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    New Kindle novel I'm reading; The Good Soldier...

    New Kindle novel I'm reading; The Good Soldier (1915) by Ford Madox Ford.

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    The Bastard was one of the first miniseries seen...

    The Bastard was one of the first miniseries seen on independent stations. As for North and South, I also liked it better myself.
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    I have never read any of Jakes' books, but I do...

    I have never read any of Jakes' books, but I do remember watching the The Bastard on TV. Unquestionably, that was the first time I ever recall hearing that word on the small screen, which was a rare...
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    New Kindle read: John Brent (1861) by Theodore...

    New Kindle read: John Brent (1861) by Theodore Winthrop.

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    New non-fiction read; Mexico, Biography of Power:...

    New non-fiction read; Mexico, Biography of Power: A History of Modern Mexico, 1810-1996 (1997) by Enrique Krauze.

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    New Kindle e-book to read: The Inferno (1908) by...

    New Kindle e-book to read: The Inferno (1908) by Henri Barbusse.

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    New read: The Man Who Died Twice (2021), the...

    New read: The Man Who Died Twice (2021), the second Thursday Murder Club novel by Richard Osman.
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    New on my Kindle: the short story The Outrage...

    New on my Kindle: the short story The Outrage (1889) by Aleksandr I. Kuprin and the western novel The Bandit of Hell's Bend (1924) by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
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    Being my favorite all-time artist, I couldn't...

    Being my favorite all-time artist, I couldn't agree more. If you have a short list of great CB artists and his name not there, then there is something wrong. I was a big fan of Batman before I ever...
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    New on the Kindle: the short story The Little...

    New on the Kindle: the short story The Little Angel (1915) by Leonid Andreyev and the novel The Heart of Canyon Pass (1921) by Thomas K. Holmes.

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    Now reading: The New York Public Library Science...

    Now reading: The New York Public Library Science Desk Reference (1995).

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    I will also be reading The Timetables of History...
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    New reads: the short story One Autumn Night...

    New reads: the short story One Autumn Night (1895) by Maxim Gorky and the short-story collection The Lonesome Trail (1907) by John G. Neihardt.
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    New book: The Spy and the Traitor (2018) by Ben...

    New book: The Spy and the Traitor (2018) by Ben Macintyre.

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    I always thought the funniest thing he ever did...

    I always thought the funniest thing he ever did was his parody of Andrew Dice Clay back in the early '90s, FWIW.

    RIP
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    New Kindle reads: the short story The Embroided...

    New Kindle reads: the short story The Embroided Towel (1975, though written in the mid-'20s) by Mikhail Bulgakov and the novel The Lone Ranger Rides Again (1943) by Fran Striker.
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    Now he would have been ideal from the start, IMO.

    Now he would have been ideal from the start, IMO.
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    Gustin has been a fine Flash and would have done...

    Gustin has been a fine Flash and would have done the job well had he started the role in the movies, but there is no way WB would hire him now. It's just not going to happen.
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    New Kindle reads: The short story The District...

    New Kindle reads: The short story The District Doctor (1848) by Ivan Turgenev and Rebel Spurs (1962) - the second and final novel in the Drew Rennie series by Andre Norton.
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    How about what thread topic should we not bring...

    How about what thread topic should we not bring up here anymore?

    As the great Yogi Berra said, it's déjà all over again!
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    Paladin. ;) If we're talking just rifles...

    Paladin.

    ;)

    If we're talking just rifles and shotguns, then we have to add Shotgun Slade. Of the three, I'd probably take Lucas boy.
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    BvS isn't remotely bad, IMO. Polarizing?...

    BvS isn't remotely bad, IMO. Polarizing? Definitely at the top of the list.

    EDIT: No need for anybody to give me a detailed post about why BvS is the worst thing in the world. I have heard them...
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    New book: A History of Mathematics (1968) by Carl...

    New book: A History of Mathematics (1968) by Carl B. Boyer.

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    In today's market, any of the Blue Beetles are...

    In today's market, any of the Blue Beetles are going to have a hard time selling. As we all know, though, movies are different than the comics audience-wise.
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    You were talking about making an Iron Man film...

    You were talking about making an Iron Man film with Tony Stark as an old man. The difference is Tony was and still is a force at Marvel, while Ted hasn't been for a very long time. Even at his peak...
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    New Kindle reads: The short story Her Lover...

    New Kindle reads: The short story Her Lover (1902) by Maxim Gorky and Ride Proud, Rebel! (1961) - the first novel in the Drew Rennie series by Andre Norton.
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