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Revisiting Willy Wonka’s Racism


Free speech absolutists complain about 'sanitizing' and 'bowdlerizing' his work. Hey, Shakespeare he ain’t. He was a festering pit of elitist garbage ideas. All right, so, a little like Shakespeare, but not canon. Generations haven’t committed his words to memory, thank Oberon.

Roald Dahl has been problematic before. But up till now the biggest overhaul to mitigate the awfulness of his views was made by none other than the author himself.

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.


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