Things We Like: Christmas Sweaters, The Sullivan Nod, and “The Mighty Thor”
Posted in Things We Like on 11 December 2010
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The subliminal suggested-sell, the hammer of the gods, and the Christmas sweater — which one do you fear the most?

What Have They Done to Bookstores?
Posted in One Million Watts on 7 December 2010
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I don’t need to tell you why bookstores are disappearing. Truthfully, the economics of it don’t interest me as much as where the introverts are supposed to go without them.

Things We Like: Monkey Goggles Halloween Klassics!
Posted in Things We Like on 16 October 2010
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In honor of what may very well be our second-favorite holiday ever, the undead editors of this publication present these kreepy Halloween klassics from the Monkey Goggles vaults!

Memoirs of a Bay Area Bad Kid
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 7 October 2010
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My hometown doesn’t want me back. Perhaps that’s just as well, because it’s hardly the same place I terrorized as a teenager.

A Dozen Reasons to Give Money to the Library
Posted in Seattle on 23 September 2010
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Seattle Public Library is always in need of operating and procurement funds, but rarely more than now. Use of the libraries is way up, and capital is way, way down.

Looking Forward to a “Pilgrim’s” Progress
Posted in One Million Watts on 25 August 2010
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That star that has risen in the West signifies the birth of a new cult film. “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” is just 10 years away from being everyone’s favorite movie.

Things We Like: Comically Vintage, “Bedazzled,” and Monkey Goggles Klassics!
Posted in Things We Like on 7 August 2010
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Panels from dubious comic books, Peter Cook as the Devil — and vintage goodies from the Monkey Goggles vaults!

Geek Fire (with discussion questions)
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 12 July 2010
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“Everyone starts out as a Nerd, usually in junior high, and either progresses through Dorkdom in high school towards Geekdom or alas remains trapped as a Nerd well into adulthood.”

How to Form Your Own Super Team
Posted in One Million Watts on 7 July 2010
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The group walk towards the camera in slow motion, their long coats billowing behind them. Oh yeah, baby, it’s good to be on the Super Team.

Things We Like: “El Vampiro,” “Almost Silent” and “P.O.O.P.T.”
Posted in Things We Like on 25 June 2010
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“Twilight” has nada on this classic Mexican vampire film. Also this week: Comic books as silent film, and catching some winks on the subway.