Study Marry Kill

Alexis Coe
For history cranks and fiends.
Created 16 Nov 2020
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  • History Twitter is Good IV
    22 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    I’m giving a virtual talk tonight at the Library of Alexandria for National Constitution Week. On October 7th, I’ll be in conversation with Dr. Keisha Blain, a New York Times bestselling author, about...
  • Taft is still NOT stuck in the bath
    15 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    I’m giving a virtual talk at the Library of Alexandria on September 22nd for National Constitution Week. (Still working out my media appearances for that week, but it sounds like many of the places I ...
  • The Queen Hasn’t Returned My Letter
    08 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 6 0
    The Queen loves swords. ICYMI, I was in conversation with Mike Duncan (who wrote two essays for this newsletter) at the Strand. Subscribe now Earlier this year, I mailed a historical query to Queen El...
  • History Twitter is Good III
    01 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Twitter is often a hellscape of pile-ons and bad opinions, but once you find your people, there’s nothing like it. Here are the most thoughtful, vexing, delightful tweets I bookmarked from historians ...
  • Mike Duncan's Newsletter Takeover II
    26 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 3 0
    I’m still on vacation! Mike Duncan, host of the popular podcast “Revolutions,” is in charge. He wrote an original essay about Fanny Wright, a fascinating woman he learned about while writing Hero of T...
  • Mike Duncan’s Newsletter Takeover I
    25 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0
    I’m still on vacation! Mike Duncan, host of the popular podcast “Revolutions,” is in charge. He wrote an original essay about Fanny Wright, a fascinating woman he learned about while writing Hero of T...
  • She asked President Woodrow Wilson for 22 suffrage "favors." She got 21.
    18 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    I’m on vacation! Next week, Mike Duncan, host of the popular podcast “Revolutions,” will fill in for me with an original essay about what was left on the cutting room floor after he finished his new b...
  • "Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt"
    11 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    “Is it Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt?” Journalist Dorothy Kilgallen, blindfolded and grinning, was making a guess in the direction of the mystery guest on the October 18, 1953 episode of What’s Your ...
  • History Twitter is Good II
    04 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Twitter is often a hellscape of pile-ons and bad opinions, but once you find your people, there’s nothing like it. Here are the most thoughtful, vexing, delightful tweets I bookmarked from historians ...
  • Michaels Douglas and Dukakis
    28 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 5 0
    My George Washington biography is a finalist for the Library of Virginia’s Literary Award! Please take a moment to vote for You Never Forget Your First. Annette Bening and Michael Douglas in The Ameri...
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