Category Archives: THE HAMILTON SOUNDTRACK

The Hamiltome is Here!

THE HAMILTON SOUNDTRACK has been in my car’s CD player for 108 days. It arrived from Amazon on December 22, when I plucked it from the mailbox right before I went out to do one last round of Christmas shopping. … Continue reading

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‘Celia’s an Artful Little Slut’ (And Other Thoughts on the Founding Fathers)

I am reading Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton, albeit somewhat slowly, and I am trying to share my HAMILTON obsession with you in ways that are not derivative and cliché (you’re welcome), so today I’m here to tell you … Continue reading

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To Stave Off That Feeling of Helplessness (And, OK, Also Because HAMILTON SOUNDTRACK)

When I started reading The Federalist a couple of nights ago, I didn’t know that it was about to become a blog challenge. I just thought I was expressing my abiding love for THE HAMILTON SOUNDTRACK in a characteristically nerdy … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Christopher Hitchens’ Thomas Jefferson: Author of America

Robert Frost has been much on my mind lately – probably because my birthday is approaching. Along with Philip Larkin, Frost is the poet that best captures for me the slow but orderly forward motion of time. At the same … Continue reading

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For Copy Editors Everywhere

I read a fantastic book of short stories this weekend – Thom Jones’ The Pugilist at Rest – and I really want to review it for you, but I don’t quite have the wherewithal for that now. I’ve been copy-editing … Continue reading

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