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Looking for a honk, wave or peace sign

? This week’s count of friendly responses was eighty-four in a half-hour, up from 62 for the last children’s vigil.

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Urban Camping while waiting for a movie.

Like with Camp Casey/CS, remember the legal hassles? A War Memorial that’s a protest of war isn’t actually a Memorial, sez the City and the College. Thus it was a code violation, having people dwelling on a spot that was … Continue reading

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Monday noon peace vigil

Also new banner: STOP THE BOMBING IN PAKISTAN, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ AND PALESTINE

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Peace not flowing like a river

COLORADO SPRINGS, MONDAYS AT NOON, Nevada and Dale.

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Change must mean peace

COLO. SPRINGS– Weekly noon vigil- keepers Peter and Warren braved the cold Monday at the corner of Nevada and Dale, to unveil a new banner: CHANGE MUST MEAN PEACE.

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Third Year of Nevada & Dale PEACE vigil

September’s 3RD FRIDAY IRAQ MORATORIUM is rescheduled/merged to this week’s MONDAY NOON VIGIL, where Colorado Springs’ most persistent antiwar loiterers will curse their THIRD YEAR. Please join us Monday at Noon, at Nevada Ave and Dale Street. –UPDATE 9/22: Camp … Continue reading

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Toons stencil history of iconic film stills

Can you identify the iconic images collected on these stencils? Larger views of each section are reproduced below. Answers at the bottom. A clue, the stills are in chronological order, going across starting at the lower left. Lune, Vampyres, Buster … Continue reading

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Monday noon antiwar vigil turns 150

COLORADO SPRINGS- What started at the corner of Nevada Ave and Dale Street as Camp Casey Cos in 2005, became a daily vigil for the CPT captives, then became the weekly vigil every Monday at noon. Larger wide angle shot

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Constantine’s Sword debuts on April 19

The Documentary CONSTANTINES SWORD includes 2006 interviews of CPT vigil keepers at Camp Casey Colorado Springs. Continue reading

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Radley bookends Toons and Bookman

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Eisenstein at the Colo Springs symphony

I’m really impressed that the Colorado Springs Philharmonic was able to attract a nearly full house for a screening of Sergei Eisenstein’s BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN, the 1925 Soviet revolutionary call to arms that became even too subversive for Stalin’s taste.   … Continue reading

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Bergman and Antonioni circa 1959

With the coincidental deaths of Michelangelo Antonioni and Ingmar Bergman, I was reminded of another synchronistic moment the two shared at the magical close of the 1950s. This nouvelle golden age of film rose amidst the literary milestones Naked Lunch, … Continue reading

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St Paddy’s green peace symbol t-shirts

Bright lime 100% cotton Beefy-Ts with white peace symbols printed on both front and back. Available in a lady’s cut too. Buy through Paypal for US$19.95 each postage paid. MEN’S Small LADIES Small Medium Medium Large Large X-Large X-Large 2X … Continue reading

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Karl Rove vs Heinrich Himmler: Get Ready to RRRRRRumble!

Power-behind-the-throne Rove is now under the microscope. His name is Front and Center in Three of the Big Four investigations before Congress this week. The other one is Walter Reed investigation, and the only link to that is his continual … Continue reading

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Dead, in concert, the King!

Strange title, grabs you. I get to that later on. What prompted me on this was a couple of days ago there was a statement from Steve Irwins widow, about the Death Tape being destroyed. There has been a lot … Continue reading

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World Trade Center vs. Silent Partner

WORLD TRADE CENTER, Oliver Stone’s sentimental take on 9/11 heroism comes out this summer. I have nothing against a story which describes the travails of two New York City cops and their families caught up in the World Trade Center … Continue reading

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Affluenza

Are you worried that your children might be suffering from Affluenza, a degenerative virus pervasive among the world’s affluent cultures? Many of America’s youth can easily grow up insulated from an understanding of the human condition. Here are some recommended … Continue reading

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Special effects masked King Kong’s erection

When I came across the headline MIRACULOUS SPECIAL EFFECTS MASK KING KONG’S MIGHTY MEMBER I thought, that explains a lot.   Hollywood convention: Innocent white maiden displayed for the taking against her will by large beast. Promotional posters for Peter … Continue reading

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Eric among Gazette Top Ten Innovators

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Dear Vivendi

On behalf of TOONS, a music and video store in Colorado Springs, I’m writing you to ask for your help to obtain the domain TOONS.COM, where many of our customers automatically presume to find us. Even friends try to email … Continue reading

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Bookman flooded

Guess what’s new at Bookman today? The entire back room has two inches of red mud on the floor and seeping up the boxes! The rear quarter of the main room is soaked and red with red rock. All the … Continue reading

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Toons is discovered by Business Journal

Here’s a very nice article about the unique film collection at TOONS. Reprinted from The Colorado Springs Business Journal: ‘Oasis’ for the offbeat By BOZENA WELBORNE, Editorial Intern Most people, when they think of Toons — if they’ve heard of … Continue reading

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