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Let Us Contemplate the Sadness of a Banjo-Playing Frog

One thing I noticed in the book Yama Yama Land, by Grace Duffie Boylan, was a reference to a giant frog playing a tennis racquet like a banjo. Picture by Edgar Keller So what’s the connection between frogs and banjos? … Continue reading

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London Frog

Falling Sideways, by Tom Holt – While Robert Rankin claims to have invented the term “Far-Fetched Fiction” in hopes of getting his own shelf at the bookstore, I don’t know that he’d necessarily be the only one whose books would … Continue reading

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Frogs in a Fog

Since I’ve addressed most of the major topics I could think of regarding the Oz books, I’ve been delving more into the minutiae. I’d like to know what you, the readers, think of that. Should I just rope it in … Continue reading

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An Amphibian to Remember

It sometimes seems that the Egyptians had gods associated with every kind of animal you could think of. Obviously that’s not true, as I don’t think, for instance, that there was a sloth god. There are, however, gods that are … Continue reading

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