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Kamikaze Radio

From the recent archives of our WESU radio show, Joey DiCarlo from So Wizard Podcast drops by and talks nerd with The Jo(h)ns. From Baywatch Nights best episode to football fandom and all the way to a classic film that everyone on Earth has seen except for Joey, it’s an action packed hour. What does Read More

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The Great Game, Harvester 11 through 13, 596CY

Grewhawk

With the suspected evil gnome “Terry” dead, the group waited out the night to see if they’d be harassed further. Morton destroyed the remains of “Terry” by throwing them in one of the burning buildings. As night progressed, the fog receded and the party was able to rest relatively easy, working out a plan for Read More

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Shopping Suggestions

As the Xmas season gets ever near, I figured an offering of some of my favorite things that are easily obtained would be good filler for Thanksgiving week, from all across the board of esoterica covered on this page. I love games. Some of my favorites are old, out-of-print, long play scenarios that limit regular Read More

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Let Your Heart Grow Three Sizes

We aren’t all about the odd, sundry and entertainment at this page. For the coming cold weather, won’t you help out a friend of From the Hip and the forthcoming site, Libby Carrier with her annual drive to clothe the homeless? You might feel better than Fromthehipbot after a trip to Silicon Valley. Operation: Comfort.

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State of the Industry – October 2015

Comic sales have been in a slump for over a decade now, regardless of what irregular comic readers or fans of recent film adaptations might assume. It’s a rare feat to see more than a handful of titles hit a circulation mark of over 100k per month, when in times past those numbers would mean Read More

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Sir Jon’s Comic Book Review

Yang #8 Some months ago, I traded a handful of comics I’d had in my possession for far too long for a selection of old Charlton comics. Charlton comics have been a passion of mine since I was a kid, long before I knew that the company was based in my home state of Connecticut. Read More

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The Great Game, Harvester 9 through 11, 596CY

Grewhawk

The group of 15 left the city of Veluna, headed east towards the hills known as the Lorridges. Choosing to go directly into the hills, the group has an uneventful trek until the 10th, where they locate the first village. Investigations of the tiny settlement of gnome-sized homes have them finding the lone remaining villager, Read More

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Sites I Like

Roughly ten years ago, I was eliminating lots of excess in my reading. Magazines took the brunt of that elimination as they were unwieldy, expensive and in most cases, uneven on a month-to-month basis. Just as I was cutting great swaths through these and other insidious collectibles, I discovered a very specific publication from England Read More

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FTH Comics Corner: Superman: American Alien #1

Max Landis, writer of the found footage superhero film Chronicle, and son of Hollywood director John Landis, gives writing comics a go, and sets his sights on penning a good Superman story. This should be easy, as Supes has 75 plus years of history to mine from, and is one of the most recognized figures Read More

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Historical Note

As the resident Armchair Historian of this page, I find myself digging into old tomes, encyclopedias and websites that follow current archaeological investigations. Sometimes though, I discover historical items of interest through the strangest of means. In the most recent case, while watching an episode of the inane USA Network program WHITE COLLAR, I learned Read More

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The Great Game

To mix it up here at the FtH page, every Tuesday or Wednesday I’ll be posting recaps from the weekly role-playing game sessions that I run for a group of people typically every Monday night. This game has been a concurrently running series of adventures using the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons first edition rule set, Read More

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