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  • Jeff Somers 3:00 pm on 2017/10/04 Permalink
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    15 of the Most Infamous Deleted Chapters in History 

    Revision is a vital aspect of creation; all authors delete, re-write, and occasionally burn entire manuscripts with tears streaming down their faces. Most of the time, deleted chapters occur so early in the writing process that they’re not relevant—or interesting. They’re just the cost of doing literary business. Sometimes, though, the story behind excised material is almost as interesting as the finished version of the book it comes from. The fifteen chapters listed here didn’t make it into the published version of the book—but that hasn’t stopped them from being part of the conversation.

    Catch-22, by Joseph Heller
    Heller’s classic 1961 novel, one of the funniest, darkest, and most complex ever written, took about eight years to write—and remains the defining work of Heller’s career. Put simply, if you’re discussing Joseph Heller, you’re discussing Catch-22, and even Heller seemed to accept this towards the end of his life. Much of his late output was directly connected to his first novel, and in 2003 he published the collection Catch as Catch Can which contained two deleted chapters from Catch-22: “Love, Dad” and “Yossarian Survives” (both of which had been previously published). The chapters provide some background on Nately and Yossarian while offering some of Heller’s most savage mockery of the military—and both chapters work perfectly well as standalone stories, making them perhaps the rare examples of chapters deleted from books because they were too good.

    Dracula, by Bram Stoker
    Stoker’s novel is one of the most influential in all of history, but it originally ended a bit differently from the version you’re familiar with. A deleted chapter detailed Dracula’s castle literally falling apart as he dies. It’s not very long—a grace note, really—and there are several theories as to why Stoker excised it very close to its publication. Some people think he might have been envisioning a sequel and wanted to hedge his bets. Others think he might have worried about being accused of stealing the concept from Edgar Allan Poe. Whatever the reason, reading the chapter does change the tone of the novel just enough to make it significant.

    The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
    Wilde’s only novel originally contained a great deal of homosexual imagery, sexual allusions, and other edgy stuff that made his publisher’s head explode. So his editor forced him to cut a great deal of this “objectionable” material. Even so, the book created a stir upon publication, as it still contained passages that outraged a lot of people, and so Wilde revised the book a second time in an effort to make it acceptable. Wilde’s reward was a novel everyone is still reading and, of course, a few years in jail simply for being a homosexual. In 2011 the uncensored version of the book was finally published with the deleted chapters restored, so you can now read the book in all its dirty glory.

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
    In the early versions of Dahl’s beloved book there were actually eight kids brought into Wonka’s factory, and they had some different adventures—including the original chapter 5, which brings the children and their parents into the Vanilla Fudge Room, where a literal mountain of fudge is worked on by Wonka’s servants with picks and hammers, sending boulders of fudge down to the floor where they’re grabbed by cranes and sent on wagons into a hole in the wall. Sounds delightful until two of the kids and their parents ignore Wonka’s warnings and ride the wagons to what they think will be fudge heaven. Instead, Wonka reveals that the fudge is tipped out of the wagons into a machine that pounds it thin then chops it up. Dahl’s publisher thought this was a bit too nasty for kids, and so the chapter was deleted and didn’t see the light of day until 2014.

    The Martian, by Andy Weir
    The Martian by Andy Weir went through a lot of revision. The original version posted on Weir’s website—still available online if you know where to look—is very different from the final version. A few years ago Weir went on Reddit for an unannounced, secret “Ask Me Anything” session and revealed the original epilogue of the story, which featured Mark Watney cursing at a child who asks him if he’d return to Mars if they asked him. It’s actually kind of a delightful ending, and one we wish they would have included in the movie.

    Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
    The original ending of Dickens’ famous novel was kind of dark and sad: Pip and Estella meet years after the events of the novel, but instead of a bittersweet moment implying a future for the two, both are simply bitter, and they part on savage terms. Dickens liked this ending because he thought it was unexpected and original, but his Beta Readers disagreed, so he changed the chapter to the version we’re all familiar with. After publication he went back and revised the final line, coming up with the perfect “I saw no shadow of another parting from her.”

    Why I Want to F*ck Ronald Reagan, by J. G. Ballard
    In the late 1960s, Ronald Reagan was something new: one of the first “media politicians” who knew that how you said something was more important than what you said, as well as one of the first “far right” politicians in mainstream politics. Although a decade and a half from the presidency, he made an impact that J.G. Ballard found interesting, and he wrote a short work styled as an academic paper describing bizarre experiments to measure Reagan’s sexual appeal. It was meant to be challenging and confrontational—and it sure was. It was originally included in Ballard’s collection The Atrocity Exhibition, but the American publisher of the book actually destroyed the entire printing rather than let it loose on the country. Let that sink in: the publisher destroyed every copy of the book rather than publish this. If there’s a better reason to read it, we’re unaware.

    A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess
    It’s well-known that the last chapter of Burgess’ novel was deleted before it was published in the United States; the publisher thought the “softer” ending in which Alex starts to mature and see that his behavior in the earlier portions of the book was wrong would turn off American readers. Indeed, many still prefer the way the book ended in the truncated version, which is also the beat Stanley Kubrick’s classic film version ends on: Alex dreaming of violence, thinking “I was cured all right.”

    The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells
    Wells’ novel about a man who invents a time machine established not just one of the sturdiest sci-fi tropes of all time, but a template for the modern speculative novel. Wells’ publisher insisted he add a section showing mankind’s ultimate evolutionary fate, and Wells obliged under protest, writing a chapter in which the time traveler escapes the Morlocks by traveling into the distant future, where he encounters small mammals which he determines are the descendants of humanity. Wells never liked it and had it removed as soon as he was able, and while the story, which you can read under the standalone title “The Grey Man,” is interesting, the book is much better without it.

    Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll’s sequel to Alice in Wonderland is more Alice than Alice in many ways. The illustrator working on the book sent Carroll a note saying he wasn’t inspired by the “wasp chapter”, and suggested none-too-subtly that if Carroll were looking to cut the book down a bit, the Wasp part would be the place to start. No one knew what he was referring to, however—until 1976 when the missing “Wasp in a Wig” chapter was put up for auction. One problem, however: no one has ever been able to verify that this was actually written by Carroll. Reading it, the reason people have doubts is pretty clear: it’s awful. Either Carroll cut the one example of bad writing he ever managed…or he didn’t write it.

    Picnic at Hanging Rock, by Joan Weigall
    Weigall’s 1967 novel was a sensation at the time, despite the fact that it literally had no ending. The story of college students who disappear while visiting Hanging Rock in Australia was originally ended with a pretty crazy explanation of everything that happened, but Weigall’s publisher suggested the book might do better without the, um, crazy part and so the final chapter was deleted (you can read it here if you want), meaning that the story just stops, and no explanation is offered at all for the mystery. This actually fueled the book’s success, making it into a “must read” at the time. If the Internet had existed in 1967, this book would have broken it.

    The MacDermots of Ballycloran, by Anthony Trollope
    Trollope had very low expectations for his first novel, and these were borne out when it didn’t do very well. Although the novel has gained in reputation since its initial lackluster publication, you have to be careful to get the original 1847 version, because Trollope later hacked his book to death in an effort to…improve it, we guess? He deleted three chapters and changed a great deal of what makes the original novel interesting (mainly the Irish dialects, politics, and the character flaws). The revised version isn’t nearly as good, and the three missing chapters are, ironically, some of the best writing in the book.

    Answered Prayers, by Truman Capote
    Capote’s transformation from brilliant writer to alcoholic gadfly took about twenty years, and in that time he continuously accepted advances and signed contracts for Answered Prayers, a novel he never got around to finishing. Four chapters were published in magazines (the first, “La Côte Basque 1965,” was so obviously based on his real-life friends and acquaintances Capote pretty much lost every friend he had) and they’re pretty hefty, amounting to a novel’s worth of text if put together. But several other chapters have been referenced in Capote’s correspondence—and he claimed he’d written the final chapter first so he’d know where he was going—that have yet to turn up anywhere.

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
    Twain, never one to be typical, wasn’t satisfied to delete a mere chapter, instead opting to delete 665 manuscript pages, essentially an entire shadow version of his all-time classic novel. Twain paused work on the book for three years, and scholars have long argued over where exactly he broke off and what he changed when he returned to the book. The deleted chapters contain plenty of material not present in the final book, and have proved invaluable in trying to determine Twain’s intentions and process.

    Persuasion, by Jane Austen
    Austen was one of the most meticulous writers of all time, and put a lot of effort into revising her novels. Persuasion is one of the few in which we can compare early drafts to see how the novel developed, and Austen’s deleted chapters show a ruthless approach to improving the pacing of the plot and the creation of her characters. Assembling earlier versions of the novel show what her original inspiration was, how her ideas changed as she worked, and cast some light on the sausage-making underneath the charming and compelling narratives Austen created.

    Did we miss any famous deleted chapters?

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  • Ginni Chen 3:00 pm on 2015/03/09 Permalink
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    7 Books to Pair With Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal 

    Sometimes, when you’ve had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week, you need a one-two punch combination of your favorite things to cheer you up. That’s when you need to draw upon the magical marriage of cereal and books—two of life’s greatest things, paired together for a perfect pick-me-up. What could be better than a great novel in one hand and a spoonful of your favorite breakfast indulgence in the other? A good book beats reading the back of a cereal box any day, and (while we might hate to admit it) the little kid in us still thinks sugary breakfast cereals are the ambrosia of the gods. For your breakfasting (or any-mealing) pleasure, here are some perfect pairings of literature and cereal.

    Cocoa Puffs + Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, by Chuck Klosterman
    If Cocoa Puffs are in the title, then Cocoa Puffs you must have, while delving into this witty collection of pop culture observations. Klosterman treats the most asinine aspects of our culture with hilariously sharp insights and thought-provoking irony. You’ll find yourself thinking deep, anthropological thoughts while slurping up the chocolate milk left behind from your cereal.

    Wheaties + The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach
    Wheaties has always been known as the cereal of athletes and Olympians, but it got its start sponsoring a Minnesotan minor-league baseball team in the 1920s. In fact, Wheaties used the team’s billboard to advertise their famous slogan, “The Breakfast of Champions.” So it’s only fitting that, while you eat your Wheaties, you immerse yourself in a story about love, self-discovery, and baseball. The book centers on young Henry Skrimshander, a star NCAA shortstop, who finds himself crippled by self-doubt after making a throw that injures his friend. Whether you love baseball or are indifferent to it, you’ll find Harbach’s compassionate and earnest debut novel a home run.

    Fruity Pebbles + The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson
    Calvin won’t eat any cereal that doesn’t turn his milk purple, and we’re right there with him! You’ll feel like a kid on a beautiful Saturday morning when you comb through this compendium of cartoons while munching on multicolored Fruity Pebble flakes. Channel your inner Calvin while you wait for your milk to change color, and marvel at the wonderful wisdom of Watterson!

    Count Chocula + Dracula, by Bram Stoker
    Count Chocula cereal is the only appropriate sweet treat to accompany a reading of Bram Stoker’s classic. This gothic horror novel has been riffed on throughout the centuries and has inspired many characters, rewrites, and film adaptations, but we think Stoker’s original vampire story is the scariest of them all. Don’t worry, if you get too scared while reading it, you can just focus on the chocolate-y, marshmallow-y deliciousness in your bowl.

    Cap’n Crunch + The Horatio Hornblower novels, by C.S. Forester
    If you’re feeling adventurous, read these action-packed tales of the high seas while munching on Cap’n Crunch cereal. Cap’n Crunch, the cereal’s mascot, is named Horatio Magellan Crunch and he wears a hat reminiscent of the Napoleonic era. How fitting, since Horatio Hornblower is a Royal Navy Officer who rises through the ranks and heroically captains ships throughout the Napoleonic Wars!

    Grape Nuts + Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer
    Grape Nuts have been around since the late nineteenth century, and were a favorite among explorers and mountaineers. In fact, Sir Edmund Hillary ate Grape Nuts during his long trek to the summit of Mt. Everest in 1953. Get a (literal) taste of the Everest experience by spooning up some Grape Nuts while reading journalist and mountaineer Jon Krakauer’s memoir of his harrowing experience climbing Mt. Everest. It’s a novel so troubling, terrifying, and powerful that snacking on Grape Nuts might be the closest you’ll want to come to scaling Mt. Everest.

    Trix + Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
    If you’re going to follow inquisitive Alice down a rabbit hole into the fantastical world of Wonderland, you’ll want a snack that appeals to hungry humans and anthropomorphized white rabbits. Trix will do the trick! With it’s luridly colored puffs and it’s hapless rabbit mascot, Trix cereal is the ultimate complement to Lewis Carroll’s beloved and bizarre classic.

    What’s your favorite cereal and book combination?

     
  • Ginni Chen 3:00 pm on 2015/03/09 Permalink
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    7 Books to Pair With Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal 

    Sometimes, when you’ve had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week, you need a one-two punch combination of your favorite things to cheer you up. That’s when you need to draw upon the magical marriage of cereal and books—two of life’s greatest things, paired together for a perfect pick-me-up. What could be better than a great novel in one hand and a spoonful of your favorite breakfast indulgence in the other? A good book beats reading the back of a cereal box any day, and (while we might hate to admit it) the little kid in us still thinks sugary breakfast cereals are the ambrosia of the gods. For your breakfasting (or any-mealing) pleasure, here are some perfect pairings of literature and cereal.

    Cocoa Puffs + Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, by Chuck Klosterman
    If Cocoa Puffs are in the title, then Cocoa Puffs you must have, while delving into this witty collection of pop culture observations. Klosterman treats the most asinine aspects of our culture with hilariously sharp insights and thought-provoking irony. You’ll find yourself thinking deep, anthropological thoughts while slurping up the chocolate milk left behind from your cereal.

    Wheaties + The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach
    Wheaties has always been known as the cereal of athletes and Olympians, but it got its start sponsoring a Minnesotan minor-league baseball team in the 1920s. In fact, Wheaties used the team’s billboard to advertise their famous slogan, “The Breakfast of Champions.” So it’s only fitting that, while you eat your Wheaties, you immerse yourself in a story about love, self-discovery, and baseball. The book centers on young Henry Skrimshander, a star NCAA shortstop, who finds himself crippled by self-doubt after making a throw that injures his friend. Whether you love baseball or are indifferent to it, you’ll find Harbach’s compassionate and earnest debut novel a home run.

    Fruity Pebbles + The Authoritative Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson
    Calvin won’t eat any cereal that doesn’t turn his milk purple, and we’re right there with him! You’ll feel like a kid on a beautiful Saturday morning when you comb through this compendium of cartoons while munching on multicolored Fruity Pebble flakes. Channel your inner Calvin while you wait for your milk to change color, and marvel at the wonderful wisdom of Watterson!

    Count Chocula + Dracula, by Bram Stoker
    Count Chocula cereal is the only appropriate sweet treat to accompany a reading of Bram Stoker’s classic. This gothic horror novel has been riffed on throughout the centuries and has inspired many characters, rewrites, and film adaptations, but we think Stoker’s original vampire story is the scariest of them all. Don’t worry, if you get too scared while reading it, you can just focus on the chocolate-y, marshmallow-y deliciousness in your bowl.

    Cap’n Crunch + The Horatio Hornblower novels, by C.S. Forester
    If you’re feeling adventurous, read these action-packed tales of the high seas while munching on Cap’n Crunch cereal. Cap’n Crunch, the cereal’s mascot, is named Horatio Magellan Crunch and he wears a hat reminiscent of the Napoleonic era. How fitting, since Horatio Hornblower is a Royal Navy Officer who rises through the ranks and heroically captains ships throughout the Napoleonic Wars!

    Grape Nuts + Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer
    Grape Nuts have been around since the late nineteenth century, and were a favorite among explorers and mountaineers. In fact, Sir Edmund Hillary ate Grape Nuts during his long trek to the summit of Mt. Everest in 1953. Get a (literal) taste of the Everest experience by spooning up some Grape Nuts while reading journalist and mountaineer Jon Krakauer’s memoir of his harrowing experience climbing Mt. Everest. It’s a novel so troubling, terrifying, and powerful that snacking on Grape Nuts might be the closest you’ll want to come to scaling Mt. Everest.

    Trix + Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
    If you’re going to follow inquisitive Alice down a rabbit hole into the fantastical world of Wonderland, you’ll want a snack that appeals to hungry humans and anthropomorphized white rabbits. Trix will do the trick! With it’s luridly colored puffs and it’s hapless rabbit mascot, Trix cereal is the ultimate complement to Lewis Carroll’s beloved and bizarre classic.

    What’s your favorite cereal and book combination?

     
  • Molly Schoemann-McCann 5:00 pm on 2014/07/22 Permalink
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    13 Signs You Might Be Living in a Gothic Novel 

    Flowers in the Attic

    We love gothic novels for their emotional power, their over-the-top drama, and the creepy-shivery feelings we get while reading them. Of course, part of the fun of gothic novels is that their characters and situations are so much larger than life…or are they? If you’ve started to suspect that the drafty cathedral your family has called home for countless centuries may in fact be the setting of a bona fide gothic novel, here are 13 spooky ways to tell for sure:

    1. Either there are no clocks in your house, or your house is filled with clocks…but they’re all set to different times.

    2. Also, though you refer to it as “your house,” it’s actually one of the following: a dilapidated mansion, a moldering manor, or a crumbling castle with no plumbing to speak of. Also, the wind is always howling outside.

    3. People around you are regularly tumbling dramatically down stairs and breaking all of their bones.

    4. You can tell that things are starting to get kind of serious with the guy you’ve been seeing because he’s started talking about how you two are actually one person and how if you’re ever separated by death he will throw himself into your open grave and be buried alive with you. Also, you suspect that the two of you might be somehow related. Best not to dwell.

    5. Flickering candles everywhere.

    6. Three or more friends or family members have wasted away from mysterious fevers, but always looked great doing it.

    7. Instead of watching TV, you plot revenge.

    8. Every time you’re about to finally fall into bed with the long-term object of your obsession, a gust of wind ablows the French doors open, a candle gutters out, and one of you immediately begins to waste away from a mysterious fever.

    9. Your living quarters are no great shakes, but you’ve noticed that going outside is somehow always a bad idea.

    10. 20% of the meals served and eaten in your house are laced with some kind of drug or poison.

    11. People are constantly being locked in their rooms or locking other people in their rooms without anybody ever batting an eye over it.

    12. Most of the marriages of the couples around you were motivated by vengeance.

    13. An attic without an insane person chained up in it for years just doesn’t have that lived-in feeling. Same goes for cellars, and the odd cupola.

    Do you suspect you might be living in a gothic novel?

     
  • Ginni Chen 5:00 pm on 2014/07/21 Permalink
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    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Cures 5 Fictional Villains 

    Mrs Piggle Wiggles Farm

    While writing this post, I stopped by my local Barnes & Noble to revisit the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books. When I asked the sales assistant where the Mrs. Piggle Wiggle books could be found, she asked me if I was the woman who called earlier about them. “No,” I said, “that wasn’t me, but I’m happy to hear someone did!”

    When we got to the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle shelf in the children’s book section, we discovered that not only had the unknown woman called about them, she’d bought every last book on the shelf! I was delighted. Someone is as big a Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle fan as I am! Dear Unknown Lady who bought all the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books from the Barnes & Noble on New York’s Upper West Side—this post is for you.

    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is the lovable title character of a children’s book series written by Betty MacDonald in the late 1940s and ’50s. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is the widow of a pirate, lives in an upside-down house full of animals, toys, and books, and magically cures neighborhood children of bad habits. From children with poor table manners to incorrigible show-offs, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle manages to cure them all with (fairly) harmless and (always) humorous magic. But what would Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle do if called upon to cure some really bad habits in some really awful adults?

    Here’s how we think Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle would cure some of the most dastardly villains in fiction:

    Voldemort (The Harry Potter Series, by J.K. Rowling)
    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle would put two drops of Auto-Correct Elixir in Voldemort’s mouth while he slept. Auto-Correct Elixir does just what it sounds likeit autocorrects everything Voldemort says in ridiculous ways, much like a smart phone. Whenever he rants about Muggles and Mudbloods, it comes out of his mouth as “Puggles and Mudhuts.” When he wants to say horcrux, he says “s’more crust,” and when he says “Harry Potter,” it comes out “Scary Daughter.”  This soon causes the Death Eaters to dissolve into laughter whenever Voldemort opens his mouth. Bellatrix Lestrange keeps taunting him, asking him to say things like “Dark Lord” (“dart board”) and “Avada Kedrava!” (“I’ve had a cadaver!”). Eventually, Voldemort can’t take the ridicule anymore and gives up on his evil schemes.

    The White Witch (The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis)
    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle would sprinkle Frigid-More Powder on the White Witch’s cloak. The powder would render her white fur cloaks useless, and the White Witch would start to feel cold in her own Endless Winter. Teeth chattering and shivering uncontrollably, she’d have to resort to hugging other creatures of Narnia for warmth. Eventually, after many hugs and many sleepless icy nights, the White Witch would see the error of her ways. She’d lift her Endless Winter curse and experience a change of heart toward the creatures of Narnia.

    Count Dracula (Dracula, by Bram Stoker)
    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle would blow People Pepper Powder in Dracula’s direction. Once he inhales it, it changes his sense of smell. Every time Dracula gets near his human victims, he gets a terrible itching in his nose as if he’s just sniffed pepper, and he sneezes. Loudly. This makes it impossible for him to sneak up on his prey. What’s worse, everyone keeps saying “Bless you!” before they run away, which vampires simply cannot abide. Dracula eventually gives up trying to suck people’s blood, stops sneezing constantly, and discovers he much prefers donuts.

    Agatha Trunchbull (Matilda, by Roald Dahl)
    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle would serve this evil headmistress her daily slice of chocolate cake alongside a big steaming cup of Tiny Tyrant Tea. The tea causes the Trunchbull to shrink a little each time she does something terrible and tyrannical. Since the Trunchbull is a particularly nasty bully from the moment she wakes, she’s reduced to the size of a teacup in no time at all. She’s unable to exact any punishment on anyone and she lives in constant fear of being trampled under other people’s feet. The only way to survive unsquashed in her tiny state is for her to beg for forgiveness and rely on the kindness of the schoolchildren she used to torment.

    Count Rugen (The Princess Bride, by William Goldman)
    Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle would cure this six-fingered nobleman of his sadistic fascination with torture devices by swapping his regular six-fingered gloves with Goof-up Gloves. The Count’s Goof-up Gloves give his two hands a mind of their own. Whenever he tries to activate his torture devices, his hands mess up and push the wrong buttons. He tries to correct them, but they just keep yanking on the wrong levers and twisting the wrong dials until the torture machine malfunctions and the victim is left sitting there unharmed. Embarrassed, the Count is forced to let his prisoner go while he calls maintenance. He eventually gives up trying to operate torture machinery and picks up knitting instead, which his six-fingered hands are surprisingly good at.

    Which fictional villains would you like to see Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle cure?

     
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