Tim Carvell’s History’s Notable Persons Reconsidered
Tim Carvell is the head writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He writes this column very occasionally.
BY TIM CARVELL
You just know that right after John Hancock put his enormous signature at the bottom of the Declaration of Independence, everyone in the room was thinking the same thing: “Dick.”
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