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From Beast to Blonde

From Beast To Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers Mariana Warner, 1994 This is an entrancing, multi-layered and as wittily subversive as fairy tales themselves, this beautifully illustrated work explores and illuminates the unfolding history of famous fairy tales … Continue reading

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Frozen

Frozen This Season—Season 4—they’ve chosen the Snow Queen as their villain. The writers introduced Elsa at the end of Season 3. She causes some chaos, but soon warms up to the inhabitants of Storybrooke. It is her Aunt Ingrid that … Continue reading

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Rocking Robin

Rocking Robin The first time I remember seeing Robin Williams is in the 1980 movie Popeye. I wasn’t very old, but I liked the movie. He also acted in the TV series Mork and Mindy from 1978 to 1982. Though … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones Books

Indiana Jones Books In 1991, I discovered a new series of books that expanded upon the universe created in the three original Indiana Jones movies. Author Rob McGregor, who had written the novelization of The Last Crusade, returned to write … Continue reading

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George Lucas

George Lucas George Lucas came to my attention in 1988. That was the year that I saw Willow. I knew of him from Star Wars. Although I liked Star Wars, it hadn’t captured my imagination like Willow did. Star Wars … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables I first watched Anne of Green Gables on PBS in 1985 at my friend Jill Boroom’s house.  Realizing the mini-series was based upon a series of books by L.M. Montgomery, I was eager to read them.  … Continue reading

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Gargoyles

  Gargoyles Though in college at the time, I took a liking to the Disney cartoon Gargoyles.  It ran from October 24, 1994 to February 15, 1997.  Currently Season 1 and Season 2 Volume 1 are available on DVD.  I … Continue reading

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