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The Simpsons Raven

In The Simpsons version of “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe, Bart is depicted as the raven, with Homer doing a fine rendition of the poem’s bereft narrator. James Earl Jones provides a stellar voiceover.

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Tom Wolfe

One of my favorite pictures of Tom Wolfe at work typing on an Underwood Typemaster from the early 1970s.

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Karl Shapiro Interview

This is the only filmed interview of the great poet Karl Shapiro I’ve been able to find. It’s been sourced from a 16mm film by Karl Shapiro and Arthur Hoyle, Santa Monica, CA: Pyramid Films, 1976.