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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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Remember

There are days and nights when you are so far out to sea doing things that seem pretty remote from art, even if you hope they’re in a roundabout way in the service of it, that you sometimes very nearly … Continue reading

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Fake Book Project: ‘A Brief History of Perelorn’

Clearly, this is hard to read. Click on the image to open a PDF version. A page from The Story of Oxford, by S.P.B. Mais, 1951 A long time ago, I had to do a quick metal typesetting thing for … Continue reading

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Domestic Surveillance Associate Federal [REDACTED] for Strategic [REDACTED], [REDACTED], Virginia These days, it seems like everybody’s spying on everybody else! Google does it, Facebook does it, even poor old Yahoo! still manages to do it, somehow! And you better believe … Continue reading

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Junior Graphic Artist National DynaNozzle, Trout Mountain, GA Do you like to draw? Do you like secrets? Would you like to draw pictures of top secret types of missiles and jet planes? Would you like to work in a cubicle … 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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