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Mangaboos and More

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz isn’t one of my favorite Oz books, perhaps because the Emerald City seems less welcoming than usual. And after a journey as dark as the one in the rest of the book, where the … Continue reading

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Jump for the Hump

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Disney’s 1996 animated film is loosely based on the book Notre Dame de Paris, by Victor Hugo. I haven’t read the book, but my wife has, and both she and Wikipedia note a lot … Continue reading

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Dorothy’s Adventures Under Ground

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, adapted by Eric Shanower and Skottie Young – The series of graphic adaptations continues with this fourth Oz book, which was never one of my favorites. Perhaps it’s because of how the Emerald City … Continue reading

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Gaga for Baphomet

Did you know that Lady Gaga is a worshipper of the devil-god Baphomet? No, seriously! Do a Google search for it, and you’ll come up with numerous pages claiming this, often with a lot of misspelled words. So it must … Continue reading

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