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Everything Ordinary Too Beautiful To Bear

SPOILERS. “I’m sorry. I’m in the wrong room.” Pete Campbell (Vincent Kartheiser) closes out his arc in Season Five of Mad Men by conversing with a misplaced identity. His desperate affair with troubled housewife Beth Dawes (Alexis Bledel) ends with … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Heroes: R. Scott Bakker

If science fiction and fantasy offer a chance to grapple with the fantastic, why do so few authors really take up the gauntlet? It’s easy enough to write a story with world-shattering magic or beyond-lightspeed transport, but it’s far harder … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Heroes: John Clute

xxx xxx xxx It has heft, this work, and its like may not be seen again in printed form. The author himself has moved beyond the book, vowing that future iterations will exist only in our new shared online ether. … Continue reading

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