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The Late Movies: Graduation Falls

Our only son graduated from high school tonight. In honor of the occasion, here are some of the things that went through my head as we prepared for the ceremony.

Completely off the Stage

And then go on like nothing is wrong.
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The Principal Pushed Him

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Pride Goeth Before a Fall

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It Happens at Preschool, Too

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Making a Spectacle of Yourself

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Watch the Steps

They can be killers.
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Don't Try a Flip

Stunts will backfire in a cap and gown.
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With Added Sound Effects

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A Compilation with Proper Music

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And sincere congratulations to the class of 2012!

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A Hamilton-Themed Cookbook is Coming
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Fans of Broadway hit Hamilton will soon be able to dine like the Founding Fathers: As Eater reports, a new Alexander Hamilton-inspired cookbook is slated for release in fall 2017.

Cover art for Laura Kumin's forthcoming cookbook
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Called The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating, and Entertaining in Hamilton’s World, the recipe collection by author Laura Kumin “takes you into Hamilton’s home and to his table, with historical information, recipes, and tips on how you can prepare food and serve the food that our founding fathers enjoyed in their day,” according to the Amazon description. It also recounts Hamilton’s favorite dishes, how he enjoyed them, and which ingredients were used.

Recipes included are cauliflower florets two ways, fried sausages and apples, gingerbread cake, and apple pie. (Cue the "young, scrappy, and hungry" references.) The cookbook’s official release is on November 21—but until then, you can stave off your appetite for all things Hamilton-related by downloading the musical’s new app.

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