New York Competition No. 17: Biography in a Couplet

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Welcome back to the New York Magazine Competition. On alternate Mondays, we'll lay out a challenge and offer a sample responses. Enter in the comments section, or on Twitter with the hashtag we've provided, and the editors will select a winner. Criteria are highly subjective, but heavily retweeted and favorited posts will have an advantage. The prize is a year's subscription to New York in print or a two-year subscription to the iPad edition (winner's choice). Full rules are here.

COMPETITION NO. 17: BIOGRAPHY IN A COUPLET. Please capture a well-known life in two rhymed lines. For example:

Andrew Cuomo polls pretty high.
Yet somehow, nobody likes the guy.

Nikola Tesla's long-ago spark
Now gives tech brats cars to park.

Kim Kardashian: famous for what?
First for that video, then for her butt.

Enter in the comments below, or on Twitter with the hashtag #biographyinacouplet, by March 20.

RESULTS OF COMPETITION NO. 16: THE LOST LETTR, in which you were asked for a familiar name, title, or expression altered by the removal of an E.

Repeated answers: Dead/dad. Being/Bing. Feather/father. Fate/fat. Heat/hat. Fire/fir. Dream/dram. Games/gams. The Da Vinci Cod. 50 Shads of Grey. Man Girls. Braking Bad. And, curiously, a lot of first names: Guns n’ Ross, The New York Tims, “Walk on the Wild Sid,” The Magnificent Sven.

HONORABLE MENTION TO:

Park Slop
@schimmelgoldart

Ta with Mussolini
@GBretman

Optimus Prim
@and_read

Ocean's Elven
tsobczak

The Con Brothers
morrisonsubject

Garden hos
tomeg1082

O beautiful, for spacious skis
chularanch

Chariots of Fir
Caribal

The Rim of the Ancient Mariner
intrepidrider

The Human Gnome Project
raker

Be Her Now
NYCTarHeel

Last, But Not Last
MadeleineBegunKane

The Syracuse Orang
prancer406

For Your Yes Only
lionhorse

Fox News’s Roger Ails
designnmind

The Dr Hunter
kgar0212

Rx Ryan
riverhawk

The Dom of the Rock
notalogin

Dud, Where's My Car?
77BC

Romo Must Die
designnmind

He doesn't have a car in the world.
pampl

Drek Jeter
NORTHEND

Bo Drek
frankcoyne

Bruce Springsteen and the Street Band
sdo2g72

Hell bent for lather
—@cautiousfeline

Dam Judi Dench
@sjvarney

Hey Hey We're the Monks
@andrew_cowley23 

AND THE WINNER IS...

Dr. Dr
JDuggar