Vintage Phoenix – Bloomington, IN

This is the storefront you are looking for

Not every Friendly Local Shop is located in Central Indiana. There are great shops all around the state, that I just don’t have a chance to hit due to gas prices, and time. However, when I’m given the opportunity to travel to a different city, you can bet your sweet bippy I’m going to keep […]

On Exclusivity


As a lover of animation growing up in rural(ish) Indiana in the late eighties slash early nineties, there weren’t a lot of options at my disposal. The usual Saturday Morning Cartoons™ on the WB (which I’ve now been informed is the CW? WTF? Ok, whatever) led way to Looney Toons and Merry Melodies reruns, which […]

Wednesday Comics – May 20, 2015

052015 blog illustration

I’m a big proponent of just diving into comics. Find the most recent #1, or the start of an arc, and just fling yourself into it. It’s what I recommend to everyone. But it’s a “do as I say, not as I do” sort of recommendation. Because it’s not what I do.  Not remotely. I […]