The “Flying Saucer” or “Space” House

Location: Signal Mountain, Tennessee

Directions: North of Chattanooga. I-24 exit 178. North on US Hwy 27 for four miles. Exit onto Signal Mountain Rd, and drive northwest for three miles. The Flying Saucer House will be on your left, about halfway up the mountain, at the intersection of Palisades Rd. The actual address is 1408 Palisades Rd Signal Mountain, TN 37377. READ MORE

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Postmodernism and Kitsch

If you want a dictionary definition, postmodernism is a reaction against the assumed certainty of scientific, religious, or objective efforts to explain reality.  For a postmodernist, reality is constructed in the mind as each mind tries to understand its own particular and personal reality. As a result of this assumption, postmodernism is highly skeptical of explanations which claim to be valid for all groups, cultures, traditions, etc. To a postmodernist, interpretation is everything, and reality only comes into being through interpretations of what the world means to each person individually.   READ MORE.

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Welcome to HistoryKitsch!

Welcome to the blog for History Bazaar and Kitsch Nation! Here you can browse or search (by topic, location, keyword, etc.) the editorial content for both History Bazaar and Kitsch Nation. History Bazaar contains articles and information about topical history, outlaws and historical personalities, the World Wars, bizarre history, and places in time. Kitsch Nation is a place directory of kitsch kultur in the USA, a directory of good “bad” culture, offbeat attractions, and unusual places to visit for the out of the ordinary “local color” experience. Use HistoryKitsch to browse and search the content of both sites!

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