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Lessons from Fictional Fathers

It doesn’t matter if you were the worst father in Galactic history! You can still redeem all of that by throwing the evil Emperor down a reactor shaft before he can kill your son and destroy the Rebellion. Maybe you … Continue reading

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Bob Lanier

I remember when we moved to Allegany, NY in 1981, I started hearing the name “Bob Lanier” a lot. He had been, as far as I could tell, a very good basketball player who had attended St. Bonaventure University, where … Continue reading

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For Carrie

Carrie Fisher, gone five years yesterday. My friend Jason has some words: I’ve written a lot of dead-celebrity posts on this blog over the years. Some of them have been quite good, if I say so myself. And they’ve all … Continue reading

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