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Move Over Charlie, Enter Roald Dahl's Creepy TV Debut

The name of the series was ‘WAY OUT, with an apostrophe, and, yes, it didn’t last very long, but for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY fans (or better yet, the superior earlier movie version with Gene Wilder starring and WILLIE WONKA in the title), children’s author Roald Dahl actually did host a spooky adult TV show way back in 1961.  108 more words


White Man, Black Savage: Subjugation and White Supremacy in Roald Dahl's Going Solo

“The colonial world is a Manichaean world…As if to illustrate the totalitarian nature of colonial exploitation, the colonialist turns the colonised into a quintessence of evil… The “native” is declared impervious to ethics, representing not only the absence of values but the negation of values… Sometimes this Manichaeanism reaches its logical conclusion and dehumanises the colonised subject.” 1,274 more words

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The 10 best supernatural titles on Netflix

Earlier this month UK audiences got the chance to see the premiere of Siren (Syfy), a ten-part series about a vengeful mermaid who turns a sleepy fishing town upside down. 747 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: The (Fave) Name Game

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that started at thebrokeandbookish and is now hosted by Jana @ thatartsyreadergirl. There’s a different prompt each week and you can interpret it to your bloggish heart’s desire! 541 more words

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12 Thoughts On Writing by Roald Dahl

Roal Dahl

Roald Dahl was a British writer and world famous for his children’s books including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, The Twits, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach and many more. 619 more words

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“The greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”

— Roald Dahl

Ten Best Character Names

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. 232 more words

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