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“The Book”

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Finley’s definition of a good book is in how good it tastes. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown is one of his favourites and is a staple of pre-bedtime reading. It is also one of the creepiest books I’ve ever read, for reasons I could spend an entire post discussing. I’m still trying to get a handle on who “the old lady whispering ‘hush'” really is.

Today’s cartoon is cribbed from a throwaway gag in The Muppet Movie, arguably the best film of all time. Here’s the clip:

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