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I have posted about Vincent Price before.  It is at this time of the year that Mr. Price’s incredible body of work seems to have its greatest impact.  That being said, I want to point out my favorite Vincent Price Characters and the movies in which he plays them.  Enjoy! […]

Veritable Vincent Video Varia


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I don’t remember ever being disappointed waking up on xmas morning. I look back now on those frosty mornings filled with toys with such great memories.  I thought it would be great to share some of the greatest presents I ever received.  Maybe some of these bring back great memories for you […]

Toys of Xmas Past


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Carving a pumpkin, wearing a costume, and collecting tasty candy are really the only things a child dreams about during the month of October. One of my absolute fondest memories of Halloween growing up was picking out my costume.   I was lucky enough to have been of trick or […]

Cooper Halloween Legacy



I think part of southern living is to love professional wrestling.  As a kid my mother was a huge fan of wrestling and often went out to matches and had a lot of pictures and autographs.  I wasn’t really into the sport but my brother was.  He and my nephews […]

Wrestling Geek


Let us talk about obsolescence. Yes, I know, I know.  There are hundreds, nay thousands of blog posts or online articles decrying all the things that have become unnecessary in our lifetimes.  I want to put my own spin on these things by making it about me.  These are things that […]

A Lesson in Obsolescence


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When I was a kid some of my best memories are of those rare occasions when we would get to go to a restaurant and grab some grub.  Not much has changed now that I am an adult cause I still love the grub.  It does however, make me pretty […]

Restaurants That I Can’t Eat at Anymore




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The holiday season is always a double edged sword for myself. I am sure I am not alone in what I am about to discuss, but at this time of year I sure feel like I am. No, this is not about my belief system, even though this time of […]

My Life Story, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying ...


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This will most assuredly be a controversial topic I am about to undertake. Some might say that its on par withtopics such as abortion, the death penalty, and gay rights, all topics of serious debate in todays torrid social climate. Others will say that this a non sequitur. I hope […]

The Smoke Out Cometh


     My name is Richard Jay Cooper. Everyone calls me by my middle name, Jay. I was born in 1973. I have lived in the great state of  Tennessee for most of my life. I am a Computer Tech, Web / Graphic designer,  Husband and Father of three. I live in […]

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