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Homunculus Is By Your Side

One term I’ve come across in several places but haven’t been entirely sure what it means is “homunculus.” So I looked it up on Wikipedia, everyone’s favorite source for information that is probably at least partially true, and the indication … Continue reading

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And You, and You, and You, and You Were There

One of the most famous conceits of the 1939 MGM film of The Wizard of Oz is that some of the more prominent Oz characters have counterparts in people Dorothy knows in Kansas. The Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Cowardly Lion … Continue reading

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You Know What I Blame This on the Downfall Of?

What with all the talk of Harold Camping, I suppose I’ve been neglecting our other favorite fundamentalist weirdo, Jack Chick. His new tract is actually a follow-up to his first tract, telling how things have actually gotten WORSE in the … Continue reading

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Too Many Endors

Watching Family Guy’s parody of Return of the Jedi (which I said a little bit about in this LiveJournal post) made me think about the name Endor, home of the Ewoks. Well, actually, Endor is a gas giant, and the … Continue reading

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