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Dorchen Speaks. Again.

Dorchen Speaks. Again. To the editor, [Re: “Curtains?” September 27] Jack Helbig sits at a table in an Indian restaurant on Devon Street, looking not unlike a portly and unshaven Darren McGavin in the role of the hectored, down-at-heel reporter in the cult TV series The Night Stalker. He dabs his face with a napkin, […]

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Ten Warning Signs of Totalitarianism

To the editors: In lieu of slitting him a new asshole, which is my immediate impulse whenever I read ignorant, facile, crypto-nazi, xenophobic, chauvinistic, machiavellian, proconformist, Reagan-McCarthyite pap, I would like to genteelly respond to Mark Jeffries’s fascist little letter in the December 18 Reader. Well, at first I thought he was a fascist, but […]

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Oobleck the Elephant

To the editors: I very much appreciate the Critic’s Choice plug for Birth of a Frenchman for the Rhino Fest [August 21], and I also don’t believe that Jack Helbig meant to disparage Theater Oobleck in any way with his allusion to my work with them. However, since, with very few exceptions, nearly every article […]