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Patents are Political

By Dennis Crouch I have been repeating this mantra for quite a while – patents are political. In US v. Arthrex, the Supreme Court added an exclamation point.  By design, the US governmental system places presidential political appointees at the top of each executive agency, including the US Patent & Trademark Office so that the US President can then be held directly accountable for the successes and failures.  Note here that the accountability we’re talking about is political accountability. The...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, US, Patent, Hamilton, PTO, US Patent Trademark Office, IPR, Dennis Crouch, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Arthrex, Arthrex the Supreme Court, Office Decisions

‘Hamilton,’ ‘In & Of Itself’ Among Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) Contenders That Kept Stage Alive During COVID

As Broadway and local stages remained closed over the past year of the pandemic, it was television that kept the spirit of theater alive. Watching a taped version of a stage performance doesn’t replace the excitement and personal connection that comes with seeing works in person — but some of this year’s top variety special […]
Tags: Awards, Broadway, Columns, Emmys, Hamilton, In & Of Itself, Awards Circuit Column

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at 25: An Oral History of Disney’s Darkest Animated Classic

In the mid-1990s, the possibilities were endless for Walt Disney Feature Animation. After the studio hit creative highs with Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King, Disney was powerful enough to take risks that were impossible a decade earlier. An adaptation of an iconic Victor Hugo novel was such a risk. 25 years later, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is one of the most remarkable films Disney’s ever released, and one that hasn’t been topped for sheer boldness. As it celebrates its 25th ...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Movies, France, Disney, Los Angeles, Features, Anniversary, Egypt, Roger Ebert, Animation, New York Times, Paris, Broadway, Argentina, Catholic Church

The Reconstruction Amendments’ Canonical Texts

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.). Darrell A.H. Miller             Constitutional history is uniquely susceptible to the twin vices of all works of history: hagiography and Whiggery.   There are three inter-related reasons for this:   First, American constitutional culture reflects the relentless optimism that the constitution, like the common law, will eventually “work itse...
Tags: Maryland, Congress, Kentucky, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Trumbull, Hamilton, Branding, Guest Blogger, Thomas Jefferson, Scott, David Walker, Kurt, Jefferson, Virginia Commission, John C Calhoun

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Spezza’s Value & Hamilton’s Availability

In this Fathers’ Day edition of Toronto Maple Leafs’ News & Rumors, I want to share a rumor that Carolina Hurricanes’ defenseman Dougie Hamilton might be interested in coming to…
Tags: Column, Sport, Hockey, Hamilton, Toronto Maple Leafs, Carolina Hurricanes, Jason Spezza, Dougie Hamilton, Morgan Rielly, Spezza, Maple Leafs News, News & Rumors

Verstappen wins intense French Grand Prix, with Hamilton second

Max Verstappen fights back to pass Lewis Hamilton and take a brilliant win in the French Grand Prix to extend his championship lead.
Tags: News, Lewis Hamilton, Hamilton, Verstappen, Max Verstappen

Verstappen and Hamilton remain central to tyre safety debate 

There's still plenty to disagree on over tyres in France, fuelling the tension further on the front row before Sunday's race.
Tags: News, France, Hamilton, Verstappen

Verstappen beats Hamilton to pole at French Grand Prix

Red Bull's Max Verstappen took an impressive pole position ahead of title rival Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes at the French Grand Prix.
Tags: News, Lewis Hamilton, Hamilton, Verstappen, Max Verstappen

Next Time You Watch In The Heights, Pay Attention To These Cool Details

From Hamilton to cool nods to the original Broadway production, check these out before rewatching the musical.
Tags: Religion, Broadway, Hamilton

Stuff You Need to Know: Okay, Let’s Try This Again

Everything you’re about to read in quick snippet form would be an entire post on other sites, with the same amount of content plus maybe 200-300 words of filler. Nobody has time for that shit. We’ve got a lot of trailers to catch up on. Enjoy. A veritable slew of people are getting stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. More than you actually need to know…but it is worth pointing out that Carrie Fisher is getting one and it’s about goddamn time. Production is underway on Evil Dead Rise and h...
Tags: Music, Movies, Musicals, Disney, Carrie Fisher, Steven Soderbergh, Andrew Garfield, Peter Jackson, Beatles, Rudd, Nicolas Cage, Stuff You Need to Know, Bruce Campbell, Evil Dead, Hamilton, Ferrell

Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. Has A Funny Take After Joining The Knives Out 2 Cast

Leslie Odom Jr. will once again find himself in the room where it happens in Rian Johnson's Knives Out sequel.
Tags: Religion, Rian Johnson, Hamilton, Leslie Odom Jr

Seven new books on musical theater: from Hamilton to Oklahoma! [reading list]

The musical is perhaps one of the easiest forms of theater to introduce new audiences to, and with theaters around the world anticipating opening their doors again in the coming weeks and months, the joy of the curtain lifting in a real-life setting can be shared once again.Whether you’re new to the stage or eagerly counting down the days, explore some of our recent titles looking behind the scenes of musical theater. 1. Dueling Grounds: Revolution and Revelation in the Musical Hamilton edited b...
Tags: Europe, Books, Music, Featured, Congress, Americas, Broadway, Hugh Jackman, Camelot, Alan Cumming, Oklahoma, Hamilton, Sutton Foster, Bernstein, Carter, Lee

A Twister Remake With Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs? Helen Hunt Explains What Happened

The tale behind Twister's potential reboot continues.
Tags: Religion, Hamilton, Daveed Diggs, Helen Hunt

Lin-Manuel Miranda apologizes for lack of diversity in In the Heights

Actor and director acknowledged musical failed to adequately represent Afro-Latinos, saying: ‘I can hear the hurt and frustration’Actor and director Lin-Manuel Miranda has apologized for failing to adequately represent Afro-Latinos in his latest musical project, In the Heights, that is centered on New York’s Latino communities.The Hamilton star posted a note to social media on Monday acknowledging that casting for his latest project, set the in diverse neighborhood of Washington Heights in upper...
Tags: New York, Musicals, Film, Race, World news, US news, Culture, Manhattan, Hamilton, Washington Heights, Lin Manuel Miranda

Any Interest In Dougie Hamilton?

from Matt Larkin of The Hockey News, So can Carolina afford to retain its most important defenseman? Probably, but it’s complicated. On paper, the Canes project to have almost $28 million in cap space this off-season, but GM Don Waddell must make that money go a long way. Star left winger Andrei Svechnikov is an RFA. Even if he opts for the en-vogue bridge deal at three years, it should come at an AAV of $6 million or more. The Canes also have 0.0 NHL goalies signed for 2021-22, as Petr M...
Tags: Sport, NHL, Jones, Hamilton, Steve Yzerman, Red Wings, Dougie Hamilton, Jordan Martinook, Carolina, Petr Mrazek, James Reimer, Brock McGinn, Jakub Vrana, Alex Nedeljkovic, Matt Larkin, Andrei Svechnikov

Vacation Home Sales Skyrocket as a Result of Pandemic

Key Highlights In 2020, vacation home sales rose 16.4%, outpacing the growth in total existing-home sales of 5.6%.In 2020, the median existing-home sales price typically rose by 14.2% in vacation home counties, compared to 10.1% in non-vacation home counties.In 2020, the top 10 vacation home counties were in the states of Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan and North Carolina. Washington, D.C. – June 15, 2021 ( The sale of and demand for vacation homes soared during the...
Tags: Real Estate, Texas, News, America, West Virginia, Radio, Pennsylvania, Camden, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Worcester, Rhode Island, Vermont, New England, Hamilton, Nantucket

A Quiet Place II Steals In the Heights’ Thunder at the Box Office

A Quiet Place II continued to dominate the domestic box office with $11.65M in its third weekend, enough to push it over the top of the highly anticipated In the Heights musical from Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, which pulled in a ho-hum $11.4M and landed in second place. Right now, everyone in Hollywood is freaking out over the musical’s lackluster box office showing, but, per Deadline, there were any number of factors preventing the flick from reaching the $20M+ opening most analysts e...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Sony, Box Office, Musical, Godzilla, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Peter Rabbit, Cruella, ComingSoon, Box Office Top, Conjuring, In The Heights, A Quiet Place 2, Peter Rabbit 2

‘Craziest thing I’ve ever done’: how In the Heights pulled off its most spectacular dance numbers

How do you get 90 hoofers to frug in a pool? Christopher Scott, the choreographer behind Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical extravaganza, reveals allChristopher Scott is baffled. “I hear time and again: ‘Musicals are not really my thing.’ And I’m like, ‘I don’t even know what that means. You don’t like music? You don’t like dancing?’”Many people who “don’t like musicals” will like the one Scott has just choreographed. In the Heights was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda in 2005, before his mega-success wi...
Tags: Manhattan, Miranda, Hamilton, Washington Heights, Scott, Lin Manuel Miranda, Christopher Scott, Jimmy Smits, Anthony Ramos, LA Law

From ‘In the Heights’ Sneakers to a ‘Hamilton’ Vinyl: The Best Broadway Swag For Your Favorite Theater Kid

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Broadway is back, baby! Well, maybe not quite yet. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that […]
Tags: News, New York City, Broadway, Bill De Blasio, Hamilton, Variety, In The Heights

Jasmine Cephas Jones Returns to ‘Blindspotting’ as the ‘Superhero’ of the Story

Three years ago Jasmine Cephas Jones originated the character of Ashley in the feature “Blindspotting,” written by Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs. It was a breakout screen role after she already took the stage by storm as Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton.” Now, after equally memorable work in everything from “Mrs. […]
Tags: News, Features, Hamilton, Ashley, Lin Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Peggy Schuyler, Maria Reynolds, Blindspotting, Rafael Casal

'Blindspotting' adds another shot to what's feeling like a 'Hamilton' summer

"Blindspotting" adds to what is starting to feel like another very "Hamilton" summer, as veterans of Lin-Manuel Miranda's blockbuster musical are getting their shots as they fan out across the pop-culture landscape.
Tags: Cnn, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Blindspotting

“We have to fight!” Youth anti-freeway activists protest outside ODOT headquarters

Aurelia Nelson-Reske leads a chant during a rally at ODOT headquarters in downtown Portland Wednesday.(Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) A growing contingent of young climate activists have brought their dissatisfaction with the Oregon Department of Transportation right to the agency’s doorstep. “We’re striking because we are in the middle of a climate crisis, freeway expansion is only going to make that worse and we need ODOT to wake up and see that.”— Adah Crandall, Sunrise Movement ...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Hamilton, Chris Smith, Kate Brown, ODOT, Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Transportation Commission, Tubman, Jonathan Maus, Norberg, Crandall, Don Hamilton, Jonathan Maus BikePortland

‘tick, tick…BOOM!’ Trailer: Andrew Garfield is a Musical Genius in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Feature Directorial Debut

“Do you know how many Jonathan Larsons there are? One.” Andrew Garfield plays the one and only musical genius, the composer and playwright behind Rent, who died suddenly on the night before the show’s off-Broadway premiere. But he left in his wake a Broadway touchstone, as well as tick, tick…BOOM!, an acclaimed autobiographical musical which will now be adapted to the screen by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda in his feature directorial debut. Watch the tick, tick…BOOM! trailer below. ti...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Netflix, Oscar, Broadway, David Auburn, Movie Trailers, Emmy, Musical, Andrew Garfield, Miranda, Garfield, Dunkirk, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Tony

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Musical Tick, Tick… Boom! Trailer Features Andrew Garfield As RENT Scribe Jonathan Larson

Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda is making his directorial debut in the musical Tick.. Tick... Boom!
Tags: Religion, Andrew Garfield, Hamilton, Jonathan Larson, Lin Manuel Miranda

Tick, Tick…Boom! Teaser For Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Directorial Debut

Netflix released the teaser trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s forthcoming feature directorial debut titled Tick, Tick…Boom!, based on Rent playwright and composer Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical Off-Broadway musical of the same name. The video gives us our first look at Oscar nominee Andrew Garfield as he portrays the role of Larson, an aspiring theater composer experiencing a midlife crisis about the career he has chosen. The film is expected to arrive in the select theaters and on Netflix t...
Tags: Video, Movies, Drama, New York City, Netflix, Broadway, Streaming, Emmy, Andrew Garfield, Hamilton, Michael, Robin, Lin Manuel Miranda, Susan, Tony, Jon

Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In the Heights' is now available on HBO Max, but you need the ad-free plan to stream it

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. It's impossible to not tap your feet to the infectious beats of "In the Heights." Macall Polay/Warner Bros. "In the Heights" follows a New York City bodega owner on a journey for a better life. The film stars "Hamilton" actor Anthony Ramos, "Vida" actress Melissa Barrera, and more. You can stream the movie with HBO Max's ad-free plan ($15/month) from June 10 through July 11. Max (ad-free) (small...
Tags: Reviews, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Entertainment, New York City, Trends, Tech, Broadway, Streaming, Espn, Warner Bros, Hulu, Miranda, Hamilton, Max

In The Heights’ Jon M. Chu Talks Possibility Of Directing A Hamilton Movie

It turns out that Jon M. Chu has already thought about ideas for a Hamilton movie.
Tags: Religion, Hamilton, Jon, Jon M Chu, Hamilton Movie

Lin Manuel-Miranda's 'In the Heights' is a summertime delight 'Hamilton' fans will love

'In the Heights,' the movie adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's pre-'Hamilton' Broadway hit, is a summertime delight. It's in theaters and on HBO Max.        [Author: Arizona Republic]
Tags: Religion, Hamilton, Arizona Republic, Lin Manuel Miranda, Hamilton Broadway, HBO Max

‘In the Heights’ Trailer: Oprah Winfrey, Dwayne Johnson, Hugh Jackman & More Praise the Movie Musical

When a movie gets close to hitting the big screen, movie studios often like to use marketing with testimonials from real people who have seen early screenings of the film. However, since studios aren’t quite back to normal when it comes to their pre-release marketing routines, the new In the Heights trailer relies on testimonials from big name celebrities. The likes of Oprah Winfrey and Dwayne Johnson took the time to praise the movie musical from director Jon M. Chu and Broadway show creator L...
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HR 1 defies common sense. A bipartisan path on voting exists.

On March 3, the House of Representatives passed HR 1, addressing the American voting system. HR 1 passed the House on a strongly partisan basis; only one Democratic House member opposed it, and no Republicans supported it. The partisanship has only heightened as the Senate now takes up the issue. In 2005, a bipartisan commission issued a comprehensive review of our country’s voting systems with specific recommendations. The Commission on Federal Election Reform was sponsored by the Center for De...
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