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  • Each takes the name of their target, a member of the rumble High Command -- Napoleon, Torreycanyon, Vulgaria, and so on.

    MIND MELD: What Book Introduced You to Fantasy?

  • Of your three recent/upcoming books—Blankety Blank: A Memoir of Vulgaria; Technologized Desire: Selfhood & the Body in Postcapitalist Science Fiction; and Peckinpah: An Ultraviolent Romance—which has been the most enjoyable to write?

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  • Consider -- if you read "Vulgaria and Narnia split in the tenth year of Caspian's reign after a civil war" the plain language meaning of that text is that the war was fought between what is now Vulgaria and what is now Narnia.

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  • And if you gave him a copy of Blankety Blank: A Memoir of Vulgaria by Harlan D.

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  • Liberal England: Sheriff of Vulgaria foiled. comment-link {margin-left:. 6em;}

    Sheriff of Vulgaria foiled

  • Because there are scenes when adults in the audience are deliberately invited to see parallels between fascism - and the "demented" king of Vulgaria.

    On Violence and Restraint in The Dark Knight

  • Blankety Blank, a Memoir of Vulgaria, has its roots in a more advanced version of our suburbia, but above ground this is one weird tree.

    Blankety Blank by D. Harlan Wilson « Michele Lee’s Book Love

  • In Adrian Noble's $9 million production, Chitty hovers above the stalls, the terrifying Child Catcher of the fascistic kingdom of Vulgaria draws boos and the songs are as smooth as the staging.

    Reviving The Past

  • It was only a few years later (1524), that Robert Whittinton, in one of his grammatical tracts (the “Vulgaria”), includes among his examples: — “Befe and motton is so dere, that a peny worth of meet wyll scant suffyse a boy at a meale.”

    Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

  • Hence the Evil Empire of child haters who rule in the state of Vulgaria (Jan Maxwell, of all lovely actresses, as Baroness Bomburst), and the adorably eccentric Potts family, Caractacus Potts (Raúl Esparza, last seen as a disgusting hipster in Taboo, here very busy hugging every adorable little kiddie-winkie in sightie).

    Oh, My Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Follows in the Footsteps of Jesus

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