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Maggie
Aaaaaaw, look what I just found
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:26pm

http://screenprism.com/insights/article/queering-classic-hollywood-gay-hitmen-fante-and-mingo-in-the-big-combo

Please not the last paragraph: "Fans of Fante and Mingo can also celebrate their long-lasting impact, for Joss Whedon paid tribute to them his film Serenity (2005), naming a team of twin fences “Fanty” (Fantastic Rample) and “Mingo” (Mingojerry Rample). Although the bond is familial, the homage is clear. "

Did you know that?

All right, I admit I got distracted on the internet and I will be back with comments tomorrow. Time to keel over in this part of the world. Night night!

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