Monthly Archives: April 2019

“The Mystery of Production” by Richard F. Yates

There’s a weird thing that happens with some folks: we’re just sitting there, minding our own business, and then—for reasons either cosmic or diabolical or mental or accidental—we start to MAKE STUFF APPEAR. Some of us sing, some write, some … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 143: Godzilla – Rulers of Earth Volume 1”

After slogging through The Coming Race, I thought I’d take a break from “serious” reading and just enjoy something that was fun, easy to read, and entertaining for a change. I decided on this giant monster smash-um-up… [This is a photograph … Continue reading

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“I Had Nonsense for Breakfast (What’d You Have?)” by Richard F. Yates

Turkey bacon, chocolate chip muffs, and coffee—which somehow became sentient and threatened to destroy the world… Must be Monday… —Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)

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“THE GREAT WORK” (Put a Frame Around It!) by Richard F. Yates

[Photograph of the new collage I made for the back of my most recent notebook. The scraps came from the destroyed “Attendance Cards” created for the first gathering of The Novelty and Conversation Club—with a little bit of inky smarm … Continue reading

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“A Night of Action” – Artist Unknown

I spotted this graffiti on the doors of the old Triangle Cinemas building a few days ago. According to an article in the local paper that was published last summer, the building (which closed several years ago) was sold to … Continue reading

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“Every Lost Button…” by Richard F. Yates

Sometimes, the LESS sense a piece makes the better—because it’s the attemp by the viewer to MAKE sense of the work that’s most important. The search for meaning becomes the meaning. Finding treasure from a faulty pirate map… Honestly, what … Continue reading

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“Crypto-Art Ascending…” by Richard F. Yates

I’ve got a new piece of crypto-art available for immediate “you-can-own-it”-ness! It’s a digital collage that I’m calling “Perverted Disco.” Here’s a fake reproduction of the digital asset: This piece, along with a slug of other freaky bits, can be … Continue reading

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“I’M A FRAUD! WHO’S WITH ME???” by Richard F. Yates

Yeah… Today is pretty special—in the sense that “every day above ground is a good day,” like my Grandpa Bob used to say. Although, I am a bit tired, and I have a closing shift tonight… (Ouch…) I’m in one … Continue reading

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“Report from The Novelty and Conversation Club’s First Meeting, 20 Apr. 2019 @ The Mill City Grill, Longview, WA, USA, Earth” by Richard F. Yates

[All photos were taken by me, RFY, for this post!] The inaugural gathering of The Novelty and Conversation Club was scheduled to begin at 7:00 P.M. (Pacific Standard Time) at the Mill City Grill in Longview, WA, USA, Earth. The … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 142: The Coming Race”

I know that my reviews of these older, public domain books are never as well received as the comics or some of the more well-known books that I read, but one of my big goals for the Read a Damn … Continue reading

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