Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 14 October 2010
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We were told to suggest-sell the living hell out of the Rolling Stones’ new album. Inspired, I went to the magazine rack with a pair of scissors
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 8 October 2010
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It’s okay to have fun as long as we play it safe. These safety tips will ensure that your Halloween is all treat and no tricks!
Posted in Things We Like on 2 October 2010
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Have you talked to your kids in the past ten minutes? If not, there’s an excellent chance that they’re hanging out with hippies, starting a band, or running off to join the carnival.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 1 October 2010
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You would think that Archie McPhee would be happy to have some kind of cryptozoological creature co-existing in our space, but there have been problems.
Posted in One Million Watts on 22 September 2010
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“The Nightmare Before Christmas,” the stop-motion animated movie, is wonderful. “Haunted Mansion Holiday,” the Disneyland semi-attraction based on the movie, is the precise opposite.
Posted in Things We Like on 5 November 2009
Stats: 12,068 views and 2 Comments
Halloween is really only a beginning. In winter, the nights are longer, darker and colder — and mysterious footprints appear in enchanting blankets of snow.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 30 October 2009
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My father dresses me as Kaiser Wilhelm II. I have little say in this, as I am three at the time. My expression at least resembles the Kaiser’s when he finds out he’s lost the war.
Posted in Things We Like on 29 October 2009
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Over an insanely funky beat, good ol’ Charlie Brown throws down his paper bag full of stratum, elbows his way through his posse and steps up: “I gotta rock.” After this, no one will ever diss him again, not even Lucy.
Posted in Seattle on 28 October 2009
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For most people coming up with a single costume for Halloween is stressful, but imagine coming up with a whole week’s worth. That’s the challenge of working at the Archie McPhee store in Seattle.
Posted in One Million Watts on 27 October 2009
Stats: 4,333 views and 1 Comment
As I sit to write I shiver, my legs wobble, shake and quiver/So frightened, but must deliver an account of what occurred tonight/Oh! Things went altogether wrong, what began with a laughing throng…