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Kevin Smith

Silent Kevin… This not-so-close encounter came when I caught a glimpse of Kevin Smith. Having spent the better part of a decade working a dead-end job at a coffee shop, Clerks and Clerks II speak to me more than I’d...

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Steven Spielberg

It happened thus: I was in LA with some friends, and we were on the Hollywood Walk of Fame being the ultimate tourists, doing what everyone else was doing — seeking out a star with our name on it. With my friend Claire, we...

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Lois McMaster Bujold

A surprisingly classy Q&A… Back in 2004, I attended Balticon 38. Lois McMaster Bujold was the author Guest of Honor. My brush with fame was brief, but I did manage to trade words with her, both during the autograph...