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Richard Marcus

Richard Marcus is the author of two books commissioned by Ulysses Press, "What Will Happen In Eragon IV?" (2009) and "The Unofficial Heroes Of Olympus Companion". Aside from Blogcritics his work has appeared around the world in publications like the German edition of Rolling Stone Magazine and the multilingual web site Qantara.de. He has been writing for Blogcritics.org since 2005 and has published around 1900 articles at the site.

Sherman Alexie: Indian Killer

If Crazy Horse, or Geronimo, or Sitting Bull came back...They would start a war....They’d listen to some dumb-shit Disney song and feel like hurting somebody....if the Ghost Dance worked ...All you white people would disappear. All of you. If those dead Indians came back to life...They’d kill you. They’d gut you and eat you heart.”

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Hunter S. Thompson: An Iconoclast for the Ages

If by the end his writing grew more frenetic and his screeds wilder who's to blame him given the current crop of slime that work in politics. Going from the hope of Bobby Kennedy to the cynicism of George W. Bush would be enough to warp anyone's brain.

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Disney Wonder World

...the Epcot centre is a symbol of increased American isolationism because, get this, he says "it prepackages culture into bite size pieces of stereotypical servings." I don't know what the hell that is supposed to mean, maybe he's talking about the food.

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Ashok Banker’s Ramayana: Books 1-3

Ashok K. Banker's adaptation of the 3,000 year old epic of the Indian sub continent Ramayana could appear to be too exotic and unapproachable for a Western reader who knows little or nothing about that history or culture. But the author has ensured that no ones enjoyment be diminished by their background

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Viggo Mortensen: Artist For All Seasons

His work as an actor goes far beyond the normal level of effort exerted by a conventional leading man which results in his performances being elevated into works of art as unique as his poems and pictures

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