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Alan David Doane

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Alan David Doane is a radio broadcaster with a quarter-century of on-air experience, as well as the publisher of Comic Book Galaxy , a website of commentary and criticism relating to the artform and industry of comics and graphic novels.

His writing about comics has appeared in The Comics Journal, including a profile of cartoonist Paul Hornschemeier in issue #259, and the essay A Future for Comics in issue #289. His creator interviews have been published in the books Yuggoth Cultures by Alan Moore (published by Avatar Press) and Harvey Pekar Conversations , edited by Michael Rhode (published by University Press of Mississippi). He also provided editorial input and contributed to the introduction of Barry Windsor-Smith's Young GODS and F
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Average rating: 3.49 · 151 ratings · 15 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
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Please Don't Bend the Comics (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 21, 2010 09:07AM
Description: A look back at the earliest years of my comics activism.
Cyst (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 21, 2010 06:37AM
Description: Have you ever had a problem that grew on you?
Like Every Other Night (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 21, 2010 06:36AM
Description: The long slog to the bathroom in the middle of the night.
Me and Tom Snyder (Entertainment)
1 chapters   —   updated Apr 20, 2010 01:21PM
Description: A look back at a brief love affair with one of the most unique personalities in broadcasting history. This essay is featured in Alan David Doane's ebook Anhedonia.
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Novels and Stories by Shirley Jackson
Novels and Stories
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Shirley Jackson’s frequent themes of alienation and isolation seem to find their ultimate expression in her 1962 novel We Have Always Lived in the Castle, one of the two novels reprinted in The Library of America’s collection Shirley Jackson: Novels ...more
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The Lottery and Other Stories; The Haunting of Hill House; We... by Shirley Jackson
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
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The KunstlerCast by Duncan Crary
The KunstlerCast: Conversations with James Howard Kunstler
by Duncan Crary (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2011
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I am jealous of hell of author Duncan Crary. Might as well admit it right up front.

In my 25 years in radio, I interviewed Jim Kunstler maybe a dozen times, usually short chats to get a sound bite for a news story about local development issues in the
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Seinfeld by Jerry Oppenheimer
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One of the most poorly-written and badly-edited biographies it's ever been my displeasure to read. The author's obsessive accounting of every possible indication that Seinfeld is probably gay ultimately implies, quite strongly, that the comedian's no ...more
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Yuggoth Cultures and Other Growths by Alan Moore
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“Ridicule is the unfortunate destiny of the ridiculous.”
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“Those you cannot teach to fly, teach to fall faster.”
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“Art is never finished, only abandoned.”
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“The first principle of freedom is the right to go to hell in your own handbasket.”
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