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“Read a Damn Book List (with Chit Chat from Sept. 2017)” by Richard F. Yates

About seven months ago, I decided to start writing reviews of the various books that I read. Since 2013, I’ve been making Reading Lists, so that the people who read my stories or enjoy my art can see “where I … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 037a: Fear and Loathing (Revisited!)” by Shane Grove

[Read a Damn Book gets its first GUEST REVIEW, thanks to Northwest educator, Shane Grove! Hopefully, this will be the first of many guest reviews on RaDB, and interestingly, Mr. Grove decided for his initial review to tackle Hunter S. … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 035: The Great God Pan”

Howard Phillips Lovecraft, the high priest of horror, was born in 1890. In that same year, Welsh author, Arthur Machen, unleashed The Great God Pan upon the world, and this novella has since become a classic of the supernatural horror … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 034: Metropolis”

Osamu Tezuka – Metropolis (1949/2003) [Translated by Kumar Sivasubramanian] Osamu Tezuka is one of the most famous comics artists that Japan has ever produced, but I’m not real sure how well known he still is today. Some people may remember … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 029: Flaming Carrot’s Greatest Hits”

I had the great pleasure of meeting Bob Burden once, back in 1988 at Golden Apple Comics in L.A. My uncle and I drifted into the comic shop, late, for a Burden appearance, and we got there just in time … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 027: Swag – Rock Posters of the ‘90s”

Being born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, I actually came of age in the swampy breeding grounds of Grunge, although I was never really a fan of that STYLE of music, (it seemed more like metal than punk to … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book” List!

Greetings Primitives! As many of you have noticed, we started posting book reviews back in February of 2017. (“Where DO you get your ideas?” you may have wondered—we get them from BOOKS!) However, because we are such BUSY BEAVERS™ here … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 023: Please Kill Me – The Uncensored Oral History of Punk”

I was pretty late to the PUNK party, and in fact I’d never even heard the Sex Pistol’s Never Mind the Bollocks until I was a junior in high school (somewhere around 1988.) I was a skateboarder back then, mostly … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – Blog!” by Richard F. Yates

For those of you who enjoy the book reviews and reading lists that I’ve posted on this site, I’ve set up a new blog that is specifically and ONLY for the book reviews and reading lists! That’s right, you can … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 007: Doctor No”

For my Double-O-7th review, I felt I HAD to do something with Bond… James Bond… Ian Fleming – Doctor No (1958/1964) Doctor No is Ian Fleming’s sixth adventure thriller starring the ever popular agent with the license to kill, James … Continue reading

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