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Killer Tomatoes (Tales from the Toilet)

A well-worn path led down the hill to the toilet located far enough to cut the odor and avoid contamination of our well.  Mama was vigilant about sanitation and shoveled lime into the pit to aid decomposition and screened the open back to foil her chickens who considered the flies and maggots a tempting buffet.  502 more words

Humor

The Quasi-Kidnapping of Kitty Von Kat: page 9

Who is that mysterious narrator?  We have no idea.

Find the entire story to date right here.

Ben Frost

E Burnside Street, 1934

E Burnside Street at 8th Avenue is looking west. The view from this location today is very similar to the one we see in this 1934 photograph. 23 more words

Portland

Two Alone; Review by Robin Franson Pruter


Originally released 26 January 1934
Written by Josephine Lovett and Joseph Moncure March
Directed by Elliott Nugent

Starring Jean Parker, Tom Brown, Arthur Byron, Beulah Bondi, and Zasu Pitts… 755 more words

Teen Movies

Miss Helen

MISS HELEN

For the last 2 weeks I have had phone calls & emails from ww followers telling me about the ‘new’ classic launch that just appeared at OBC. 368 more words

Launches

The Untouchables: A Gangster Movie You Can't Refuse

Cinema Chick’s first TBT post throws it back to the days when Kevin Costner was good-looking and when not every action movie had to have a sassy black-leather-clad supporting female role. 413 more words

Action/Adventure

The Vagabond Child

The Vagabond child

hops a train,

bound for Solace,

the shining place,

where hope and dreams

are what they seem

in color,

one to a page, 159 more words

Poetry