Warning: This post has zero chill.
I'll be honest: Lin-Manuel Miranda was barely a blip on my radar before Hamilton blew up. I didn't know much about In the Heights, other than that it had been a hit in the late aughts. I've never seen it (although now it's certainly on my list). But hearing him speak now, as Time Magazine names him one of their Top 100 Most Influential People of 2015, strikes a chord deep within me. In the interview, he holds himself up to the lofty standard of accomplishments set by the subject of his latest project, the Ten Dollar Founding Father Without A Father.