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Donald Trump Is Aaron Burr Reincarnated

Burr, in spite of his repulsive character, was not the end of the Republican Party. Neither will Donald Trump be.

Here’s Your First Look at Hamilton Stars on Law & Order: SVU

Because it's filmed in the greatest city in the wooooooooorld, Law & Order: SVU is a handy way for Broadway stars to stretch their TV muscles in between shows, and the cast of Hamilton is no exception. In SVU's New York, Aaron Burr is an unscrupulous reverend, while Angelica Schuyler... More »

'Hamilton' Scene Stealer Leslie Odom, Jr. Chose Finishing College Over First Big Broadway Offer

'Hamilton' is the hottest ticket in town.  And Leslie Odom, Jr, who plays Vice President Aaron Burr in the hit musical, is surely one to watch. The Philly reared dynamo had a chance to be in another hit Broadway show years ago, but revealed to veteran entertainment journalist Karu F. Show More Summary

Get ready for a long slog to the GOP nomination

When then Vice President Aaron Burr shot and killed potential future president and key Revolutionary figure Alexander Hamilton in a duel, the careers of both men were over. Now another “big guy” New Yorker — as former Florida Gov. Jeb...Show More Summary

The Amorous Intrigues and Adventures of Aaron Burr by Anonymous

One of the things that is real and that has been unearthed by the Hamilton fans is this 1861 pornographic biography of Aaron Burr, in which the young Aaron Burr fucks his way from New Jersey to Massachusetts and back in the early days of the American Revolution. Show More Summary

The Sex-Obsessed, Egomaniacal Poet Who Invented Fascism

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Gabriele d’Annunzio “was a thrill-seeking megalomaniac best described as a cross between the Marquis de Sade, Aaron Burr, Ayn Rand, and Madonna. He was wildly popular … and he essentially invented Fascism as an art project because he felt representative democracy was bourgeois and lacked a romantic dramatic arc.”

Alexander Hamilton And The Future Of America's Universities

How did our colleges and universities become less like vibrant Alexander Hamilton and more like sclerotic Aaron Burr?

16 topical last-minute Halloween costumes for 2015

3 months agoNews : ComPost

1. Movie Poster For A Biopic About Steve Jobs: This costume will work every year from now until the sun burns out. 2. Aaron Burrito: Dress up as Aaron Burr, wrap yourself in tinfoil and carry a picture of Alexander Hamilton about whom you make dismissive remarks all evening. 3. Lost Blimp: Snack excessively and […]

22 'Hamilton' Lyrics, Explained

4 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

After centuries of being best known as the guy who was killed by Aaron Burr, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway musical, ?'Hamilton,' is bringing the achievements of the "10-dollar founding father" front and center.

25 Things You Should Know About Hoboken

4 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

4. George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and John Jay all belonged to the Hoboken Turtle Club.

Bookshelf: In 2 Books, It’s All About the Hamiltons

John Sedgwick writes about the 1904 duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, and Shane White rescues Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s first black millionaire, from oblivion.

Rand Paul on what America’s been doing all wrong since 1835

Poor Alexander Hamilton. First, Aaron Burr killed him in a duel. Then, the Treasury Department made him share the ten-dollar bill. And now, Senator Rand Paul is trying to undo his most important accomplishment: the creation of our national debt. Specifically, Paul lamented that: Now, it's not clear why something that we've been doing for 180 years […]

Alexander Hamilton Gets New Life in Book, After Broadway Musical

6 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Besides being fatally shot by Aaron Burr in a rootin’-tootin’ duel, Founding Father Alexander Hamilton’s biggest claim to fame might be the eponymous hip-hop musical about his life about to hit Broadway (it’s currently in previews after a wildly successful off-Broadway run). Show More Summary

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' and the inclusive future of American history

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This isn't your father's Alexander Hamilton. It's better. Alexander Hamilton died exactly one year and three centuries ago today, killed in a duel by former Vice President Aaron Burr. On the very same island where Hamilton drew his last breath, he has been brought back to life, this time on the Broadway stage. Show More Summary

J.Lo Scrolled Through Her Phone During Mariah Carey's Billboard Set

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Like the Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr of pop music, Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez brought their nearly two-decade-long feud to Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards. Read more...

Weehawken Dueling Grounds in Weehawken, New Jersey

Anyone who remembers Michael Bay’s famous 1993 “Got Milk” commercial knows that sitting Vice-President Aaron Burr shot and killed former Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton during an 1804 duel. What many people do not realize however, is that the very boulder where a mortally wounded Hamilton was thought to have rested still exists. Show More Summary

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