The Ambush at Sheridan Springs.
How Gary Gygax Lost Control of Dungeons & Dragons.
What happened next would rattle the witnesses, and to some it would offer not only evidence but proof of paranormal activity. According to Washington's original DCS report — an account corroborated by Walker, the nurse — the 9-year-old had a "weird grin" and walked backward up a wall to the ceiling. He then flipped over Campbell, landing on his feet. He never let go of his grandmother's hand.
Grantland demands a movie
be made of the IndyStar's 6000 word The Exorcisms of Latoya Ammons
Airing before the Saturday morning cartoons on Detroit's WDIV, Kidbits
(Optical illusions pt. 2
, pt. 3
) delivered snappy science from the Detroit Science Center, along with a handy venue for PSAs and goofy local ads. [more inside]
Fuck You: A Magazine of the Arts
was a literary magazine founded in 1962 by Ed Sanders, a poet later co-founded The Fugs
. Its credo was "I'll print anything", and Sanders produced thirteen issues on a mimeograph machine from 1962 to 1965. Issues included works by Tuli Kupferberg, Charles Olson, Peter Orlovsky, Philip Whalen, Allen Ginsberg, Frank O'Hara, Julian Beck, Herbert Huncke, Norman Mailer, Gary Snyder, Diane DiPrima, William S. Burroughs, Leroi Jones, Gregory Corso, Robert Creeley, Michael McClure, Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard, and Andy Warhol. - wikipedia.
With a helpful index
. [more inside]
Hard decision as to what link to provide, but
Gary Carter, the Hall of Fame catcher whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in postseason history, died Thursday. He was 57.
You'll be remembered, Kid.
Funny, apocalyptic cultural-mashup stories circulated as text files from the hoary days of the Internet's early-'90s adolescence: A Peanuts Halloween II: Electric Boogaloo1
and Apocalypse Now (Or in That General Time Area): A Different Twist on the Final Judgement of Mankind2
, both by Gary Achenbach (a/k/a Subgenius Rev. Gar Drastic)
; Day of the Barney3
and Son of Barney4
by Brian Bull; and Star Wars: the Purple Sith5
, by Ali Hadden. [more inside]
The Domestic Transformer:
sliding walls and yellow light, a local architect's solution to the problem of scant living-space in Hong Kong. [more inside]
Journalists at large.
With the mysterious murders/suicides
of Gary Webb
and Steve Kangas
, have underground reporters signed a death wish with their unconventional tongue? Webb's Dark Alliance
is hot material for those protest cheerleaders
but who is to blame?