Man’s Idiot Marks: Walt Jaschek’s 1980 “Litter Letter” About Forest Park

Happy Earth Day from Forest Park in St. Louis. Today the park is a jewel – Randy and I walked 8 miles of it Saturday…

A Brief Tribute to Stan Lee and a Story About my “No-Prize.”

In 7th grade, I wrote a gushing fan letter to Stan Lee. The letter was subsequently published in its entirety in Captain America #107, November,…

My letter to the editor in Daredevil #69 (1970)

October, 1970. I open Daredevil #69, Marvel Comics. I flip to the letters column. And there I am, in all my 9th-grade fanboy glory. That’s…

My Letter in TV Guide, May 9-15, 1987

NO TALKING AT THE PICTURES! Yeah, okay, I’ll buy James Morrow’s premise that people should watch TV “noisily and together,” [The Best Way to Watch…

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