The Flip Side: Just Give All the Awards to Lin-Manuel Miranda

I don’t mean to sound melodramatic or insensitive to the plight of others, but if a genie offered to grant me one wish, with the stipulation that I had to choose from the following three options:

1. ending war, famine, and disease forever

2. ensuring Trump never gets elected,


3. extending the following clip by a mere minute

I wouldn’t think twice about choosing option three.

Before you judge me, just press play:


Trump at the helm of the most powerful country on earth doesn’t seem so bad if only they’d stop to pick up Norm Lewis or perform a Book of Mormon number. Anyway, the raison d’être for that carpool/best-spent eleven minutes of my life: it’s Tony night!

So, in Tony-related news…

  • They also spoke with the brilliant Mark Strong, who took time out from being in every film ever to return to the stage as Eddie Carbone in A View from the Bridge, a portrayal that earned him a Best Leading Actor nomination

In other news….

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Hannah works in casting, the only profession that allows her to truthfully use work as an excuse to stay home and watch TV. A dropout of both preschool and law school, she loves Montreal bagels, Harry Potter, and conversations about diversity. Her diet starts tomorrow.