On October 14th, Like Pacific, Broadside, Rarity, and Boston Manor performed at Amityville Music Hall in Amityville, NY. This is one of their many stops for the “Distant Like You Asked” tour. 388 more words
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Hear ye hear ye me mateys! I announce an additional broadside to me Captain’s log. What is a broadside ye ask? Traditionally:
- A broadside is the side of a ship, the battery of cannon on one side of a warship; or their coordinated fire in naval warfare. 98 more words
What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?
“DAVID & JOHN DEAS, HAVE JUST IMPORTED … an assortment of other goods.”
Contrary to what this short advertisement, rather plain and unremarkable in its appearance, may suggest, David and John Deas made their mark on the history of advertising thanks to the infamous broadsides (what we would call posters today) that they distributed in Charleston, South Carolina, in the decade before the American Revolution. 319 more words