Monthly Archives: March 2019

“Watch me DESTROY These Collectibles!!!” by Richard F. Yates

[These collectibles to be SACRIFICED for YOUR amusement!!!] This has been a been a busy weekend. I had Friday off of work, but only so that I could drive Mariah “The Boss” (aka: me wife) to Portland, Oregon (it’s about … Continue reading

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“Clunky Modem Comics” by Richard F. Yates

Complicit. Accessory (after the fact—or perhaps before.) Did you know that one in four balloon people suffers from extreme grumpiness? To keep your balloon person their shiniest, use Zonko’s All Natural, Organic, Protestant Free, Balloon Wax! Zero calories, fits in … Continue reading

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“Sensual…” by Richard F. Yates

She was voted “Most Contagious in the Petri Dish” two years in a row by _Microscopic Look_ magazine, until SCANDAL rocked her career—when a beautician came forward who claimed that Splotchkas’ eyelashes were implants! —Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)

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“Read a Damn Book – 140: Strange Angel”

According to George Pendle, there was a time in the early 20th Century, particularly the 19-teens and twenties, when rockets were not considered SCIENCE but SCIENCE-FICTION. Though we now know that rockets can send folks to the moon and beyond, … Continue reading

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“Lion Tamer on Strike Comics #71” by Richard F. Yates

The “postage” in this dramatic reenactment is obviously a metaphor. I assume you know exactly what I mean…so I won’t go into it. The other monstrous creatures in line for stamps are probably just representations of anxieties (that we all … Continue reading

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“Entertainment in Retrograde” by Richard F. Yates

Yesterday, I managed to make the bed, take out the garbage, do some dishes, fold the laundry, and bag up a batch of recyclables. Mundane stuff, but useful. Helps to keep me grounded in reality. (Is that a good thing? … Continue reading

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“I Feel Put Upon by the Excesses of Truth” by Richard F. Yates

Though the facade may be crumbling, though the river runs black, though my head may be aching, with an ice pack against my back… I’m still standing (well, sitting, anyway,) and that’s something. Lately, I’ve been having trouble reconciling the … Continue reading

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