A Comedy of Historic Importance Robber Barons! By Dominick Grillo
What do you know about these people?
Or this one?
 
Nothing? <ul><li>Don’t worry about it. Everything in this show is historically inaccurate anyway! </li></ul>
One term you should know:  Robber Barons! <ul><li>The “robber barons” were the group of captains of industry in the late 1...
“ But why Dominick, why would you propose a show about a bunch of old, cranky misers?”
Why indeed! <ul><li>Robber Barons  is a bizarre comedy in which John D. Rockefeller, JP Morgan, and Cornelius Vanderbilt l...
Concept <ul><li>Definitely Unique </li></ul><ul><li>Target Audience – Males 16 – 35 </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday nights at 11:...
-Characters- <ul><li>aka Rocky </li></ul><ul><li>Not too bright </li></ul><ul><li>Oil Man </li></ul><ul><li>Big, physical,...
JP Morgan <ul><li>Japles </li></ul><ul><li>Banker and Financial Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Very smart, bookwormish, somewhat...
Cornelius Vanderbilt <ul><li>Vandy </li></ul><ul><li>Railroad tycoon </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic, suave, arrogant </li></ul...
Supporting Characters! <ul><li>James Buchanan Duke </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Carnegie </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Twain </li></u...
Plot Lines <ul><li>S1E2 Money in the Bank </li></ul><ul><li>S1E2 Duel! </li></ul><ul><li>S1E8 Hell Hath No Fury </li></ul>...
Vote for me if you have as much interest in pseudo-history as I do!
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Robber Barons

1,545

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,545
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
9
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Robber Barons

  1. 1. A Comedy of Historic Importance Robber Barons! By Dominick Grillo
  2. 2. What do you know about these people?
  3. 3. Or this one?
  4. 5. Nothing? <ul><li>Don’t worry about it. Everything in this show is historically inaccurate anyway! </li></ul>
  5. 6. One term you should know: Robber Barons! <ul><li>The “robber barons” were the group of captains of industry in the late 1800s and early 1900s who dominated their industries. </li></ul>
  6. 7. “ But why Dominick, why would you propose a show about a bunch of old, cranky misers?”
  7. 8. Why indeed! <ul><li>Robber Barons is a bizarre comedy in which John D. Rockefeller, JP Morgan, and Cornelius Vanderbilt live in an apartment together in 1900 New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>Mid 20s and absurdly rich </li></ul><ul><li>A strange alternate universe where all your favorite historical figures from the late 1800s and 1900s can be found! </li></ul>
  8. 9. Concept <ul><li>Definitely Unique </li></ul><ul><li>Target Audience – Males 16 – 35 </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday nights at 11:30 on HBO </li></ul><ul><li>Similar comedies </li></ul>
  9. 10. -Characters- <ul><li>aka Rocky </li></ul><ul><li>Not too bright </li></ul><ul><li>Oil Man </li></ul><ul><li>Big, physical, and always dirty </li></ul><ul><li>Lumberjack-ish </li></ul>John D. Rockefeller
  10. 11. JP Morgan <ul><li>Japles </li></ul><ul><li>Banker and Financial Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Very smart, bookwormish, somewhat stuck-up </li></ul><ul><li>Wears Tweed </li></ul><ul><li>Long Memory </li></ul>
  11. 12. Cornelius Vanderbilt <ul><li>Vandy </li></ul><ul><li>Railroad tycoon </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic, suave, arrogant </li></ul><ul><li>Makes enemies quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Gambler </li></ul>
  12. 13. Supporting Characters! <ul><li>James Buchanan Duke </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Carnegie </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Twain </li></ul><ul><li>Teddy Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>William Jennings Bryan </li></ul><ul><li>D.W. Griffith </li></ul><ul><li>Sigmund Freud </li></ul>
  13. 14. Plot Lines <ul><li>S1E2 Money in the Bank </li></ul><ul><li>S1E2 Duel! </li></ul><ul><li>S1E8 Hell Hath No Fury </li></ul><ul><li>S1E9 Spinners </li></ul><ul><li>S1E11 Two for One </li></ul><ul><li>S1E12 Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>S1E13 The Music Men </li></ul>
  14. 15. Vote for me if you have as much interest in pseudo-history as I do!
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×