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PT Barnum Wants to Punch You

The wonderful musical “Barnum” begins with Phineas Taylor himself warning the audience via the opening number that “There is a Sucker Born Ev’ry Minute!” It’s good advice and especially needed nowadays. 1,041 more words


Mr. Brinley (1917-2016) : Thoughts from the Museum

In 1926, a nine year old boy and his father went to see the Christy Bros. Circus that rolled into their hometown of Wallingford, Connecticut. Mesmerized by the magic and excitement of the show, little Bill Brinley pronounced to his father that one day he would… 947 more words

Barnum & Bailey Great Hungarian Riders poster

Barnum & Bailey Great Hungarian Riders poster
The Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show On Earth
The Great Hungarian Riders
The Konyot Family
Absolutely The World’s Foremost Equestrians… 8 more words


Ethel Merman Or Mermaid? Dinosaurs To Dead Gunslingers: Unnatural Roadside Distractions

Long before the tabloid freak show of Jerry Springer or whatever trash washed up on that Jersey Shore, one had to actually “go out” to find the oddities of American life. 337 more words

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Take Home Free Wi-Fi From The Denver Public Library

By Jennifer Brice

DENVER (CBS4)– Checking out books, CDs and DVDs from a library is nothing new, but now some families can also take home free Wi-Fi. 292 more words