The Business, Part 9: 1959 Essay

[Part 8 is here.] At the end of 1958, Glenn Lord was collecting, and seeking information on, Robert E. Howard’s published and unpublished material. He wrote the following to Oscar J. Friend on November 28, 1958: I wonder if you might sometime supply me with the titles of the Howard stories that you have, signifying […]

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The Creation of Pinoy Rock Essay

Of all the countries in the Asia and Oceania regions, the Philippines have had one of the most war-torn and bloody histories. After three hundred years of Spanish rule, and half a century in American rule one does not find the original Philippine culture but instead a new culture, with new customs, religions and music. […]

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Marketing is essential for sustainable business Essay

  ¨WHY MARKETING IS ESSENTIAL: The genesis of marketing evolutes from the invention  of  a particular product.  After all, why should a product be marketed? Simply, to meet the growing needs of a consumer, as the lifestyle changes from one end to the other.   Globally consumer needs are same excepting the variation in quality […]

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The Robert E. Howard Collection at Texas Tech University Essay

A Bibliography of Robert E. Howard Works in Texas Tech University’s Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library: Burke, R. (2006). Robert E. Howard in Cross Plains: A Guide for the Howard Fan. Rusty Burke. The Cross Plains Review. (1910). De Camp, L., Griffin, C., & Griffin, Jane Whittington. (1983). Dark Valley Destiny: The Life of Robert E. […]

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The Illustrators of REH: The Art of Michael L. Peters Essay

For nearly ten years Michael L. Peters’ fantastic artwork has graced the pages and covers of REH: Two-Gun Raconteur. From his very first appearance in 2006 through today, Michael’s work has been a fan favorite. As far as Michael’s background and experience goes, I’ll let him speak for himself with this blurb from his website: I’ve […]

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Evil eye: Powerful Energies Can Affect Our Lives Essay

In this day and age, humankind is surrounded by technological feats and wonders that continually evolve to suit modern needs. Technology and the price of progress have lead to the casting away of ancient beliefs and superstitions. Once, these beliefs and superstitions were strictly adhered upon to the point that both can limit a person’s […]

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The Barry Windsor-Smith Conan Archives, Vol.2 Essay

“The Frost Giant’s Daughter” was the first Conan story I read in comic book form.  Barry Smith’s work simply blew me away and he is still my favorite Conan comic artist.  He left the comic way too soon, but really outdid himself on “Red Nails” before he called it quits.  I don’t buy much in […]

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The Business, Part 11: mid-to-end 1961 Essay

[Part 10 is here.] Well before he had any ideas of publishing a fanzine of his own, Glenn Lord had been in contact with the editors/publishers of many amateur publications and presses. Those he was aware of, Glenn sent letters to, usually seeking to trade pulps, ’zines, or information; later, after the publication of Always […]

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‘Tis the Season Essay

The shopping frenzy of Black Thursdayfriday is over and Cyber Monday is here. I hope followers of this blog did the right thing and spent time with their families rather than partaking of the Thanksgiving Day shopping madness this year. I hope you sat in the warm comfort your home listening to an elderly family […]

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