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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“Ya Better Watch Yourself, Buddy!” by Richard F. Yates

Howdy folks! This here monster was recently accosted on the streets of Henpeck, Washington, by some unpleasant jerk who just didn’t like the way the poor monster looked. (Prejudice sucks! But luckily, justice was swiftly served! The man who committed … Continue reading

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“Wiggle Like You’re Broken” by Richard F. Yates

[Digital drawing made with the free “Paint” program that came with my laptop. 2019.] This is my emotional / visceral responce to all the music I listened to yesterday while I was prepping my “More Music, Please” playlist. Something about … Continue reading

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“More Music, Please” Playlist by Richard F. Yates

Howdy Folks, this is Richard F. Yates playing the “Selector,” once again, to bring YOU some classic and new, and not-so classic and not-so-new, tunes! I’m once again straddling many fences here, playing everything from disco to punk, and one … Continue reading

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