Category Archives: Culture

Diary Of A Teenage Girl

We went to see the movie adaptation of Phoebe Gloeckner’s graphic autobio, Diary of a Teenage Girl today. It’s a wonderful film, although it may be a bit too revealing for some. Phoebe grew up in San Francisco in the … Continue reading

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Jack Kirby

Back in the waning days of 1963, I was looking over the comics selection at Williams’ Stationary in Grass Valley. I hadn’t been keeping up with comic books much, the DC brand was too juvenile for my 12 year old … Continue reading

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Word

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Up In The Sky!…It’s A Bird!…It’s A Plane!…It’s A….?

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Past Lives Matter

With the current feeding frenzy over the legacy of the confederate flag, it occurred to me that Nevada County has its own problem with the symbols of our history. The gold miner that proudly adorns our county seal is a … Continue reading

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1999

Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999…That’s the year I made these predictions. I got a few things right. Privacy has been flushed down the low volume toilet. The only typewriters left are in museums along with pay phones in … Continue reading

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A Classic Cartoon

This cartoon by the late B. Kliban is a favorite of many professional inkslingers. Wonder why that is?…

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Local Thespian’s Final Curtain Call

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You Can’t See The Forrest For The Hair

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A Night To Remember

There are certain events in life that radically change everything. A birth, a death, an illness, and sometimes an accomplishment that moves you another rung up the ladder of success. Such an event occurred in my life in the early … Continue reading

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