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“Read a Damn Book – 146: Show Your Work!”

Show Your Work! is by Austin Kleon, and this is one of the books I picked up when I was in Astoria, Oregon, a few weeks ago. (I’m sure you read THAT adventure, right?) Anyway, I read Kleon’s other book, Steal Like an … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 145: The Avengers – Marvel Masterworks Volume 1”

Considering Avengers – End Game has recently become one of the biggest grossing films of all time, it seemed appropriate to go back and look at where the mega-franchise all began. It probably won’t come as much of a surprise, but these … Continue reading

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“Crawling from the Page…” by Richard F. Yates

[Ink on notebook page with digital embellishments and color. 2019.] Snake’s got a bit of a shiner. I wonder what he gets up to when he’s not hanging about in one of my drawings. It’s undoubtedly unsavory, whatever it is—but … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 144: Rip It Up and Start Again”

Let’s get the suspense element out of the way: I LOVE THIS BOOK! I first discovered it maybe 10 or 12 years ago, and I have now read the dang thing three times. And each read-through has provided me with … 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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“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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“Astoria – Day One Haul” by Richard F. Yates

Three and a half hours sleep isn’t much, but it was enough. It got us to Astoria—and despite my prediction, I never did fall asleep in the car! (For those who have no idea what I’m talking about, look for … Continue reading

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