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Making a Killing

For someone who wanted to leave out the heartaches and nightmares from his fairy tales, L. Frank Baum included a fair number of executioners. I suspect this is partially due to the influence of Lewis Carroll, whose Queen of Hearts … Continue reading

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Sitting on a Cornflake, Waiting for the Van to Come

I have a fondness for the Beatles song “I Am the Walrus,” as I’m sure many people do. Beth told me she found it scary, which I can see, but I don’t remember thinking that. I was, however, a little … Continue reading

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These Days, Down the Rabbit Hole

We’re now back on the Disney animated movies with Alice in Wonderland, from 1951. I’ve seen this one many times before, and it was also one of my favorite books in childhood (and, really, still is now). I guess I … Continue reading

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