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when the world was young: edward gorey

The latest in a series about influences from my earlier days It’s Halloween, so let’s get spooky. ┬áLots of my friends are fans of director Tim Burton, known for his dark visual style and movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas, … Continue reading

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“miss peregrine” soars

I wasn’t expecting much from Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, released in the U.S. last Friday. ┬áThat’s because: 1) the premise–a household of misfit children with extraordinary powers sounded too much like Marvel Comics’ X-Men or New Mutants; and … Continue reading

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