Category Archives: art

“The End Times” by Richard F. Yates

Well folks, it’s been a fun ride. From December 2012 to June 2019, we posted more than SEVEN THOUSAND drawings, stories, jokes, poems, manifestos, photographs, insults, fake religious tracts, travel diaries, quips, and conceptual nonsense pieces to The Primitive Entertainment … Continue reading

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“Actual Shepard Fairey Piece???” (Photo and Words by Richard F. Yates)

Spotted this “Obey” work on Pine Street in Seattle, Washington, yesterday, while walking to The Paramount Theater with my younger daughter. I don’t know if it’s a REAL Shepard Fairey work or not, but it looks like it to me! … Continue reading

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“Empty Rhetoric Inc.” by Richard F. Yates

Millions of things happening all at once right now, and I want to talk about all of them, individually, but I only have about an hour of free time before I’m thrown back into the thick of it all—so here’s … Continue reading

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“Leisure Beast” by Richard F. Yates

When the weather’s nice, Leisure Beast (that hunk’a hunk’a burnin’ fuzz) often grabs his favorite lawn chair, takes off his shirt, and plants himself in the sun to warm all that blue fur. (And don’t worry, his fuzziness is the … Continue reading

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“Rats!” by Mark Counts

In response to my “Drawing with My Phone” post, my friend, Mark Counts, drew this masterpiece! He wrote that this was “a paint program quickie…” Whether this drawing was a “quickie” or not, I LOVE IT!!! —Richard F. Yates (Primitive … Continue reading

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“Don’t Stress” by Richard F. Yates

Don’t be like Mr. Blatzen! He has ulcers, high blood pressure, and an unpleasant disposition because he always worries about what COULD go wrong in the future, instead of enjoying those things that are going well right in front of … Continue reading

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“Drawing with My Phone” by Richard F. Yates

Howdy folks, it’s Saturday morning, and I’m not feeling particulary creative or capable of spinning any interesting lies today—so I’m going for a “how-to” or, more accurately, a “how-I-do” post. Yesterday, for fun, while I was sitting around killing a … Continue reading

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