Monthly Archives: July 2011

Reap As You Sew!

After making a half dozen baby quilts, I found myself with a nice amount of scraps in various shapes and sizes. I love the fabric, and I can’t bring myself to discard the scraps. I hang on to them figuring … Continue reading

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The G5 iMac is DEAD! Long Live the G5 iMac!

This is a followup to last week’s article where I performed an autopsy on a six-year-old iMac that had a number of ruptured capacitors. Like a low-rent Frankenstein movie, I ended up transplanting the brains from one computer into the … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics Stick-On Sophistication

Did you know that a more mature, sexier, more sophisticated you comes with its own adhesive?

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GIFfy Pop!

Tina tries her hand at an animated GIF file with several pictures of LRW from a few years back.

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No Deposit, No Return or Do You Mind If We Don’t Shake Hands?

Hi, gang! It’s Mrs. Crankipants here to present TALES FROM THE SUBWAY The subway can be a convenient way to get around, but every now and then you have to put up with some nonsense – trash, garbled announcements, late … Continue reading

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Bad Caps! Talking ‘Bout Bad Caps!

Recently I was given the task of hopefully resuscitating a 17″ G5 iMac that is roughly 6 years old, and, in classic fashion, was working just fine until something weird started to happen according to its user. The user is … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics Roman Legions for $1.98

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Incredibly Rare Photo of Mrs. Crankipants

Thanks to tireless investigative work, an incredibly candid and shocking photo of the perpetually camera-shy Mrs. Crankipants has been revealed!

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The Hell if Rhino! Monkey & Bird Continues!!!

Is Poetry in Motion a charging rhino? Hopefully not for the sake of Mickey the Monkey and Sylvia the Bird! Find out what happens as Monkey & Bird by Williams and Garceau continues TODAY at CO2 Comics! Head on over … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics Three Days That Won’t Go Away

Three days of peace, love and music. An eternity of crap celebrating it.

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From the Disco to the Outer Limits of Space!

It’s an ad from an old Creepy magazine which was a Warren publication. Warren also published Famous Monsters and Eerie which, like spinning racks of comic books in drug stores, are in the dustbin of history.

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Dawn of the Home Video Revolution…Kingdom of the Spiders

This one is for frequent visitor and commenter JT who mentioned this cinematic marvel in the comments section of my last Dawn of the Home Video Revolution post. As luck would have it, Kingdom of the Spiders is one of … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics – Harry Says

I couldn’t find a more pleasant way of earning money. -HARRY KEVORKIAN, Mich.

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You’ll Blow Your Fingers Off, Kid!

Uncle Herbert always did score the best fireworks when he headed down South to pick up cheap Pall Malls. Sadly, the last time he was down there, he tried to pick up a whole truck full of Pall Malls. It’s … Continue reading

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