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I've started a Telegram channel for my Babylon Tales writing. I'll use it kinda like an interactive email newsletter (comments enabled on Broadcast messages). Consider joining us in Telegram!

Remember to go outside and blast this at the heavens today with an 80s stereo and proper sunglasses. #eclipse2017...

Remember to go outside and blast this at the heavens today with an 80s stereo and proper sunglasses. #eclipse2017 #eclipse #solareclipse2017 https://youtu.be/lcOxhH8N3Bo

Let me get this straight... Confederates and Nazis protested taking down of Confederate statue and now these statues...

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Let me get this straight... Confederates and Nazis protested taking down of Confederate statue and now these statues are dropping like flies?

Nazis are stupid. Spread the word.

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Nazis are stupid. Spread the word.

Super Marios Bros 3 and purchasing video games in my household.

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Super Marios Bros 3 and purchasing video games in my household. My son asked me when Super Mario Bros. 3 came out, and I had to Bing it. The answer is October 23, 1988. And I was suddenly struck with the weirdness that I have specific memories of the release of Mario 3, and yet I was only five years old. That shows you how important it was to my five year old brain. The big thing I remember is it being a big deal for two reasons... 1) it was Mario and everybody loved Mario, plus it wasn't Mario 2, which was just weird. 2) it was really expensive for a video game at the time, and if you're parents weren't just basking in money sun waves or willing to lay down that kind of cash for a video game, you probably didn't get it. We didn't get it. But our parents had a pretty strict rule about video games, we had to buy our own games. They never bought us games. Not even for birthdays. So we had to save up our own money to get new games, or consoles for that matter. I don