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June 22, 2013


Well, at least he paid the bill...wouldn't want to find that he stuck the waiter with the check....

Maybe it all has something to do with Lana Turner collapsing...and her falling for Johnny Stompanato (who liked to beat people up too), without
whom there would have been no LA is all so very literary don't 'ja see........

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"After You've Gone"
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