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Origins of an Empire

The exact origins of Zlotnik's – An Uncompromising Artistic Empire are somewhat hazy, obscured as they are by cigarette smoke and cheap gin. But one day in 1982, Miroslaw Zlotnik emerged from his workshop carrying his first sellable posters, puppets and props.

After entering a successful if somewhat baffling partnership with Carl H. Press III, Zlotnik's empire began to grow, expanding from Polish theater posters to mechanical contraptions, stop-motion pictures, set designs and basically anything to make a buck.

With the passing of Carl Press, in 2013, Miroslaw Zlotnik sank into a deep depression and disappeared – most likely back to his native Krakow. But what was left of the crumbling empire was quickly claimed by his son, Miloš Zlotnik. Young, hot-headed and ambitious, Miloš immediately squandered his father's inheritance on grand schemes such as this website.

Like his father before him, Miloš Zlotnik prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving it to yet another member of the Danish-American Press clan, Niklas Press, to do the dirty work. And the rest, as they say, is history in the making. 

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