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there has got to be a way to communicate... that doesn't allow psychotic racists to threaten us with violence.

Charles Platt: "June, 1971 I was living like a bum in the area of New York City that used to be known as Spanish Harlem. As a 26-year-old British immigrant, I dreamed of driving fast, dangerous cars and visiting all the contiguous states as cheaply as possible."

curbsideclassic.com/auto-biogr

photo: Tom Disch, Marilyn Hacker and Platt in Las Vegas (1970)

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Len Wein on learning to write comics: "Mystery stories require you to create an entire entity in seven pages, a cast of characters, personalities, problems, and resolution. It’s great training."
tcj.com/the-len-wein-interview

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left the bird account of same name, where I've been on a surrealist anarcho-syndicalist thang since 2008. grew up in the SW, lived in most major cities, and survived a wild career involving years in East Asia and midnight trains from Prague. I ride bicycles, grow herbs, and read lots of sff. Peace to all living beings.

there has got to be a way to communicate... that doesn't allow psychotic racists to threaten us with violence.

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