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Michael Lauck

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Michael was born in the American midwest and, like so many others, was primarily babysat by television. Consequently, he has a soft spot in his heart for Space 1999, the original Battlestar Galactica and, above all, Star Trek. Despite all of this TV influence it was a movie that changed his life when he saw Billy Jack around the age of 6 or 7. A partial blood Indian hero finally gave him a role model... the hippies were something like his parents... he finally had a direction in life: he needed to learn martial arts. Michael has been teaching Chinese martial arts for about 25 years. Along the way he picked up a little magic (stage magic, not like Gandalf magic), a love of art, an ear for punk rock, a wife and kids.

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QuaranTV 6: Battle Beyond The Stars

Two weeks in, still sick and still watching TV. At some point in the past week or so the broadcast science fiction network Comet ran the awesome Roger Corman produced 1980 epic science fiction adventure Battle Beyond The Stars. It is important to note by “epic science fiction adventure” I mean Star Wars meets Magnificent Seven hybrid. And by hybrid I mean rip off. And by awesome I actually mean aw

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NightDragon #2 finishes the story started in the first book and fills in some of the NightDragon's background along the way. There are still plenty of mysteries, but it firmly moves this comic book inspired martial arts story in
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