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Throwing away old magazines; came across an old Vanity Fair with a super-corny Annie Leibovitz noir spread of famous actors.  Every photo comes with super-cornball descriptions of the screenplay for a fake lost movie called ”Killer’s Kill, Dead Men Die”, e.g.,

THE GUMSHOES. INT. WEST L.A., OSCAR SLADE DETECTIVE AGENCY, INC.—NIGHT

Like any private eye worth his money clip, Oscar Slade (Bruce Willis) is not a talkative man, especially when he’s in the company of his junior partner, Dan O’Bannion (Ben Affleck), and their young protégé, Jimmy (Tobey Maguire). But this night is different. Oscar’s got something on his mind.

Oscar: There’s only two types of people in this town: the Killers and the Killed. If you’re not the one, you’re gonna end up the other.

Jimmy: What about the dames, chief? Where do they fit in?

Oscar: Have you seen the dames in this town? Warm beneath the sheets, hot under the collar, and ice-cold under the skin. That reminds me—I’ve got an appointment. Don’t wait up, fellas. I might be a while.

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“Hammock Bear fits in with our image of ourselves as Floridians.  It fits in other people’s image of us as Floridians.  That this is a relaxed place but one inhabited, too, by all manner of scary animals.”
- This article about Hammock Bear (“Celebrating the Summer of Hammock Bear”) got pretty philosophical pretty fast.

Hammock Bear fits in with our image of ourselves as Floridians.  It fits in other people’s image of us as Floridians.  That this is a relaxed place but one inhabited, too, by all manner of scary animals.”

- This article about Hammock Bear (“Celebrating the Summer of Hammock Bear”) got pretty philosophical pretty fast.

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