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“Library Book Sale!” by Richard F. Yates

Everything you could stuff in a bag for TWO BUCKS! Got Dostoyevsky, Kierkegaard, Ibsen, Umberto Eco, Coleridge (illustrated by Gustave Dore!!!), and strangest of all, one of MY OWN SELF PUBLISHED BOOKS!?!? (Which was in the “Religion-Philosophy-Parapsychology” section???) And a … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 061: The Castle of Otranto”

Horace Walpole – The Castle of Otranto (1765/1901) The Castle of Otranto is a fun, melodramatic, “gothic” novel published in 1765. (Wikipedia says 1764, but Project Gutenberg puts the date at 1765, so I’m going with that.) The ebook version … Continue reading

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“Primitive Entertainment Support Team! (Be a P.E.S.T.!)” by Richard F. Yates

https://www.patreon.com/primitiveentertainment [If you don’t like long-winded discourse or weepy nostalgia, feel free to skip straight to the sections called “The ISSUE” and “The SOLUTION” for the meat of the matter… —RFY] Mission Statement: The Primitive Entertainment Workshop is a dedicated … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 021: The Woman in White”

For the last four decades or so, I’ve been a terrible sleeper. My poor wife, until my 40th birthday, had to deal with me, three or four times per week, failing to fall sleep, rolling over, and turning on a … Continue reading

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“Once Upon a Time in Henpeck” by Richard F. Yates

A long time ago (back in 2013), we put out a book, which contained the first 111 posts from The Primitive Entertainment Workshop. It’s a fancy book with full color pictures, and it costs a LOT, but it’s our book. … Continue reading

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“Jorge Luis Borges” by Richard F. Yates

—Richard F. Yates

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“Join the Spiral” by Josh Erdahl

Welcome! Friends, foes, et al. to the Solipsism Movement!!! Look around! Seek the Circle! We’re ALL Going Down! When words get you angy, when Army seems absurd, when there’s no pillar in your catepillar JOIN THE SPIRAL! All hail Solipsism! … Continue reading

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