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5. He Met His Wife-To-Be at the Republican National Convention... READ ON
On May 16, 1990, Jim Henson passed away. In the months that followed, a pair of memorial services paid tribute to the man who changed the entertainment landscape.... READ ON
4. He thinks Gandalf should've stayed dead.... READ ON
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"You write to please yourself. You write for the joy of writing."... READ ON
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