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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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He’s demonstrated the artistic legitimacy of mocap.

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Margaret ChoMargaret Cho

“I’m not going to die because I failed as someone else.”

knottsknotts

He elevated neurosis to a comedic height rivaled only by Woody Allen.

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murphymurphy

He won every available U.S. military combat award for valor.

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A dancer who became a spy and a Civil Rights Movement icon.

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He was told that he wasn’t built to be a versatile actor.

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Matt_StoneMatt_Stone

“I think Comedy Central totally fucking pussed out.”

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ebsenebsen

He brought charm to his bitterest characters.

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“I was half-crazy with anger… a woman on fire.”

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François_truffautFrançois_truffaut

He loved a good story, no matter what form it took.

JemaineClementjemaine

He is brilliant at blending comedy with sensuality.

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Not many artists who perform in a mouse costume get taken seriously.

MIAMIA

Creating art that is rooted in reality, not theory.

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“OH BABY, YOU… YOU GOT WHAT I NEED!”

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From anime to pop, this composer doesn’t think about genre.

azizaziz

He is the best at “over­confident because I’m over­compensating.”

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Věra ChytilováVěra Chytilová

“I have no desire to cuddle my audience.”

sacher

He courageously shared his sexual predilections with the world.

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It’s pretty hard to call a harp player a sell-out.

mishima

He was dis­illusioned by the materialism of modern Japan.

ionesco

An uncontrollable fit of the giggles transitioning to bitter tears.

sacheen

She refused to stay silent while her people were cheated.

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He was attacked by a sand-kicking beach bully…

eecummings

His poetry still seems experimental and forward-thinking today.