Chris talks to Dan and Sarah about Salem, illustrations, and his books!
Listen to this transcendent music piece. Old tall ships rock on the ocean. Steam trains speed by through picturesque landscapes. Throughout Chris Dowgin plays some Japanese Zen flute mixed with Native American styling. Guaranteed to bring you into a mindful meditative state.
This week Flute Club travels to the Inner Harbor of Baltimore to the USS Constellation. Chris Dowgin plays for the passersby and the dancing security guards of the camera. Where will find Flute Club next around the country? Have a lookout for him and say hi. Maybe you can be in one of his videos?
Once again Chris Dowgin was caught on film playing his Tarka flute at Double Trouble State Park. Chris is mixing Japanese Zen flute with Native American flute stylings to bring you into a mindful meditative state. We hope you enjoy it!
In Christopher Jon Luke Dowgin’s latest book Murder on the Common, we follow everyone’s favorite immortal, Henry Sinclair, as he tries to solve the murder of Joseph White. This murder influenced the game Clue. In the video, Chris explains the true story of the most infamous murder of the nineteenth century. Consequently, a murder that reached the highest ranks within our national politics. One that involved a Supreme Court Justice, the most powerful Senator at the time, and the man who controlled our national bank. Likewise, it inspired many creative endeavors.
The Murder that Influenced The Tell Tale-Heart
The story of a man driven mad by a dead eye was influenced by the ship captain Joseph White’s murder, Salem’s first privateer. Edgar Allan Poe was familiar, along with the rest of the nation, of this murder in Salem. It created the fodder for one of his most famous works. It inspired others as well. For instance, the Parker Brothers would be inspired to change the game Cluedo. They modeled Clue after this murder. Why? You just have to watch the video to find out.
The Locations behind the Murder that Influenced the Game Clue
Follow Chris as he tours Salem and brings you to the locations involved in the murder and the game Clue. Just hit play and enjoy!
Read the first novel within The Sinclair Narratives (from Arkham: Tales from the Flipside) called Murder on the Common Today! Learn more about the real murder that influenced the game Clue! Fall in love with the quirky immortal and read further adventures of Henry Sinclair within the pages of Arkham: Tales from the Flipside!
Flute Club returns to Whiting NJ within a dried-up swamp at the source of the Davenport Branch of the Toms River. This area is the Lenape public garden for the burial ground for one of their chiefs. The area is filled with manipulated trees marking the spot. They fork and bend like lightning bolts. A real giant bonsai forest.
So sit back and let Chris Dowgin soothe you with his mindful sounds on his flute playing styles from Japanese Zen flute and Native American stylings.
Premiering tonight on YouTube. An hour of mindful relaxing Zen flute played during a rainy night in front of a cabin before a wooded walk to a campfire. Let the storm break from your mind and stare into our fire as you let the flute relax you and carry you to a simpler place of bliss.
Chris Dowgin plays his Tarka flute mixing Japanese Zen flute with Native American stylings to help you fall asleep or reach higher meditative states.
Are you still awake? Try listening to Chris’ song on his Tarka flute and see if the sandman visits? He is guaranteed to calm your soul and bring you into a deep meditative state of mindfulness. Find yourself within ocean waves of bliss and give this a listen whenever you find yourself fighting the pillow… Take our prescription for the cure for insomnia.
Flute Club brings you to the Jersey Pines once again within the borders of Double Trouble State Park in Berkley NJ. Over the past winter, he has been a staple playing for those who pass by. Now you get to hear him and his flute playing a mixture of Japanese Zen flute and Native American stylings.
Watch Chris Dowgin (author of Salem Secret Underground: The History of the Tunnels in the City and Sub Rosa) walk Robert Irvine through the tunnels under Salem and explain how they smuggled cinnamon through them to create vast empires of wealth. Dowgin also explains the complicity in which the Custom House and other government officials found themselves within fostering this behavior.
America’s first Millionaires
Robert learns how these tunnels and the spice he uses daily affected the early machinations within our national capital. For instance, they might have led to presidents being elected and being assassinated by America’s first millionaires Who knew the course of a simple spice could have that much impact on history? The rise of The 1%! Did you? Learn what Robert did by hitting play below.
For more information check out past posts on the Salem Tunnel Report and Sub Rosa on this blog. Above all buy the books Salem Secret Underground: The History of the Tunnels in the City and Sub Rosa to find out more! That is to say if you want to learn the real history of America…