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What Part of MOON Don’t You Understand?

I’ve been meaning to write about the 1902 silent film Le Voyage dans la Lune for about a month now, after watching it and seeing some information about it here. I guess my timing is kind of appropriate anyway, since … Continue reading

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Some of Us Are Looking at the Stars

I’m sure many of us will recall the time when we looked up into the night sky in all its majesty, saw the stars in their glory, and thought to ourselves, “THAT’S supposed to be a LION? What were those … Continue reading

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All These Things Really Happened

What is it that separates the literary tall tale from straight-up fantasy? I think a lot of it is in the intention and presentation of the author. Tall tales are stories that are supposed to be ridiculous, yet the teller … Continue reading

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