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John Cleese Wrote This Amazing Letter To A 14-Year-Old Monty Python Fan

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John Cleese explains why he doesn't have a fan club to a 14-year-old in this amazing letter.

ANGRY LETTERS

This 7-Year Old Girl Wrote An Adorable Letter Taking Down LEGO At An Appropriate Time

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A young girl named Charlotte wrote a letter to LEGO complaining about the lack of adventure themes for girls, and it might help one toy designer's cause.

JAMES L. BROOKS

This thank you note written by Wes Anderson shows that he may have a legitimate sickness

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This 1999 thank you note written by Wes Anderson proves that his appetite for kitsch and whimsy isn't just an aesthetic predilection, it's a way of life.

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Read This Man's Scathing Letter To His Daughter After She Disowned Her Gay Son

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An unknown father is being celebrated for writing a letter that chastised his daughter for disowning her gay son.

BARACK OBAMA

Write A Letter To Obama And You Might Get A Handwritten Letter From Him In Return

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A little boy wanted to invite the president over for dinner, so his mom wrote a letter to the White House. They received a handwritten note in return.

METHOD ACTING

Daniel Day-Lewis's initial rejection letter to Spielberg turning down Lincoln

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Daniel Day-Lewis did his ridiculous method acting thing in Lincoln, and it's hard to imagine the movie without him, but did you know that he initially rejected the role.

CHRISTMAS TRUCE

Great Moments In Humanity: A Letter Has Surfaced Detailing The 1914 Christmas Truce

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I’ve always thought that life would be so much easier and happier if countries settled their differences on the sports field rather than in war.

KUNG FU

A Brilliant Letter from Bruce Lee in Honor of His Birthday

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I just found this letter to and response from Bruce Lee - whose 72nd <a href="http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/news/433984/Bruce-Lee-would-have-been-72-today/" target="_blank">birthday would've been today</a> -  via the always fantastic <a href="http://www.lettersofnote.com/" target="_blank">LettersofNote</a>.

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Frank Ocean Wants To Write A Novel About Twins, Doesn’t Care For Oreos With Almond Milk

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Frank Ocean may actually be the most interesting man in the world. Did I mention that he's from New Orleans?

LETTER OF NOTE

Steely Dan’s Letter to Luke Wilson Complaining about Owen Wilson’s You, Me, and Dupree

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One of my favorite special-interest websites is Letters of Note, which curates all sorts of correspondence between prominent figures.

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Steve Martin's Very Personal Letter To A Young Judd Apatow

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For the purposes of this post let's assume they're reading said letter.

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Bruce Vilanch will write you angry emails, part 2

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The day after pretty much every Oscars telecast, everyone writes about how crappy the show was and what needs to be done to fix it.

Colonel P.H. Anderson

Here’s The Best F-You Letter Written By A Slave To His Former Master You’ll Ever Read

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I have extolled the virtues of the wonderful blog <a href="http://www.lettersofnote.com/">Letters of Note</a> -- an online collection of old and interesting letters -- <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/letters-of-note/">before around these parts</a>.

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Letters To His Sons From ‘Father Christmas’

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This past summer, <a href="http://www.lettersofnote.com/2011/06/north-polar-bears-leg-got-broken.html">the wonderful blog Letters of Note posted</a> a handwritten letter legendary fantasy writer J.

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Roald Dahl Was Kind of Weird

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If you've been reading this site long, you probably know by now that I'm a big fan of old letters.

AWESOME PEOPLE

Reminder: Phil Hartman Was Awesome

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It’s a needless effort to remind everyone how awesome Phil Hartman was, but if we don’t take the time to recognize his unparalleled genius on occasion, today’s kids may replace him in comedy’s history books with Kevin James and Nick Cannon.

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Letters To An Older Brother – Damian Wayne Asks Dick Grayson To Come Back

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<a rel="attachment wp-att-36325" href="http://gammasquad.uproxx.com/2011/06/letters-to-an-older-brother-damian-wayne-asks-dick-grayson-to-come-back/dear-grayson-9"></a>With the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2011/06/batman-relaunch-doesnt-change-much" target="_blank">relaunch of the DC comic book universe this September</a>, comic book fans are mourning the end of one of their favorite duos, Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne as Batman and Robin.


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