32 posts and columns on history
Amazon is exporting “Vikings,” the hit drama from A&E’s History cable network, to Europe, via its Lovefilm movie service. The axes-and-helmets drama, which started airing in the U.S. this year, will stream exclusively on Amazon’s Lovefilm Instant service later this month, bypassing cable and other outlets.
That was fast. Which is probably apt, given the subject matter of a book coming out soon made up of real-time Twitter from Cairo’s Tahrir Square. “Tweets from Tahrir,” which is being published by Or Books on April 21, says it is chronicling “an entirely new way of telling history.”