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Wilson Cruz is an American actor known for playing Rickie Vasquez on My So-Called Life, Angel in the Broadway tour production of Rent and the recurring characters Junito on Noah's Arc and Dr. Hugh Culber on Star Trek: Discovery.
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Discovery
Dave Galanter - Dec 17, 2019
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The U.S.S. Discovery's specialty is using its spore-based hub drive to jump great distances faster than any warp-faring vessel in Starfleet. To do this, Lieutenant Paul Stamets navigates the ship through the recently revealed mycelial network, a subspace domain Discovery can briefly transit but in which it cannot remain. After responding to a start...
Wilson Cruz
Dec 13, 2020
@DaveGalanter I’m so so sorry to hear. Heartbroken. As I said to Dave, I owe him a great debt. So much of my imagination was lit up when reading his beautiful book Dead Endless. His influence on me and my work is profound, still today. He lives on in our hearts and imaginations. Sending you ❤️      source
A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara - Jan 26, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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A Little Life follows four college classmatesbroke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambitionas they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. While their relationships, which are tinged by addiction, success, and pride, deepen over the decades, the men are held together by their devotion to the brilliant, enigmatic Jude, a man...
Wilson Cruz
Mar 10, 2020
This is how I know I’ve read a GREAT BOOK... Weeks later, I’m just daydreaming, as I do, and I think I miss somebody, who is it? Oh, I miss Jude.... Then I realize Jude was a character in a book. An amazing book called #ALittleLife by #HanyaYanagihara and I miss him.      source
Star Trek
the Making of the TV Series
Stephen E. Whitfield - Oct 29, 1990 (first published in 1968)
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"A complete history of the original Star Trek™. Filled with quotations from cast members, memos to and from Gene Roddenberry, biographies of cast members, sketches, photographs, set descriptions, and even budgets and cast schedules, this volume is a fascinating, invaluable behind-the-scenes account of the development and production of the original ...
Wilson Cruz
Dec 24, 2019
@DaveGalanter @GLSEN I thoroughly ENJOYED it! I cried like a baby. I can’t believe how in sync the backstories we created for Culber are. Amazing! I’m so honored and so grateful for the care you took in writing this book. THANK YOU!      source
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The Battle For Paradise
Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists
Naomi Klein - Jun 05, 2018
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Fearless necessary reporting . . . Klein exposes the 'battle of utopias' that is currently unfolding in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico - a battle that pits a pitilessly neoliberal plutocratic 'paradise' against a community movement with Puerto Rican sovereignty at its center." - Junot Diaz"We are in a fight for our lives. Hurricanes Irma and Maria unmas...
Wilson Cruz
Jul 20, 2019
@marzano_san This book, The Battle for Paradise by #naomiklein is actually a GREAT start. I recommend it to everyone. Regardless of statehood or independence, which at this point, isn’t the most important question, this is a great catalyst for the path forward.      source