Tag Archives: nostalgia

“Did I Ever Tell You About The Time… (Memories & Nightmares)” by Richard F. Yates

Did I ever tell you about that time I kicked this girl (who I had a crush on) in the face? (True story.) I was trying to show off my kung-fu skills (which I got from watching kung-fu movies on … 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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“Music Question: Who Remembers Albums???” by Richard F. Yates

In our modern era of digital streaming, it seems like folks would rather pay for a service (like Pandora or Spotify or Apple Music) that gives them access to thousands of tunes (as long as they continue to pay the … Continue reading

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“Culture Club, The B-52’s, and Tom Bailey @ Theater of the Clouds, Portland, Oregon, USA” by Richard F. Yates

On Saturday, September 15th, 2018, Mariah “The Boss” and I, along with our good friends Peter and Chere “Rabid Chihuahua” Jones, headed south to catch Boy George and his cohorts in concert! We made sure to leave town early enough … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 096: Star Brand”

When I was about 14 years old, and Marvel Comics was about to turn 50, the folks at the Mighty Marvel Bullpen decided to REVOLUTIONIZE comics and start an entire “New Universe,” set not in some cartoony, fantasy world, but … Continue reading

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“Ten Cuts – 01” by Richard F. Yates

Howdy folks! For something different, and because I’m a huge music fan (not sure how often that comes across on the P.E.W.), I’ve decided to start a new feature: MUSIC DISCUSSION! (Well, more monologue than DISCUSSION, but let’s not quibble…) … Continue reading

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“Spyrograph” by Charlie Centipede

Spyrographs were eventually recalled when too many children inadvertently used the toy to draw powerful occult symbols, which opened dimensional gateways that allowed nameless beasts and cosmic horrors into our world. Once the manufacturer, Hazmatbro, realized this was happening, they … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 066: The Inhumans – Marvel Masterworks Volume 1”

When I was 8 or 9 years old, a guy moved in across the street from us, and he had a bunch of comic books that he would sell to the neighborhood kids for 25 cents a book. (Yes, I … Continue reading

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“Bigfoot (Part 3)” by Randy Long

[The adventure continues! I’ll post links to the first two parts (in case you missed them) at the end of this section. Without further ado, off we go to the magic lands of the Pacific Northwest!!! —RFY] The mid 1960s. … Continue reading

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“Bigfoot (Part 2)” by Randy Long

[Here is the second part of Randy Long’s epic “Bigfoot” story. If you haven’t read the first part yet, you can find it HERE… Now let’s get back to the adventure!!! —RFY] More about Kid Valley. I recall walking across … Continue reading

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