By Spike Milligan
'At Victoria station the R.T.O. gave me a go back and forth warrant, a white feather and an image of Hitler marked 'This is your enemy'. I searched each compartment, yet he wasn't at the train'. Spike Milligan's at the march, blitzing good friend and foe alike together with his uproarious reminiscences of military lifestyles from enlistment to the touchdown at Algiers in 1943. Bathos, pathos and gales of drunken laughter, and insane army goonery explode in superlative Milliganese.
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In ordinary fiction, background may be assumed or most briefly indicated, but it is a most unusual science fiction idea which may safely be so treated. In all the years I have been writing science fiction I have done only one story under 2,500 words, that story being "Columbus Was a Dope"… October 9, 1956: Robert A. Heinlein to Lurton Blassingame …However, I have been fiddling with experimental methods of storytelling (none of which you have seen) and I am beginning to think that I may be developing a new method which might turn out to be important.
Darn it, I opened that contract determined to sign it unchanged if at all possible to live with it. Ginny says they let a second cousin write this contract when they should have used at least a first cousin. TELEVISION SERIES October 12, 1963: Robert A. Heiniein to Lurton Blassingame Ned told me by phone that the contract is all set for the TV series and for me to do the pilot film shooting script. He gave me a lot of details, none of which I wrote down, as I don't believe a durn thing out of Hollywood until I see a signed contract and a check…Ned seems to have gotten from them simply everything he asked for…I simply told him to go ahead and get the best deal he could and I would sign it as long as it did not commit me to work in Hollywood.
What I did retain was devoted to the symphony and figure skating. I saw very little of Robert and his wife, Leslyn, although we lived not too far apart. When finals were finished in 1947, I had a call from Robert-he asked my help in clearing his papers from his house. He was getting a divorce. I took the summer off from my studies to work-my finances were in poor shape. Robert spent that summer in Ojai, writing. We were married in October 1948. 1948: Robert A. Heinlein to Lurton Blassingame I'm back to work.
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