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    RIP Maurice Sendak

    I did a search and didn't see a post about this anywhere, but I have a feeling that there are many on here who have a strong connection to this man from their childhood. Rest in peace, Mr. Sendak.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/bo...pagewanted=all

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    As portrayed by Mr. Sendak, the wild things are deliciously grotesque: huge, snaggletoothed, exquisitely hirsute and glowering maniacally. He always maintained he was drawing his relatives — who, in his memory at least, had hovered like a pack of middle-aged gargoyles above the childhood sickbed to which he was often confined.


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    Re: RIP Maurice Sendak

    Quote Originally Posted by shagcarpetjesus View Post
    I did a search and didn't see a post about this anywhere, but I have a feeling that there are many on here who have a strong connection to this man from their childhood. Rest in peace, Mr. Sendak.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/bo...pagewanted=all
    =(

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    Re: RIP Maurice Sendak

    Guy was bat-ish insane, but a talented writer

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    Re: RIP Maurice Sendak

    Freaking love that book... favorite childhood memory


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    Re: RIP Maurice Sendak

    Here's a really good, powerful interview with Mr. Sendak from last September...

    This Pig Wants To Party: Maurice Sendak's Latest : NPR



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