Things We Saw Today: Lin-Manuel Miranda has a Funko Pop!, All Other Funkos Can Go Home
Hamilton maestro Lin-Manuel Miranda seems to have been gifted his very own bobble-headed plastic doll, and it is perfect.
Miranda tweeted out a picture of his funky Funko’d self, wearing the iconic grey sweater that he’s rocked in photos and on his epic Carpool Karaoke run:
Fans of the Sweater™
today is your day pic.twitter.com/qKiYkCRgjf
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 15, 2017
A little googling shows me that this Funko doesn’t appear to be an official production, but rather a custom job—there’s a whole separate business of altered and original Funkos out there, because artists are awesome. You can order a similar l’il Lin via Etsy shop MiracleCustoms.
I️ thought I️ had been forgotten
— Lin’s grey sweater (@Linsfavorite) November 15, 2017
- “‘Apu was a tool for kids to go after you’: why The Simpsons remains problematic” (via The Guardian)
- Wait, is Papa John’s suddenly woke?
We will work with the players and league to find a positive way forward. Open to ideas from all. Except neo-nazis — 🖕those guys. (3/3)
— Papa John’s Pizza (@PapaJohns) November 15, 2017
- Spider-man’s leading lady Zendaya is set to star in A White Lie, the story of Vassar College’s first black graduate, Anita Hemmings. Hemmings passed as white—until her background was investigated—and graduated in 1887, forty years before Vassar was integrated. (via HuffPo)
- THE CHRIS LIST.
A definitive ranking of Chrises pic.twitter.com/sYMyCWbNa6
— Dana Schwartz (@DanaSchwartzzz) November 15, 2017
So what you’d see today, members of the Midnight Society?
(image: Shutterstock, Nickelodeon)
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