Wednesday, January 13, 2016

If you can make a hip-hop musical about eighteenth century cabinet meetings, surely you can make one about great land use face-offs, right?

While in NYC for AALS, I went to see the musical Hamilton with an old friend, "Doctor C."  It was remarkable; I just can't imagine any high school American history teacher trying to talk about the origins of the first bank of the United States without referring students to this "cabinet meeting cum hip-hop battle" from the musical:



Presumably a land use-based hip-hop musical starring Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs isn't far behind?

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