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How I got Mikkeller to call me a bastard

What sort of bastard goes along to a book launch just to point out to the author the mistakes he’s made?

Errrr …

Me.

OK, it was done in what I’d like to insist, really, was a semi-joking way, and in a spirit of, I hope, friendly beer comradeship, but if someone as highly regarded and influential as Mikkel Borg Bjergsø – founder of Mikkeller – is repeating historical beer myths in print that I (and others) have been trying to stamp on for a dozen or more years, well, somebody has to do something – even if I did come across as a prat. 1,670 more words

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BOOOOOOOOKS

So many books! AND OH GOD KATE ELLIOTT’S COURT OF FIVES MY HEART MY HEART BE STILL MY HEART!

Ahem. Courtesy of Gollancz, Gavin Smith’s THE AGE OF SCORPIO and A QUANTUM MYTHOLOGY, and Alastair Reynolds’ POSEIDON’S WAKE. 65 more words

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Man Charged In Murder Of Fox Exec Pleads Not Guilty, Claims Self-Defense

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A man charged with murdering a 20th Century Fox distribution executive plead not guilty during a court appearance Thursday.

KNX 1070’s Jon Baird reports an attorney for 42-year-old John Lenzie Creech claimed the killing of Gavin Smith was self-defense, not murder. 217 more words

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Fox Exec. Gavin Smith's Death Was 'Tragic Accident,' Attorney for Accused Killer John Creech Says

A convicted drug dealer currently serving jail time was appeared in court Monday on a murder charge in the killing for former 20th Century Fox executive Gavin Smith, whose May 2012 disappearance prompted a long-running investigation and pleas for help from his family. 500 more words

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Convicted drug dealer John Lenzie Creech charged with murder of Fox movie executive Gavin Smith

Fox News: A convicted drug dealer has been charged with the murder of a 20th Century Fox executive, who mysteriously disappeared more than two years ago and whose remains were found in a northern Los Angeles County desert area in October. 39 more words

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Drug dealer charged in Fox executive's killing

A convicted drug dealer who’s already behind bars has been charged in the May 2012 slaying of a Fox executive.

John Lenzie Creech, 42, is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, the Los Angeles County District’s Attorney’s Office said. 223 more words

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Convicted Drug Dealer Charged With Murder Of Fox Executive

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A convicted drug dealer was charged Thursday with the murder of a 20th Century Fox distribution executive whose body was found in the Antelope Valley in October, about 2 ½ years after he went missing. 240 more words

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