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

/By / Jun 12, 2016

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….

Hannah Antaki

Hannah Antaki

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.



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