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10 Completely True Shocking Facts About ‘Star Wars’ That You Probably Didn’t Know Before the Internet

10. The famous friendship between Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart started when they crossed paths during the casting process for the voice of R2-D2, a role that eventually went to Zero Mostel. 9. The very first draft of the basic … Continue reading

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Animated Sketchbook 1: Re Mi Do Do So

This is just an extremely rough quick series of sketches on the theme of communication failure, all animated in an old-style way. I can animate everything a lot smoother than this, obviously, but time’s an issue these days and it … Continue reading

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Sketchbook: Mirror Shot from ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

Okay, so now I seriously have to get back to work on my office stuff, ’cause there are 50 states, 10 provinces, half a dozen countries, and also a few parallel universes to fill up with mail. Not to mention … Continue reading

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Sketchbook: Mirror Shot from ‘Solaris’

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The future will be different now…

Once, a very long time ago, I drew a picture for a story in a book. Because I guess of some phantom limb effect of an otherwise long-gone nostalgia, I still have the book, a paperback made of the usual … Continue reading

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Consider Banks

I once very briefly got to meet one of my topmost favorite singers/lyricists/artists in the whole world, someone who had been (and remains) a heroine of mine for a whole bunch of pretty weird long decades. I mean, this was … Continue reading

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