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“For Revolution junkies, spotting the cameos makes an awfully good parlor game.”

You’re speakin’ my language, bub. Review of the upcoming HBO miniseries about John Adams. The review has gotten me quite excited, despite the Linney factor. I’m already junkie enough to be tremendously pleased (in an inappropriate proprietary way) that the … Continue reading

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Today in history, March 5, 1770

The Boston Massacre. Probably should say “massacre” – with quotation marks – since “massacre” was a bit of a stretch – and used more for propaganda purposes. Same as Paul Revere’s famous engraving – which is pretty much how we, … Continue reading

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Today in history: March 5, 1770

The Boston Massacre. Probably should say “massacre” – with quotation marks – since “massacre” was a bit of a stretch – and used more for propaganda purposes. Same as Paul Revere’s famous engraving – which is pretty much how we, … Continue reading

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Geek Moments Involving the Founders

— I cannot even describe how happy it makes me that on my daily run I pass the spot (sort of) where the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr took place. There’s a big bust of my dead boyfriend … Continue reading

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