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KSL, a Salt Lake City NBC affiliate, decided to drop The New Normal, Barkin’s new show that centers around a gay couple having a child. “So L&O SVU (rape & child murder) is ok?
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Renée Feltz reads from a statement by the son of legendary author John Steinbeck condemning Texas for using Steinbeck’s fictional character, Lennie Small, as a benchmark to determine who might be eligible for execution.
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Sel Publishing House put out a Turkish translation of Burroughs’ The Soft Machine, which features “hanged soldiers, North African street urchins, addicted narcotics agents, Spanish rent boys, evil doctors corrupt judges”, all laid out in Burroughs’ famous “cut-up” technique, last January.
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“Great art, original art, is never created in a safe middle ground. Originality is dangerous, as it is at the edge,” Rushdie proclaimed at one point.