Video: Humbug— The Art of P.T. Barnum

Contrary to legend, he never said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” Phineas Taylor Barnum was a businessman, hoaxer, and impresario who provided entertainment to a nation hungry for it. “I am a showman by profession . . . and all the gilding … [Read more...]

Huckster, Hoaxer, Impresario, and Showman: P.T. Barnum— Tuesday, April 24

    Contrary to legend, he never said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” Phineas Taylor Barnum was a businessman, hoaxer, and impresario who provided entertainment to a nation hungry for it. “I am a showman by profession . . . … [Read more...]