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Real Stuff: "The Strange Saga of Hoggie and the Blossoms"

"Like many other jocks in Moscow, Idaho, I did my drinking at Mort's Club." A true story from the 1970s. Originally published in Real Stuff #8, August 1992. Illustrated by Tony FitzgeraldRead the rest

Washington State's medical marijuana milieu is almost too good to be true

Pinch me! I must be dreaming. Illustrated by Michael ArnoldRead the rest

Real Stuff: "The Mouse, Man!"

The Brotherhood of Eternal Love once cooked up some Mickey Mouse blotter acid. The Disney bigwigs freaked. Originally published in Real Stuff #8, August 1992. Illustrated by J.R. WilliamsRead the rest

Real Stuff: "Yikes! I've Been Drafted!!"

"After I graduated from college in '68, it wasn't long before I received a letter from my draft board back in southern Idaho." Originally published in Real Stuff #7, June 1992. Illustrated by Donna Barr.Read the rest

Real Stuff: "Jump"

"One night I went to a party and got pretty loaded. When I got home I passed out on the couch." Originally published in Real Stuff #6, April 1992.Read the rest

Real Stuff: "Two in a Bed," Part 2

A NSFW comix noir tale from the fetid depths of Dennis P. Eichhorn's troubled soul, illustrated by Aline Kominsky-Crumb. Originally published in Real Stuff #6, April 1992. (Read Part 1)Read the rest

Real Stuff: "Them Changes"

"I've often wondered what made me such a violent teenager... But whatever the reason, by the time I was in my mid-teens I fancied myself a pretty tough customer." Originally published in Real Stuff #6, April 1992. Illustrated by Seth and Chester Brown.Read the rest

Real Stuff: "Dinner at Dale's"

"Dale and I weren't real close friends in high school, so I was a bit surprised one day when he invited me to dinner at his house." Illustrated by Julie Doucet. Originally published in Real Stuff #6, April 1992.Read the rest

Real Stuff: "Three in a Bed"

A NSFW comix noir tale from the fetid depths of Dennis P. Eichhorn's troubled soul, illustrated by Mary Fleener. Originally published in Real Stuff #5, February 1992.Read the rest

Real Stuff: "Was My Face Red"

"Krystal K. Keithly -- what a character! I met her in a bar in Seattle's Wallingford district." -- From Real Stuff #4 (Fantagraphics, November 1991). Read the rest

Real Stuff: "All Forked Up"

"About the time I turned 20, I was between schools, and found work at a pizza parlor in Boise. Fights were a nightly occurrence. To curtail damage, the owner hired big guys. I fit in perfectly" -- From Real Stuff #4 (Fantagraphics, November 1991). Read the rest

Real Stuff: "Our Thing"

"When I was a junior in high school, I suffered from a condition that troubles many teenagers: not much money and no way to get booze." -- From Real Stuff #4 (Fantagraphics, November 1991). Read the rest

Real Stuff: Death of a Junkie

"It was springtime in Seattle, and I was a newcomer. One afternoon I found myself at the Seattle Center, taking in the sights. I was standing at the base of the Space Needle, when I spotted a familiar face. It was Tim Gazaway, a casual acquaintance from my hometown of Boise, Idaho." -- From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991). Read the rest

Real Stuff: New Age Date

"I took Roberta to a small neighborhood bar on Queen Anne Hill. We weren't there for five minutes before three guys moved in on us." From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991). Read the rest

Real Stuff: The Hot Squat

"I was broke and in need of quick cash, so I took a job selling tickets and checking I.D. at the door of a nightclub. The first night, two good-looking babes caused a stir." From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991). [NSFW]Read the rest

Real Stuff: Bachelor Party

"The night before I got married I left my fiancee with her ex-boyfriend and drove to Spokane with my old pal Bill. We went to visit Boyd, who was just back from Alaska ,and proceeded to get loaded." From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991). [NSFW]Read the rest

Real Stuff: Swim Fin Job

"Fresh out of high school, I spent the summer of '64 hitch-hiking up and down the West Coast... Eventually I wound up broke and stranded in San Francisco, CA." From Real Stuff #3 (Fantagraphics, May 1991).Read the rest