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New Trailer Alert: Great Expectations

Confession time: I don’t particularly care for Charles Dickens. As a former English major, I know that is close to sacrilege for some, but I find the man just too darned wordy. I could barely make it through A Tale of Two … Continue reading

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Characters for an Epic Tale – Create Your Own!

While the illustrator of this image calls them “epic tales”, almost all of thesethese characters seem to be directly out of fairy tales and mythology. (Technology-based characters aside, of course.) The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, Andrew Lang*, … Continue reading

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RIP Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury passed away yesterday at age 91. For anyone who has had any interest in science fiction, fantasy, and indeed fiction from the mid-20th century onward, Bradbury had an effect on them. Beyond Fahrenheit 451, probably his best known work, … Continue reading

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