Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads, plus free and legal live sets from around the internet. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Aaron and the Burrs: free and legal Aaron and the Burrs II album...
This week in Kickstartable, we have a project called “The Loves of Aaron Burr: Portraits in Corsetry and Binding.” How can you not click through with a title like that? Tell us about your Kickstarter project. This project is truly a labor of love for me! As an artist and couturier, corsets are my specialty. I have been making custom...
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Why Watch? Dana O’Keefe and company take up the task of humanizing Aaron Burr, an incredible figure whose memory has been reduced to one label: the man who killed Alexander Hamilton. In this unconventional take on history, Burr is aShow More Summary
Two hundred years before the contested election of 2000, another contested election pitted a sitting vice president against a president running for a second term, for the only time in U.S. history. I’m talking, of course, about Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.
Quotes of the Day CRAPPY CAR SIGHTING: “Sen. Richard Burr’s (R-N.C.) car is a sight to behold (it’s called ‘The Thing’)” — WaPo’s Aaron Blake. The senator explained, “It’ll take more than a fire to stop the Thing. Back on the rd. Alive,...Show More Summary
The new poster for "Looper" is kind of like a more badass version of Marty McFly fading out of the Polaroid in "Back in the Future," but with hitmen. Also, Brad Pitt kills them softly, and Aaron Burr gets his redemption in today's Dailies! » This short film "Aaron Burr, Part 2" examines the true [...]
1. On July 11, 1804, Aaron Burr fatally wounded Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Hamilton had smeared Burr’s name in the press.
UT history professor H.W. Brands’ latest book The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr offers a softer perspective of one of American history’s most controversial figures. It’s true Burr gets a bad rap. Killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel and getting accused of treason didn’t sit well with either the Federalists or the Republicans. Show More Summary
As in his new biography of Aaron Burr, H. W. Brands champions 4 other accounts of misunderstood lives.
The pistols from the duel fought between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, in which Hamilton was killed. Granger Collection. The Deringer pistol that John Wilkes Booth used to shoot Abraham Lincoln; recovered from Lincoln’s box at the Ford’s Theatre. Show More Summary
Hatfields vs. McCoys; Aaron Burr vs. Alexander Hamilton; Troy vs. Abed: These are some of the greatest grudge matches in modern history, but we've only got posters for one of them. Jon Defreest thought that the Pillowmen and the Blanketeers deserved their own propaganda, so in honor of tonight's new ... More »
Work is pleasurable for me, but business comes first. I like the Aaron Burr quote: "The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure and pleasure my business." With Gruppo illy's product lines of Domori chocolate, illy coffee, Mastrojanni wine, Agrimontana jam and Dammann tea, I'm able to do that.
Mataconis dismantles a common partisan lie: Except perhaps for Aaron Burr and John Breckinridge (the candidate who came in second in the Election of 1860), I can’t think of a single major party nominee in our history who it could...
Click here to view the full photogallery. The artist Jackson Pollock may be best known for living and working in the Long Island enclave of Springs, where he eventually met his end behind the wheel in 1956. Prior to his...
Aaron Burr was a victim of his own nonpartisanship, his openness to working with political opponents as well as allies. Burr's story illustrates that Americans love nonpartisanship in principle but often disdain it in practice.
By Richard K. Barry The duel in ques tion was between Hamilton and Vice President Aaron Burr. It took place on July 11, 1804, and Hamilton, having been shot in the lower abdomen above the right hip, died the next day. The cause of the...Show More Summary
Drunk History is a Howard Zinnesque exploration of the seamy undersides of American History, as related by a revolving cast of sloshed historical experts. This one’s about the 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.
Michael Bay's famous for making Hollywood blockbusters, but his most brilliant work is that "Got Milk" ad about Aaron Burr and a mouthful o' peanut butter. AWESOME!! Too bad he doesn't agree. Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see your local listings! Permalink
Michael Parker has built his novel The Watery Part of the World (Algonquin Books, 2011) by stitching together two historical facts: the 1813 disappearance of Theodosia Burr Alston (Aaron Burr's daughter) in a shipwreck off the NorthShow More Summary