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Entries from December 2008

A Happy Crimble & Merry Holiday to all of you from my favorite lads

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

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Gordon and Ed Wood Jr. – a pair only Hollywood could unite.

December 16th, 2008 · No Comments

When I began researching Wheeling the Deal, I had no inkling that my semi-famous, globetrotting quadriplegic uncle had provided the music for Wood’s legendary (bad, schlocky, emblematic, sad – you pick the modifier) movie about aliens enlisting vampires to raise the dead in pursuit of world domination, Plan 9 From Outer Space, let alone a […]

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Overall strong review of Wheeling the Deal in the Internet Review of Books

December 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Penny Richards praised the “exceptional” level of personal detail and insight, the inclusion of how religion influenced the family dynamics and the perspective about the gritty work of Hollywood. What she took exception to was the informal style of writing, an intereresting critique since so many others have applauded the writing style as “amazing,” “witty” […]

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