Tag Archives: mythology

“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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“Read a Damn Book – 136: The Sandman – The Doll’s House”

I’ve been a fan of mythology and monsters since I was a little kid. My grandma, when I was about six years old, bought me a couple volumes of The Little Golden Book Encyclopedia set, and luckily for me, “mythology” was one … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 131: The Eternals”

Now ‘o days, everyone knows about the “Ancient Aliens” supposition, the idea that aliens have been coming to Earth for centuries or even millennia and may have influenced the development of the human race. This idea has been popularized, in … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 123: Fifty-One Tales”

I’ve been reading a lot of comics lately (which isn’t a bad thing. I enjoy reading comics, and I’m very PRO doing what you enjoy—as long as you aren’t hurting anyone,) but I thought it was time to get back … Continue reading

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“Solar Sam” by Richard F. Yates

As far as solar deities go, Sam was a bit grouchy. (Maybe that fact that his crypto stocks were in the toilet was affecting his mood.) Regardless, he rose in the east, kept the night beasts at bay during the … Continue reading

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“Contemplating the Infinite…” by Richard F. Yates

The day after seeing Avengers: Infinity War… It was quite a film. (American cinema has finally caught up to 1980’s anime!) This movie was BIG in almost every sense. As a long-time comic book fan, it was thrilling watching my … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 080: The Sandman – Preludes & Nocturnes”

Back in 1990 or 1991, I picked up a stray issue of a book called The Sandman off a comic shop shelf. It was issue #18, and the book had this cool painting on the cover of a creepy cat … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 070: The Power of Myth”

In my senior year of high school (1989-1990), I took a World Literature class, first period, from an interesting teacher, a Vietnam vet who had a reputation for being unstable, but who I found very knowledgeable and entertaining. As part … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 058: An Occult Dictionary”

Howard V. Chambers – An Occult Dictionary (1966) For this entry, I cracked into an odd little book that I found a few years ago, which purports to cover “every accepted theory and idea connected to the vast and growing … Continue reading

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“Bigfoot (Part 5)” by Randy Long

[It’s time for some more Bigfoot action, as Randy and Linda explore the strange world that they found beyond a mysterious cave in the woods! Let’s get right to it! (Links to the previous chapters will be included at the … Continue reading

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