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“My fate lies not in the stars, but in a star: myself.”

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Acrobatic satire of American go-getter culture.

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He wrote a funny, angry portrait of working-class life.

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One of the greatest comedic actors and directors of all time.

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He envisions a library system that is truly for all.

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His boarding-school girls smoked, gambled and even murdered.

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“Love may fail, but courtesy will prevail.”

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She described her true self as an old woman chain-smoking on a front step.

Russell Brand

“Monkey government!”

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“Humour can get in under the door while serious­ness is still fumbling at the handle.”

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Grinding repetition and passive-aggressive monotony.

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“Let terror have his way, for he’s the best friend you’ve got.”

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The sexagenarian amateur who revolutionized crime scene investigation.

Awesome and devastating, yet naive and vulnerable.

The Dice canon is all about monkey business.

His anti-hero was a portly, dissolute art dealer.

He wrote an inadvertent manifesto for idlers.