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Stupidity City

April Fools’ Day has never been a favorite of mine, but it is a good opportunity to write about a subject I’ve been meaning to address, which is the town of fools. This topic came up several years ago, when … Continue reading

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Time, Time, Time, See What’s Become of Me

The theme of time travel is so prevalent in fiction and general speculation these days that it surprises me a little how recent it really is. I guess part of it is because the idea of time as something through … Continue reading

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Mr. [Blank] Needs a [Blank] in Order to [Blank] His [Blank]

We finally moved on to the eleventh of Disney’s animated features, and the last of the package films for a while, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. Contrary to what the title may suggest, the two characters did not … Continue reading

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