Tagged with Jamie Black

Our November Lineup Brings a 6th Birthday Blitz

Our November Lineup Brings a 6th Birthday Blitz

It’s our birthday! Our exact birthday. On Monday, November 16th, 2009, Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon kicked off the very first Essay Fiesta. And on Monday, November 16th, 2015, at 7pm Willy Nast and Karen Shimmin will do a mostly satisfactory job of piloting the EF starship toward its 6th birthday celebration. Join us at … Continue reading

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A Tariff-ic Essay Fiesta on May 19th

A Tariff-ic Essay Fiesta on May 19th

As we all know, May 19 marks the 186th anniversary of the day President John Quincy Adams (like John Adams, but Quincyer) signed the Tariff of 1828 into law, much to the chagrin of South Carolina’s John C. “Crazy Eyes” Calhoun, who labelled it the “Tariff of Abominations.” He had a way with words, that … Continue reading