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No. 2 - Brooke Barzun

Art curator, philanthropist and ambassador’s wife Brooke Barzun is of Pilgrim Fathers ancestry and hails from the family that controls Jack Daniel’s. She is...

The masters of marketing

Uber pulls off another great promotional stunt   When London’s black cab drivers protested against Uber in June, the result was to cause an an upward...

No. 35 - Matthew Winthrop Barzun

The United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom was appointed in August 2013 and is a descendant of John Winthrop, an early 17th century...

A load of cock and balls

Bebo “wipes the slate clean”   In July, we reported that Michael Birch had bought back Bebo – a social networking website that he sold for...

Minor and major

Two Internet titans worth watching   Those who wrote off Halsey Minor, founder of CNET, may have done so prematurely given today’s news that Michael Birch...

A Minor problem

Former billionaire Halsey Minor files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy   Last October we featured the story of the $25 million Koshland Mansion in San Francisco’s Pacific...

Going under the Kosh

The sale of a $25 million mansion modeled on Marie Antoinette’s favourite retreat that has connections to Levi Strauss & Co., Yehudi Menuhin, the...

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