Thursday Open Thread | 2016 Tony Award Winners: Leslie Odom Jr.

Today is the winner of Best Actor in a Musical: Leslie Odom Jr., for Hamilton, where he played Aaron Burr.


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He did a series on called Aaron Burr, Sir- Backstage with Leslie Odom Jr. They are up to Episode 6.

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16 Responses to Thursday Open Thread | 2016 Tony Award Winners: Leslie Odom Jr.

  1. yahtzeebutterfly says:

    “Fifth-grader Benjamin Giroux has touched the hearts of thousands after he wrote a poem (pictured) about himself as a class assignment earlier this month to celebrate National Poetry Month


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    I needed this


  8. rikyrah says:

    TPM’s take on the Trump Meeting:

    Trump was asked – not surprisingly and not unreasonably – what about your unpopularity with Hispanics voters and what about down-ballot races? Trump’s response: No, Hispanics love me!

    This is obviously ridiculous on its face. The GOP is generally unpopular with Hispanics and Trump is personally unpopular with Hispanic Americans at a level that is historic and unprecedented. We know this from a limitless trove of public opinion data. As a factual matter, it’s no more ridiculous than the 12th Article of the Constitution Trump pledged to protect or numerous other examples of Trump nonsense. But it has a particular import here…

    If I were a Republican member of Congress and heard what Trump said, I’d be angry. And I strongly suspect many of them were. If I’m a GOP member of Congress I hear that and think, “Damn, you’ve got zero plan to ensure I don’t lose my job. I can’t even tell if you care. But you definitely haven’t even thought about it.”


  9. rikyrah says:

    Percysowner says:
    July 7, 2016 at 2:35 pm
    Well apparently in response to the question “If you win the Presidency, will you serve?”, which .should be answered by a definitive yes, Trump said “I’ll let you know how I feel about it after it happens.”. I guess we could call this how Newt/Christie/Ivanka becomes President? I mean WTF?


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    • Liza says:

      This will end in acquittal, without a doubt. Judge Barry Williams hasn’t got the balls of a field mouse. F*** him.


  12. rikyrah says:

    Good Morning 😊, Everyone 😆


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