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“ZERO! (A Tragic Tale of Tragedy…)” by Richard F. Yates

My first post on Steemit.com (an “introduceyourself” thing) went up on 3 Nov. 2018, and within an hour or so, it had accumulated enough upvotes to reach a staggering $1.00 payout. This was BY FAR the highest valued content I’d … Continue reading

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“THE GREAT WORK” (Put a Frame Around It!) by Richard F. Yates

[Photograph of the new collage I made for the back of my most recent notebook. The scraps came from the destroyed “Attendance Cards” created for the first gathering of The Novelty and Conversation Club—with a little bit of inky smarm … Continue reading

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“Is Steemit.com a Cult?” by Richard F. Yates

Is Steemit.com a cult??? I’ve read comments lately from some frustrated or disillusioned folks who have made this claim. Here’s my take on this supposition… I’ve done a fair amount of research on cults (especially ancient Mystery Cults,) secret societies, … Continue reading

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“Mission Statement” by Richard F. Yates

MISSION STATEMENT As The Primitive Entertainment Workshop nears its sixth birthday, it suddenly occurred to me that I’ve never written a proper “MISSION STATEMENT,” although, to be fair, I’ve written dozens of manifestos and rants that more or less defined … 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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“Lament” by Richard F. Yates

As an artist, I hate to have to think about money. It shouldn’t have anything to do with creating, with making stuff, but I live in a society in which art and writing and imagination are considered pointless, unless you … Continue reading

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