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Russell Greer.

How to describe Russell Greer. Specifically how to describe him in a way that won't attract his attention and cause him to sue Lord Bonci for hosting this WU.

Okay, here we go.

    Russell Greer is allegedly the reason Taylor Swift doesn't do meet and greets with randos anymore and is why she likely sleeps with a gun under her pillow. Here's an example of some of his Facebook shenanigans.
    Russell Greer is allegedly the shining example why "paralegals" aren't the same as "lawyers" in the US legal system.
    Russell Greer is allegedly proof of the adage that "it's what's on the inside that counts," because the inside of him is allegedly made of a thick layer of sludge. Likewise for the adage, "you are more than your disability," because nobody on God's green earth hates Russell for his Mobius Syndrome, but rather because he is allegedly a litigious nutjob--

Sun Moon Star
Written by Kurt Vonnegut
Illustrated by Ivan Chermayeff
Harper & Row, Publishers, 1980

Frank Platt suggested to Kurt Vonnegut and Ivan Chermayeff that they do a book together, with Chermayeff doing the illustrations first, and then Vonnegut writing a story to match them. Chermayeff created a series of simple shapes and bold colors -- some pages being nothing more than a bold swath of a single color -- and Vonnegut wrote…

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Leave it to Beaver.
I Love Lucy.
The Honeymooners.
Father Knows Best.
The Brady Bunch.
The Jetsons and Flintstones, for you connoisseurs of animation.

What do all of those have in common? Is it that they're all post-war domestic comedies featuring shenanigans with a focus on (occasionally problematic) family dynamics and interpersonal relationships with weird neighbors, but that…

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