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Oh, How I Love Go To Quote Guys

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Apparently Larry Sabato doesn’t talk about television, but fortunately for reporters desperate to either make or fill a story, Robert Thompson, a professor of television from Syracuse is available.

Discussing the movie "The Omen" he offers these insights:

"Normally, a marketer is going to be very, very wary about using the devil."

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"But 666 has really emerged in the popular culture as a funny thing you bring up when you’re talking about a kid misbehaving on the playground, you say ‘I bet this one has a 666 on his scalp’," he said.

You know, those wacky kids. I actually lost count the other day the number of times I heard one student say to another: "I bet this one has a 666 on his scalp."

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is a seventeen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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