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I Won’t Stop Listening to the Russians

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Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a bag packed at all times and was prepared to flee at a moment’s notice should he suddenly fall out of Stalin’s favor. He had been on thin ice before, and it almost cost him his career and freedom.

Fast-forward to the 1980s, when Americans were introduced to comedian Yakov Smirnov, who may have been the most cheerful Russian the world has ever seen. His…




We can have opposing unpopular opinions, but share commonalities. Let’s all shut up for a minute and start listening more to each other.

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Ryan Klemek

Ryan Klemek

I write dinosaur erotica and mysteries featuring horny cat people. I also do the book cover illustrations. Sometimes I write reviews for movies that don’t exist

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