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Books | Total Destruction of a Planet!

Published on November 24, 2008

I had no idea that former Paris Review editor and sports journalist, George Plimpton, was the spokesperson for Intellivision back in the early 80s. I can’t help but read some irony into his endorsement of Intellivision’s “most exciting visual effect”…

Anyway, Random House published an oral biography of Plimpton last month that was recently featured in the NY Times Book Review. It seems the editors of the book gathered 200 of Plimpton’s friends, acquaintances and associates to recount stories and impressions of George.

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