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Sparks Shot Tower

The Sparks Shot Tower is a historic shot tower located at 129-131 Carpenter Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. According to the historic marker near the foot of this tower: First in the nation. Built 1808 by Thomas Sparks and John Bishop to make hunting shot. It symbolized … Continue reading

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The Post-Apocalypse on $5 a Day

As Halloween approaches, I continue to watch some of the bottom-of-the-barrel horror films that I used to watch on UHF television way back when. Movies like this were usually presented by a horror host and constantly interrupted by commercials for … Continue reading

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What I Miss About Comics…Joe Kubert

Sadly, last week marked the passing of a comics giant – Joe Kubert.

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What I Miss About Comics – Coffee, Tea or Me

Tucked away in an issue of Special Marvel Edition No. 5 is yet another career training ad. This one is for career training for jobs in the airline industry, and it seems to push the fringe benefits of free airline … Continue reading

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