One Album Wonder : Rudi Vannelli

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One Album Wonder : Rudi Vannelli

Virtuoso guitarist Rudi Vannelli died in 1961 of a heart attack, five years after he released his one and only album on Verve Records, 11 tracks under the title Maestro…

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Arnie the Snake : Vintage Educational LPs

From the beginning of time, mankind has always tried to find ways to make kids less stupid, because when you really break it down, most kids are just a spindly…

Bootleg Batmen 2 : Play Arts Kai or Die

Welcome to comic nerd confessional blog #452 : I love when superheroes and villains get mashed together into brand new, ridiculous, probably stupid characters. Sure, there’s always some convoluted and…

Bootleg Nintendo : Coolbaby RS-20

It’s difficult to ignore the novelty of playing all of the dorky Nintendo games you grew up with on a pocket-sized, full-color device, and it’s something that Nintendo only kind…

The Importance of Rem Lezar

Back in 2006, I was writing for a website called Collectors Quest, a startup endeavor all about collecting. It had huge dreams, an awesome tenacity, and ultimately, a lack of…