(Scott Johnson) In 1747 Samuel Johnson announced the plan to write what became his Dictionary of the English Language. Johnson had hoped to get the job done in three years. His friend Richard Adams questioned his ability to complete such a massive undertaking in such a short time. Show More Summary
An advocacy group is calling for the renaming of Boston's historic Faneuil Hall because its namesake had ties to slavery. The meeting house built in 1742 is where Samuel Adams … Click to Continue »
Brewing the American Dream 12-bottle pack has something for everyone, including ThreeNinety Bock.
Another reason to doubt that Samuel Adams actually wrote and delivered the oration credited to him by a London pamphlet of 1776 is that he wasn’t known as an orator. For example, when the town of Boston commissioned annual orations from 1771 into the 1800s on the Fifth of March or the Fourth of July, Adams never took on the task of speaking. Show More Summary
Yesterday I described an oration that Samuel Adams delivered in Philadelphia on 1 Aug 1776—or at least that was what a pamphlet published in London said.In his 1865 biography of Adams, descendant William V. Wells wrote:There appeared...Show More Summary
In late 1776 a pamphlet appeared in London with the title:An Oration Delivered at the State-House, in Philadelphia, to a very numerous Audience, on Thursday the 1st of August, 1776; by Samuel Adams, Member of the the General Congress of the of America. Show More Summary
“There is nothing so fretting and vexatious, nothing so justly terrible to tyrants, and their tools and abettors, as a free press.” - | Samuel Adams, 1768
Important Adam Liptak in the NYT: The Supreme Court was shorthanded for most of the term that ended Monday, and it responded with caution, setting a modern record for consensus. “Having eight was unusual and awkward,” Justice Samuel A. Alito … Continue reading ?
Tales about Samuel Adams producing HeliYum, a helium-infused brand of beer, are April Fool's jokes.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, who brought back Chris Gayle and Samuel Badree for Adam Milne and Travis Head, chose to bowl against an unchanged Kings XI Punjab
Samuel Adams selects Coffeehead Imperial Stout, Barnstorm Saison and Wild Child as winners.
In his “Sagittarius” letters of 1774, the Scottish printer John Mein referred to:the very honest Samuel Adams, Clerk, Psalm-singer, Purlonier, and Curer of Bacon. Mein was clearly being derogatory, but what exactly did he mean?To start...Show More Summary
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Sunday’s episode of Making History, “The Boyfriend Experience,” stuck with the theme of defiling the Founding Fathers, with Samuel Adams and John Hancock proclaiming themselves as “two of the world’s most accomplished lovers.” When Dan...Show More Summary
Samuel Adams is once again the No. 1 beer this St. Patrick's Day — but it may not be able to keep that title for long. Read more...
Though the movie probably isn’t going to be a goofy comedy, Liam Neeson is “in talks” to join Steve McQueen’s Widows in a role that sounds exactly like the ones played by Samuel L. Jackson and Dwayne Johnson in Adam McKay’s The Other...Show More Summary
“Driven from every corner of the earth... direct their course to this happy country as their last asylum. Let us cherish the noble guests and shelter them.” - Samuel Adams, Speech Philadelphia (August 1, 1776) It was an especially poignant performance. Show More Summary
It isn't that Rebel IPA, Samuel Adams' first flagship IPA, was a bad beer — it wasn't — but it's never been particularly interesting. To me, Rebel IPA has always felt like a focus group-tested beer. Unoffensive, uninspired and unoriginal. Given that the Boston Beer Co. is a publicly traded company,...
The Super Bowl is drawing closer, and tensions are running ever higher between Atlanta and Boston. Okay, maybe not, but one Falcons fan is showing what he thinks of his team’s haughty opponent — by refusing to sell Samuel Adams beer at his gas station until after the game has been played. From now until after […]