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Etch A Sketch Inventor Inspired Artists Everywhere

February 6, 2013 4:26 am

You probably won’t see his name mentioned in the same sentence as Van Gogh or Cezanne (accept this one), but Andre Cassagnes may well have done more to inspire young artists. The French inventor of the Etch A Sketch died last month at the age of 86, according to an announcement made over the weekend. […]

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Welcome Pop Candy Readers

December 3, 2012 7:17 am

This week, I have the great honor of filling in for USA Today’s amazing pop culture blogger Whitney Matheson over at her incredibly popular Pop Candy blog. Whitney has been a big supporter of Just My Show over the years so I’m excited to help return the favor by pitching in while she’s at home […]

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Encyclopedia Brown Author Donald Sobal Dies at 87

July 16, 2012 10:33 pm

He made generations of kids want to read while crossing over to pop culture status in the process. Donald Sobol, beloved author of the Encyclopedia Brown detective series, has died at the age of 87. Thanks to Sobol’s longevity, Leroy “Encyclopedia” Brown has been solving cases for the citizens of Idaville for nearly fifty years, […]

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Casey Daniel of Seven Mary Three Talks CHiPs & The Band’s Success