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Video: Fast Times at Ridgemont High is Secretly About Alexander Hamilton!

Now up on YouTube: a short video essay uncovering the funny and cracklingly astute U.S. history allegory in the classic '80s film. Totally awesome! All right, Hamilton!

Now up on YouTube: a short video essay uncovering the funny and cracklingly astute U.S. history allegory in the classic ’80s film. Totally awesome! All right, Hamilton!

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Trailer: The Comic Book Story of Video Games

Trailer: The Comic Book Story of Video Games

Presenting the book trailer for my latest nonfiction graphic novel, The Comic Book Story of Video Games. I have done a few video projects like this before… But no subject I’ve ever written previously about has so readily lent itself to explication at thirty frames per second. It was a blast to produce this, including the fun […]

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Hamilton: Fact, Fiction, Appreciating Both (Part 2)

Carrying on from the previously published Part 1 of this feature! Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of an American Founding Father investigates and identifies all the places and ways in which Lin Manuel-Miranda & Co. had to tweak history in order to rise to the daunting challenge of adapting Hamilton's life and times for the stage in Hamilton: An American Musical.

Carrying on from the previously published Part 1 of this feature! Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of an American Founding Father investigates and identifies all the places and ways in which Lin Manuel-Miranda & Co. had to tweak history in order to rise to the daunting challenge of adapting Hamilton’s life and times for the […]

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Hamilton: Fact, Fiction, Appreciating Both

What kind of Hamilton fan are you? Can your intellectual curiosity “never be satisfied?” Are you cognitively capable of letting your heart adore the show you know—while keeping rigorous research and respect for the record as the true North Star of your brain? If so, then we respectfully submit the first part of a Comprehensive Guide to Historical Inaccuracies in Hamilton.

What kind of Hamilton fan are you? Can your intellectual curiosity “never be satisfied?” Are you cognitively capable of letting your heart adore the show you know—while keeping rigorous research and respect for the record as the true North Star of your brain? If so, then we respectfully submit the first part of a Comprehensive […]

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My Hamilton Graphic Novel is Now On Sale!

Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of an American Founding Father is on sale now from Penguin Random House imprint Ten Speed Press, wherever books are sold! Only the musical sensation could have made a whole book on this fascinating figure possible. And now it's easier than ever to get to know the real man.

Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of an American Founding Father is on sale now from Penguin Random House imprint Ten Speed Press, wherever books are sold! Only the musical sensation could have made a whole book on this fascinating figure possible. And now it’s easier than ever to get to know the real man.

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Alexander Hamilton and… Beer

Alexander Hamilton and... Beer

It may not strike you as the most elegantly congruent and kindred of topics that a writer whose last project covered the 9,000 year history of beer is now having published a biography of Alexander Hamilton. There is, however, one surprisingly deep and critical connection between the drink the world is most passionate about and […]

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Free Documentary: Donald Trump & Emoluments

Free Documentary: Donald Trump & Emoluments

I have produced a one-hour documentary video about Donald Trump and his most barefaced transgressions against the United States Constitution. These are his breaches—multiple in number—of the emoluments clauses. (Also multiple in number. There are in fact three provisions in the U.S. Constitution that mention the somewhat antiquated and widely misunderstood word “emolument.” But thus […]

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Alexander Hamilton at COMIC-CON 2017

Alexander Hamilton at COMIC-CON 2017

Will you be at San Diego Comic Con this July 19-23? If you have a badge, then that is already great news. But here’s where it gets better. I, along with several other members of the creative team behind Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic Story of An American Founding Father, will be there as well. There are three […]

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