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Fighting With Richard Burton; Dreaming of Cleopatra

The first time I met Richard Burton I got into a fight with him. I was wandering through the vast upper floor rooms inside a Rosedale mansion at a Saturday night party when I encountered him holding court, seated with

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How Dr. No Killed The DVD–And The World As I Know It

The other day I went around to the local Rogers outlet to pick over┬áthe remains. Rogers has ceased its DVD rental business (the company says it’s losing money), and what with Blockbuster having closed up shop several months ago, I

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Good-bye Blockbuster, Hello…What?

My local Blockbuster is closing down for good early next month. The other day I went around to the store to pick over the remains. The young staff members, surprisingly upbeat considering they are about to lose their jobs, said

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