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kudo

Catastrophic collage boxes and birdcages.

meridel

The world isn’t worth selling your soul for.

mcduffietributecall

He revolutionized a colonial pop-culture genre.

Haeckel_Discomedusae_8

His informed predictions were mixed with wild speculation.

FrederickDouglass-1848

He warned that power concedes nothing without a struggle.

konigsburg

Freedom, adventure, resource­fulness, mischief.

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His one-panel cartoons contained dystopian novels.

bob-marley-live-8

“Babylon system is the vampire”

john ford

Entertainment, grand landscapes, and dialectical troubles.

s_j_perelman

Strutting, superior but somehow also self- deprecating.

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Logic reigns supreme in Wonderland.

shklovsky_lg

Breaking through received perception and making the world new.

hinojosa

The Faulkner or Joyce of Mexican-American Texas.

euclides-da-cunha

“We are condemned to civilization.”

Robert-Anton-Wilson

A great novelist of high weirdness.

gorey_spell1

His YA novels fuse an erudite silliness with real menace.

proudhon

La propriété, c’est le vol.

bookchin002_51

Challenging power and preserving the environment.

Huidobromujeres470

“Do not sing to rain, poet, make it rain.”

simone-de-beauvoir

She helped pioneer second-wave feminism.

david johansen

He looked — and sounded! — great in frills.

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His solos elliptically paraphrase his melodies.

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Devastatingly funny one week and bittersweet the next.

watt

Celebrating thirteen HiLo Heroes about whom we wrote in 2014.