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  • "Welcome, Foolish Mortals" is the forthcoming authorized biography of Paul Frees, the voice of the Haunted Mansion's "Ghost Host" narrator, Buff the Buffalo from the Country Bear Jamboree, and numerous other classic bits of voice-over.

    Boing Boing: January 25, 2004 - January 31, 2004 Archives

  • Norman Rush's "Mortals" has been parked since it was published in 2003.

    Dear Book Lover: What to Read Next

  • "Mortals" is one of those rare long books that's fun to read but no fun to review.

    The Elegant Variation:

  • "Mortals" is one of those rare long books that's fun to read but no fun to review.


  • The story went that there had been an outpost of Morts (short for "Mortals," or "humans," which was the manner in which some others chose to refer to them) in the castle — somehow overlooked during earlier conflicts — who had tried to stave off the Ocular incursion.

    Darkness of the Light

  • "Mortals," said _la Béjart_, "I come from my grotto to look upon the greatest king in the world.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 78, April, 1864

  • "Mortals," said the Wanderer, in strange and solemn accents, "you are here to talk of my destiny.

    The World's Greatest Books — Volume 06 — Fiction

  • It's comedy, Mere Mortals by David Ives (who also did Sure Thing and Words, Words, Words), which I was maybe going to stray from but in the end will be much more comfortable with.

    "We've got New Yorkers that are from Georgia."

  • The short play that I'm directing is "Mere Mortals", which is part of a collective of plays being performed titled Spring Fever.

    I'm a director, yah.

  • Now we have "While Mortals Sleep," which contains 16 stories, numerous sui-generis illustrations by the author himself and an introduction by Dave Eggers that is a model of its kind: smart, sympathetic and scrupulous in its assessment both of the stories at hand and of Vonnegut's overall place in American culture.

    Book review: 'While Mortals Sleep' by Kurt Vonnegut


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