Better Call Paul: The Mystery of the “Winged Beatle”

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“…the accepted myth involves the premature death of a youth who is transformed by death into a god. This is a prevalent theme from Osiris and Achilles to Jesus Christ.”
–R. Gary Patterson, “The Walrus Was Paul”

“I’m not the phony—THEY are!”
–Saul Cartwright, “Batman” #222

We’re going to discuss now one of the key pop-culture conspiracy theories of the 20th Century…the supposed death and replacement of Beatle Paul McCartney. It is the Rosetta Stone for so many other celebrity doppelgänger folktales (up to “Dave Chappelle’s Clone” in the present day).

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1.28.19: I’d Like To Report A Glitch

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“The first thing that happens is the cleansing of the former character. I don’t think a lot of actors talk about it, but there is usually a process where you essentially purge yourself of the character played prior to the movie. Then you want to think about what the character represents, and you write down all of the elements about this character and then take the time to find some synchronicity and start breathing the character.”
–Vin Diesel

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Get Out: The Dave Chappelle Chronicles

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“The worst thing to call somebody is ‘crazy’. It’s dismissive. ‘I don’t understand this person, so they’re crazy.’ That’s bullshit. ‘Cuz people are not crazy. They’re strong people. Maybe the environment is a little sick.”
–Dave Chappelle, “Inside The Actor’s Studio”

In 2006, comedian Dave Chappelle appeared on Bravo’s Inside The Actor’s Studio. One year earlier, he essentially “walked away” from his highly popular Comedy Central program Chappelle’s Show and left for an impromptu trip to South Africa; at the time, the media speculated that he had drug and/or mental issues.

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