Jamie Vaughn Westbrook is an American professional baseball second baseman, a free agent. In January 2020, the San Francisco Giants signed him to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. Westbrook attended Basha High School in Arizona, he was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fifth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. Westbrook signed and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Diamondbacks and was promoted to the Missoula Osprey. Westbrook spent 2014 with the South Bend Silver Hawks where he posted a.259 batting average with eight home runs and 49 RBIs and 2015 with the Visalia Rawhide where he batted.319/.357/510 with 33 doubles, 17 home runs, 72 RBIs, 14 stolen bases and a.867 OPS. In 2016, he played for the Mobile BayBears, posting a.262 batting average along with five home runs 36 RBIs, in 2017 with the Jackson Generals where he batted.265 with eight home runs and 55 RBIs. Westbrook spent a majority of 2018 with Jackson, slashing.287/.336/.471 with 15 home runs and 68 RBIs in 107 games.
He played in seven games for the Reno Aces during the year. In 2019, Westbrook played with both Jackson and Reno, batting.281/.358/.451 with 16 home runs and 77 RBIs over 128 games. In January 2020, the San Francisco Giants signed him to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
5 Aurigae is a triple star system in the northern constellation of Auriga, located about 195 light years away from the Sun based on parallax. It is just visible to the naked eye as a dim, yellow-white hued star with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.95. The system is moving away from the Earth with a heliocentric radial velocity of +6 km/s, having come within 62.4 light-years some 8.7 million years ago. This was discovered to be a binary star system by Otto Struve; the outer pair has an orbital period of 1,598 years with an eccentricity of 0.536. The magnitude 6.02 primary, component A, is itself a binary system consisting of two stars of similar mass 1.5 times the mass of the Sun each, with an orbital period of 8.08 years. It has a stellar classification of F5 V, matching an F-type main-sequence star; as of 2017, component B is a magnitude 9.50 star at an angular separation of 4.10″ from the primary along a position angle of 285°. HR 1599 CCDM J05003+3924 Image 5 Aurigae
"Aaron Burr" is the title of a television advertisement for milk, created in 1993. Directed by Michael Bay, it was the first commercial in the "Got Milk?" advertising campaign. The commercial was created by advertising agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, ran in October 1993 as the first ad in the "Got Milk?" advertising campaign. It was directed by Michael Bay a recent film graduate of the Art Center College of Design. Bay directed his first feature film the following year, became well-known as a commercially successful film director. According to Jeff Goodby, it was Bay who made the ad "visually unforgettable" with "the idea of having this guy live in a warehouse or whatever", resulting in a "mixture of history and weirdness", both memorable and funny; the ad takes place in a warehouse turned into a private museum or shrine, housing a history buff's collection of artifacts revolving around the Burr–Hamilton duel. The hapless history buff, portrayed by Sean Whalen, spreads peanut butter on a piece of bread while listening to classical music on the radio.
At the end of the music, the radio host announces a $10,000 contest in which he will make a random call and ask the question, "Who shot Alexander Hamilton in that famous duel?" The man bites off half his folded sandwich in a single mouthful and knowingly looks around his museum, hearing the gunshot as he looks at the guns used in the duel. The history buff's phone rings, he interrupts the announcer mid-question, answering by naming Aaron Burr. However, because of the peanut butter sandwich in his mouth, his answer is unintelligible, he tries to wash the sandwich down with some milk, but as he goes to pour a glass, he is horrified to discover that his milk carton has only a drop left. With only a few seconds left, he tries to say the answer again and again, but the announcer is unable to understand him, hangs up; the history buff stares sadly at his phone, whispering "Aaron Burr...!" The ad fades out with a baritone voiceover asking, in a near-mocking tone, "got milk?" as the tagline appears onscreen.
Entertainment Weekly, in a 1997 list, named "Aaron Burr" as the 11th best commercial of all time. The ad appeared in the 1999 Reader's Digest VHS compilation Laugh? I Thought I'd Die!. In 2002, it was named one of the ten best commercials of all time by a USA Today poll. In 2002, nine years after its initial run, the "Aaron Burr" ad ran again in a nationwide television campaign, considered a rarity in the advertising industry. At the 2009 Clio Awards ceremony, the ad was inducted into the Clio Awards Hall of Fame; the ad was praised by Fast Company in 2018 as "an ad-world cultural touchstone... bold, never before attempted, never remastered." In the years that followed the airing of the "Aaron Burr" advertisement, parodies appeared in several television series and other media: In 2002, the ad's premise was parodied in The Simpsons episode "Jaws Wired Shut", where character Homer Simpson knows the answer to a trivia question that would win him free beer for life, but is unable to give the answer because his jaws are wired shut.
A parody of the ad was used as a bumper on the Sirius XM satellite radio station'90s on 9. The Good Eats episode "Celeryman", which aired in June 2008 on the Food Network, included a parody in which Alton Brown used peanut butter on celery, rather than bread. In a sketch on The Bozo Super Sunday Show parodying the ad, Bozo the Clown was unable to win a new bicycle from a radio station because his peanut butter and jelly sandwich rendered him unintelligible. In 2015, the producers of the Broadway musical Hamilton recreated the commercial in a nearly shot-for-shot parody, in which the history buff was played by Leslie Odom Jr. who originated the role of Burr in Hamilton.\ In the Season 10 Episode 46 of the Nostalgia Critic entitled "War of the Commercials" when the Nostalgia Critic discovers that the Aaron Burr milk commercial was directed by Michael Bay there was a cut to a sketch that makes a modern style version of the commercial except a parody of Michael Bay's modern directing style. Except the question is "Who wrote the legend of King Arthur" instead of "Who shot Alexander Hamilton."The commercial was a clue in the 2020 Jeopardy! special, Jeopardy!
The Greatest of All Time. When contestant Brad Rutter answered, he said the name "Aaron Burr" in a muffled, unintelligible tone similar to the commercial
Local Anaesthetic is a 1969 novel by the German writer Günter Grass. It tells the story of an idealistic high-school teacher who believes society, like a pupil, is learning from experience and reason. Eberhard Starusch is a 40-year-old teacher of German and history who lives in West Berlin and acts as the tragicomic centre of the novel. In the background one of his students, Phillipp Scherbaum, is planning to set fire to his dog Max on the Kurfurstendamm as a protest against the US involvement in the Vietnam War. Starusch undergoes a long sequence of dental operations in 1967 in a surgery where television is used as a method of distracting patients from the operations and the pain, involved in them, with the resultant televisual images merging and melding into his consciousness and reflections. Starusch recounts his own meditations upon the political past and the post-war situation in Adenauer's Germany and the inadequacy, from his perspective, of both Left and Right political ideologies and party alignments in that period.
The book is an internal monologue from Starusch's perspective, punctuated only on limited occasions by questions and observations from his dentist. Grass had been moved after learning about the Hübener Group, three teenage Mormons who distributed anti-Nazi material inspired by BBC London radio broadcasts and were arrested by the Gestapo in Hamburg. Two were released to labor camps, but the author himself, Helmuth Hübener, was executed by guillotine as a 17-year-old traitor to the Reich. Hitler refused to reduce or commute the sentence; when interviewed for the documentary Truth & Conviction, Grass said it continually tore at him that he and other Germans couldn't somehow have dug deeper, seen through the Nazi deception sooner and found the courage to stand up. It helped Grass sublimate his anguish to convert it into a novel. Anatole Broyard wrote in The New York Times that "There is little in Grass's previous books to prepare us for this one. Where they were sprawling and self-indulgent, Local Anaesthetic is lean and ironic."
Broyard wrote that the author "unmercifully satirizes the impotence, the masochism, the desperate expedients, that make the lot of the liberal such a hard one". About the technical aspects, he wrote that "Grass has possessed himself of everything fiction has learned in the past two decades- and he uses that knowledge so well that the book is a brilliant tour de force. With this important difference: unlike most tours de force, it never condescends to its content; every invention satisfies a need and comes out sounding natural." 1969 in literature German literature Truth & Conviction on IMDb — documentary film on Hübener by Matt Whitaker
High Springs is a city in Alachua County, United States. The population was 5,350 at the 2010 census; the present-day area of High Springs was first settled on a permanent basis by English-speaking people during the late 1830s. One of the earliest settlements in the vicinity was at Crockett Springs, located about three miles east of present-day High Springs. Settlers who were living there during the 1840s included Marshal Blanton. A discernible town began to develop in the early 1880s after the Savannah, Florida & Western Railway was constructed and several phosphate mines were established. In 1888 the local post office changed its name from Orion to High Springs, the town was incorporated in 1892; the town had a population over 1,500 at the end of the 1890s and was the second largest by population in the county. High Springs is located at 28°49′N 82°36′W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 22.0 square miles, of which 22.0 square miles is land and 0.077 square miles is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,863 people, 1,539 households, 1,063 families residing in the city. The population density was 209.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 1,668 housing units at an average density of 90.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 76.42% White, 21.18% African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.31% from other races, 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were.02% and Cubans were 4.1 of the population. There were 1,539 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.9% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98. In the city, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males. The median income for a household in the city was $34,354, the median income for a family was $43,779. Males had a median income of $32,959 versus $22,109 for females; the per capita income for the city was $15,919. About 9.5% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over. The School Board of Alachua County operates a kindergarten through eighth grade school, the High Springs Community School, in High Springs. Ninth through twelfth grade students attend Santa Fe High School in the adjoining city of Alachua; the Alachua County Library District operates a branch library on NW 1st Avenue in downtown, High Springs. The library is open 7 days a week, provides regular programming for all ages, circulates print books, music CDs, DVDs. Free computer and internet access is available to all patrons.
In 1958, the North Florida Telephone Company offered the loan of its vacant building to the High Springs Parent-Teacher Association for the creation of the first Alachua County branch library located outside of Gainesville. The High Springs Library opened at this location the following year. After years of community fund raising, ground was broken in 1976 for a new 3,000 sq. ft. library building. The second and current library location opened its doors on January 3, 1977. Children from High Springs formed a block-long human chain to move the book collection from the old library to the new one. City of High Springs official website High Springs Chamber of Commerce High Springs Blog - The Official Site of Commissioner Eric May High Springs Branch Library