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Torsten Adair
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Attended University of Nebraska at Omaha
Lived in Omaha, NE
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The #forgottentvlyrics  to "Chico and the Man", sung by the composer, José Feliciano! 
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Someone on Facebook  posted the original image, and wondered if Riker were butt-dialing the Enterprise's computers. Then, while I was searching for geeky pickup lines for next week, I found this phrase. A quick trip to  imgflip , a few minutes, and voila! P...
Someone on Facebook posted the original image, and wondered if Riker were butt-dialing the Enterprise's computers. Then, while I was searching for geeky pickup lines for next week, I found this phrase. A quick trip to img...
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We'll return in a moment to #forgottentvlyrics in a moment, but first, a word from our sponsor:

(The uncut radio spot, "Reach Out and Touch Someone", from the Bell System.)
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Fiction: Fantastic Fauna and How To Avoid Them: The Peril Squirrel
Der Vorahnhörnchen, or The "Omen Squirrel" Shot with a filter to avoid the "stare of despair", the photographer required a week of rehabilitation at a local spa to recover. The Peril Squirrel ( Sciurus  oraculus ), known locally as der Vorahnhörnchen  or př...
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Posada's best known works are his calaveras, which often assume various costumes, such as the Calavera de la Catrina, the "Skull of the Female Dandy", which was meant to satirize the life of the upper classes during the reign of Porfirio Díaz. Most of his imagery was meant to make a religious or satirical point. Since his death, however, his images have become associated with the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, the "Day of the Dead".
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Some 254,000 ticket-buying fans descended last year upon Lucca Comics & Games, for comics fans with a European twist held within the medieval walls of the Tuscan town of Lucca, which Henry James once described as “overflowing with everything.”

Numerically the four-day Lucca fest/convention dedicated to fandom, cosplay, role- playing games, and the whole cross-media universe of comics — comprising movies, TV and music — is the second-largest geek culture event after Tokyo’s Comiket, which boasts 550,000 fans. That’s almost twice as many as Comic-Com in San Diego, though access to both is limited.
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Welcome to the Western world’s biggest geek meet. Some 254,000 ticket-buying fans descended last year upon Lucca Comics & Games, for comics fans with a European twist held within the medieval w...
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The #forgottentvlyrics  to "Maude"!
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The volume, originally via Kickstarter, is available on Amazon.
You can read the webcomic here:
http://terminallance.com/2010/01/05/terminal-lance-1-how-knick-names-are-born/
Read the annotations below... you'll get a good idea of what it's like to be a Marine in Iraq.
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A Song In My Heart, or, I Love To Singa!
Today, November 10, is Carl Stalling 's birthday. Stalling is best known as the composer of the classic Warner Brothers cartoons from the 1940s and 1950s. A pioneer in film music (he scored early Mickey Mouse cartoons), Stalling created lush soundtracks for...
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Happy Halloween, Kittehs - H/T to @KasThomas on Twitter
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She didn't know who he was, and that's when I realized what I never had before. A Goofy Movie isn't a nerd classic; A Goofy Movie is a Black nerd classic. A Goofy Movie is unequivocally the Blackest Disney movie of all time.
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Yoshida, a Hawaii-born artist who taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for more than 40 years, was a painter and collagist whose personal collections of folk art, vintage objects, and outsider art were the subject of an exhibition at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center last year. Interviewed by Hyperallergic's Jillian Steinhauer on the occasion of that exhibition, curator Karen Patterson described Yoshida's approach to collecting: 
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The Smithsonian's Archives of American Art has digitized this scrapbook assembled by artist Ray Yoshida in (they believe) the late 1960s. Yoshida collected
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For money? I catalog books for Barnes & Noble. For fun and satisfaction? I evangelize for comics and graphic novels.
Employment
  • Barnes & Noble, Inc.
    Data Analyst, 2008 - present
  • Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Center
    Lead Bookseller, 1999 - 2008
  • SuperCrown Books
    Receivor, 1994 - 1997
  • various youth hostels
    night desk clerk, 1994 - 1999
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Omaha, NE - Bronx, NY - Lake View, IA - Washington, DC - Manhattan, NY - Brooklyn, NY
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Bookseller: 4 Harry Potter launch parties, a hurricane, two blackouts, and an anthrax scare across the street at ABC News. Oh, and eight Holidays in retail.
Education
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha
    BS Ed. Library Science, 1990 - 1993
  • Cornell College
    1988 - 1990
  • Omaha Burke High School
    Diploma, 1985 - 1988
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THREE Hidden Mickeys visible on Google Maps... There's one by the raceway south of the Magic Kingdom, and the new solar farm.
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reviewed 3 months ago
I stayed at the Regency Hyatt during the recent "Groundhog Day" snowstorm. This was a pleasant surprise! Great selection at the deli, helpful staff, and an amazing selection of groceries! My only quibble... the cashiers need to add utensils and napkins to the bags for customers who buy deli items!
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