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Readers' Views: Look out--art is imitating life

Posted 10/23/12
Editor,   Before I read the front page story about the movie “The Thing’’ (“ ‘The Thing' to scare up money for Elks,” Oct. 17) in the Press And Journal, I had already figured it had to be a story about …

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Readers' Views: Look out--art is imitating life

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My mind’s eye conjured up this shape-shifting parasite sucking the money from helpless residents’ wallets while painting a railroad sign.

Fortunately, I perused the story before reaching a conclusion: A group tries to fight a parasitic alien that mimics other beings, causing paranoia.

Maybe I wasn’t too far from the truth!

                                                             Ed O’Connor
                                                             Middletown