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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. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Lou Reed

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Endless curiosity

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

A. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Producer for This American Life

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