Content for Thursday, July 8, 1982

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John Theobald – friend of Frost and Alan Watts – ends up at San Diego State

What greater curse than life without verse

“He was truly one of the better teachers at San Diego State,” said Daniel McLeod, chairman of the department of English and comparative literature, who attended classes at the college and heard Theobald lecture in 1949.

E.T.'s death bears comparison to Dickens's polishing off of Little Nell.

D.S. on E.T.

Let's be clear; it matters little to me whether E.T. lives or dies (except that in the second eventuality I could have gone home sooner); it matters even less to art.

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