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Thrillmeister & Societal Fortune Teller: Revisiting Ira Levin

I recently read Ira Levin’s 1967 newborn-Devil, Satanic horror classic Rosemary’s Baby for the first time; I barely put it down for two days straight. It led me to watch the Criterion Collection 1968 film version, starring Mia Farrow and Supporting Actress … Continue reading

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I saw that the writer Gabriel García Márquez has died. I’d like to learn more about him.

 The critically-acclaimed Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez led a very full life working as an author, journalist, and screenwriter.  He was a prolific writer, producing a large and varied volume of work, including novels, novellas and short stories.  Considered one … Continue reading

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