Holmes on Burns on Burns on Burns

This past week at Florentine saw the entire gang gathered to screen the second visual pass of a documentary on the Dust Bowl (release date 2013, I believe). For the two days afterward, the bigwigs gathered for script rewrites, which offered me my first chance to see Ken Burns in creative action. I observed, I bantered, I poured a few cups of my fresh-brewed coffee, and I learned. Realizing that not everyone gets such an opportunity--and it being the season for giving--I thought I'd share some things I learned about KB from an unlikely source: The Simpsons. In the first clip (skip to 5'20"), we learn from a lesser-known documentary by Ken Burns about Ken Burns that his twin love of baseball and jazz explains his famous boyish coif:

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In the second (17'55"), we learn that Ken and his brother Ric are direct descendants of Colonel Burns, who is C. Montgomery Burns' father:

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Dah duh dah dling!

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