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Maurice Sendak was a badass

A delightfully tough old cuss, in fact, who gave as good as he got in this interview with Stephen Colbert, and made for a fascinating subject in Tell Them Anything You Want, the ¬†Spike Jonze-directed documentary¬†in which he speaks rather poignantly about having to keep his homosexuality secret for decades for fear of how it might affect his career as a children’s book author. Everybody who was ever enchanted and just a tiny bit terrified by Where the Wild Things Are bids a fond farewell.

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Posted on May 8th, 2012 1 Comment

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  1. Kiki says:

    Love him love him love him. His books are worthy of if you can only take one children’s book to a desert island….