Things We Like: Christmas Sweaters, The Sullivan Nod, and “The Mighty Thor”
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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?

The Story of Johnny Rotten, Part 2
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 23 November 2010
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He returns with a friend, a very short guy who is dressed and made up exactly like he is — a “Mini-Me” Johnny Rotten.

The Story of Johnny Rotten, Part 1
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 22 November 2010
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“Johnny Rotten — he and the rest of the Sex Pistols, they hate each other. Can’t be in the same room together. They share a stage for an hour a night and that’s it.”

Driving The Boss to Work
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 3 November 2010
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Bruce Springsteen broke the ice by slapping me on the shoulder and saying “Where to, young man?” I replied, “Climb on in and strap yourself down; we’re goin’ for a ride.”

The Night I Joined the Rolling Stones (Sales Team)
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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

In My Day, The Web Was…
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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.

The Ultimate Sales Letter
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 24 September 2010
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I have merged all the sales emails I have received in the last month into one super email which is guaranteed to sell your product. Use it wisely.

Tales of the Wallingford Beast, Part 1
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 17 September 2010
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Here at Archie McPhee we’re used to strange things happening, but these events defy explanation. Something is out there.

By Night Known as Mr. Clay
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 14 September 2010
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In 1990, I met comedian Andrew Dice Clay in Las Vegas. His reputation preceded him: People were saying he was a lousy tipper and an obnoxious jerk.

Let Me Sleep On It
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 27 July 2010
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I want a good night’s sleep. Not a drug-induced kind of sleep. Just a natural, quiet, uneventful type of slumber. But outside influences too often get between me and Mr. Sandman.