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She opened the floodgates of televisual self-parody.

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The Birth of Cuanduine

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“Ward Bond is a shit but he’s our favorite shit.”

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Who was that masked man?

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The Second Battle of the Cruives

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Today he would publish Pussy Riot rather than Turgenev.

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Marco Does Not Answer

(c) The Royal Society; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

“solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short”

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He “invented a new language, true to the nature of film.”

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He abandoned kids’ comics and pioneered Pop.

The first legal drink at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, 1933

He made it his business to be provocatively uncongenial.

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How Love and Laughter baffled the Tripe King

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He brought charm to his bitterest characters.

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He locates the key to our humanity within the permutations of our weirdness.

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An outlaw hero who found mainstream fame.

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HiLobrow’s year… so far.

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The Coming of the Danish Brig

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Loristan Attends a Drill of the Squad

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The Fair Maid of Glengariff

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Nazi villain

Self-Portrait, ca. 1917

He shot the most glamorous photo of all time.

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Stax, and soul, wouldn’t have been the same without him.

J.L. Austin

The witty founder of “ordinary language philosophy”

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Sea Hunt Goon