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“Read a Damn Book – 116: Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him!”

Wostok & Grabowski – Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him! (1998) Daddy is so Far Away…We Must Find Him! is a cool book. It was released in 1998 by Slab-o-Concrete Publications and was created by Serbian comics creators, … Continue reading

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“Library Book Sale, Sept. 6th to the 8th!” by Richard F. Yates

Howdy folks! Just showing off my score from my trip to the Longview Public Library yesterday! (That’s Longview, Washington, USA—if you were wondering…) Most of these purchases were re-buys of books that I’ve lent out and never got back or … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 115: Role-Playing Mastery”

A few months ago, I started writing a role-playing game (because I thought it would be fun to have people not just READ my stories but PLAY them!) Then, a few weeks after I started work on the system, I … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 114: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns”

Frank Miller, Klaus Janson, and Lynn Varley – Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986 / 2002) It’s one of the most famous comic series of all time. Along with Watchmen, and characters like Punisher and Wolverine, The Dark Knight Returns … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 113: The Vampyre; A Tale”

John William Polidori – The Vampyre; A Tale (1819) Nearly 80 years before Bram Stoker published Dracula, John William Polidori gave us Lord Ruthven, a sallow, unpleasant aristocrat who fascinated the ladies and led nearly anyone who had anything to … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 112: The Declaration of Independence & The Constitution of the United States”

Pauline Maier and various old, dead dudes – The Declaration of Independence & The Constitution of the United States (1998/2008) Here’s a weird one. I’m reading a book with no vampires in it. No robots, no superheroes, no magicians, no … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 111: England’s Dreaming: Anarchy, Sex Pistols, Punk Rock, and Beyond”

Back in high school, I was a “new waver,” but most of my friends were “punks.” I had spiky, colored hair, wore thrift shop army jackets, and rode a skateboard (although never very well.) I LOOKED like most of my … Continue reading

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