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From THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES to MY GUN IS QUICK.

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“My starting point is always a feeling of partisan­ship, a sense of injustice.”

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The castle of consciousness, turret and coign, too huge for the human head, where stalk the battlements, robed and forbidding, the super-intelligent dead, has terrible deeps and horrible heights, and walls that are wondrous thick, but can be displaced or dissolved, nonetheless, by a couple of drinks, or a brick. Or an illness. Biographies of […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, this week, to the following high-, low-, no-, and hilobrow heroes. Click here for more HiLo Hero birthdays. JULY 5 It seems impossible that the various identities — Prince Rakeem, Bobby Digital, RZArecta, The Abbot, Ruler Zig-Zag-Zig Allah — of rapper, producer, and film scorer RZA (Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, born 1969) form a […]