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Strange As It Seems: Review Roundup n’ stuff

June 29th, 2016 · No Comments

“Jacobs … is an exceptional storyteller, and his lively look at the extraordinary career of Gordon Zahler … is a peculiar page-turner. Zahler, the author’s uncle, achieved success on the margins of show business despite a spinal injury … Jacobs … craft(s) an imaginative biography about this unusual figure, who carved out a distinct place in post-WWII Hollywood by […]

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Tags: Blue Jay Way · Don Kirshner · Ed Wood Jr. · Family matters · Gordon Zahler · Gordon's big ideas · Hollywood post production · Rare Bird Books · South Africa · Strange As It Seems: The Impossible Life of Gordon Zahler · The Hollywood Way · Wheelchairs general

Strange As It Seems: Official Book Trailer Flies Through Space

February 22nd, 2016 · No Comments

BOOK TRAILER BY 14 FILM FROM THE WONDERFUL SITE, CARTOON RESEARCH  “Here is a remarkable tale of Hollywood history that sheds light on the man who provided the music for several TV cartoon series of the 1960s – not to mention the infamous Ed Wood feature Plan 9 From Outer Space. The son of poverty-row movie composer Lee […]

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Summer Readings, Plaudits and Coming Attractions

July 13th, 2015 · No Comments

* “Bailing Out the Earth: 10 Books that Propose Solutions to Climate Change”: The People’s Republic of Chemicals makes the cut! “ “So many science fiction novels depict humans of the future seeking out new worlds after having nearly destroyed the earth. But where is the fiction set in the present showing people attempting to save the […]

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Tags: Chip Jacobs · environment · Hollywood · paralysis · Smogtown · Strange As It Seems: The Impossible Life of Gordon Zahler · The People's Republic of Chemicals · toxic smog