Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 5 October 2010
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Funny, isn’t it? That I could outlive something like free-form FM radio?
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 4 October 2010
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I said “Hi, your suitcase has my uncommon last name on it.” But I was actually thinking “Zzzzzzzzzzzz flibbert-snort garfnaggle brot flibbidy-hoo.”
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 29 September 2010
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In my day, the web was small. It wasn’t even a billion pages yet. You could surf the entire thing in under a hundred years. And it was a kinder, more homey place; you knew all your neighbors.
Posted in Things We Like on 9 September 2010
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To my mind, there’s only one way to embrace the waning sunlight of autumn: by watching spooky TV shows.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 24 August 2010
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When we moved to Sri Lanka, I was six years old and already the biggest “Star Wars” fan on my block. But something happened there that made me a lifelong collector.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 23 August 2010
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The shop was home to one of those carnival midway machines that would print any sequence of letters onto a souvenir coin. In essence, you were making your own money.
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!
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 6 August 2010
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Surely the origins of this carnival mainstay are perfectly innocent. Guess again. Grab the brass ring of these true merry-go-round facts!
Posted in Seattle on 29 July 2010
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If you have a major league jones for a ballgame but find your finances dipping below the Mendoza Line, consider a jaunt to check out the plucky Everett AquaSox.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 28 July 2010
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As I pored over the stack of photos from the 1980s, I realized that I’ve never been happy with the way I look in pictures … and that I used to dress like the world’s worst superhero.