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Brendan McNally

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In their youth, Manni and Franzi, together with their brothers, Ziggy and Sebastian, captured Germany's collective imagination as the Flying Magical Loerber Brothers -- one of the most popular vaudeville acts of the old Weimar days. The ensuing years have, however, found the Jewish brothers estranged and ensconced in various occupations as the war is drawing near its end and a German surrender is imminent. Manni is traveling through the Ruhr Valley with Albert Speer, who is intent on subverting...
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never let the facts get in the way of a good story!

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Disorganization

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Either Mel Blanc or Groucho Marx

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Q. What do you regret most?

A. not joining the foreign legion

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