Melissa

“Loved this. What an interesting twist to a well know point in history. Can’t wait to read more!” ~ Katherine

“I love interesting bits of knowledge that is not in the headlines and history books.” ~ Gretta

“Great Article.” ~ Betty

“Thanks, Brad. I didn’t know that about Dickens. He is one of my favorites.” ~ Kenneth

“That was wonderful, Brad!” ~ Elizabeth

“Interesting!!!” ~ Liz

“I have heard many baseball stories but never this one. Loved it.” ~ Beaux

“Man what a story! I can tell immediately that I’m going to very much enjoy this podcast!” ~ Randall

“I loved reading this. Great surprise at the end. Thanks for a light, fun article in this time of so much stress.” ~ MEWHP (online name, real name unknown)

“Very interesting, I never knew this story [about] her. You are quite a writer yourself.” ~ Debbie

“Brad, I love your podcast.” ~ Vicki

Web Analytics“Great storytelling!! Thank you!” ~ K

“I am a history buff so I enjoy all of your stories. Keep at it.” ~ Donald

“Thanks so much for this piece.”  “I love real history stories like this.” ~ J.C.

“What a great story.” ~ Lady Jade

“Always love your articles. Thank you.” ~ Faye

“It was great to laugh at this article after the frustrations of all that is happening in our nation today. Thank you, and please keep them coming.” ~ MEWHP (online name, real name unknown)