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    R.I.P. Gore Vidal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canexplain View Post
    To you guys I say Wat?????????? Off to ?????? ....... cr****
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    It's hard to argue with that.

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    RIP. Just checked out The City and the Pillar from the library the other day. Loved what little of his writing I read. Especially the batshit crazy Myra Breckinridge which was made into an even more ridiculous film with Raquel Welch playing a post-op transsexual sociopath. And The Best Man was a wonderful political satire. I think it's back on Broadway now.

    Here's a young Vidal in one of Carl Van Vechten's iconic photographic portraits:


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    Every US high school senior should be required to read 1876 before graduating.

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    R.I.P. You were gay before it was popular.

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    This cuts me deep...one of my LONG time heroes. RIP

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    that's hilarious

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    especially the part where she says "The Founding Fathers were not the characters that I saw Gore Vidal portraying in his novel..." Like she knew George and Ben personally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MotorAve View Post
    Careful, while the threats are amusingly clueless, I could probably have this whole board shut down with one phone call.

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