• That Time Teenage George R.R. Martin Wrote Stan Lee a Fan Letter

    29 days ago - By No Film School

    It's worth it to tell your heroes what they mean to you.
    Open Culture ran this story earlier, and it's one of those perfect reminders that there is a fan in everyone. Check out the letter:
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  • R.I.P. Stan Lee: Take His Free Online Course “The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact On Pop Culture”

    R.I.P. Stan Lee: Take His Free Online Course “The Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact On Pop Culture”

    29 days ago - By Open Culture

    "I grew up in an exurb where it took nearly an hour to walk to the nearest shop, to the nearest place to eat, to the library," remembers writer Adam Cadre. "And the steep hills made it an exhausting walk.  That meant that until I turned sixteen, when school was not in session I was stuck at home.  This was often not a good place to be stuck. Stan Lee gave me a place to hang out." Many other former children of exurban America - as well as everywhere else - did much of their growing up there as well, not just in the universe of Marvel Comics but in those of the comics and other forms of...
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