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The Walter Lantz Story: Woody Woodpecker, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy & the Beary Family

  The Walter Lantz Story: Woody Woodpecker, Andy Panda, Chilly Willy & the Beary Family – A Tribute   “Guess who?  Ha-Ha-Ha Haaa Ha!”  “Everybody thinks I’m crazee-ee-ee.  Yessiree, that’s me, that’s me.  That’s what I’m cracked up to be. … Continue reading






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Animal Rights & Speciesism: Chimps, Roosters & Humankind

  For many of us Boomers, our introduction to Chimpanzees was in the old Tarzan movies. Cheeta (based on Nkima the monkey in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ stories) was a tame, comical companion who readily sought out help when a human … Continue reading






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Edgar Rice Burroughs: A Tribute to Tarzan’s Creator, A Personal Hero

  EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS: A Tribute to Tarzan’s Creator     Most of my boyhood heroes were writers. As I’ve said before, my first literary hero was Sir Charles G D Roberts. Almost forgotten today, Canadian Roberts was once as … Continue reading






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Animal Rights, Circuses, Tarzan & PETA XXX

  Animal Rights, Circuses, Tarzan & PETA XXX   A Remembrance of Boyhood Heroes… When I was a kid in the late 1950’s, I loved the circus. What boy didn’t? When the Clyde Beatty Circus came to foggy old Saint … Continue reading






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