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Quad-Cities’ Royce Eaks Named Lamp Enthusiast Of The Decade

May 12th, 2020

Sorry, Brick Tamblin. Second’s not so bad. However, despite Brick’s love of lamp, Royce Eaks has been deemed “Lamp Enthusiast Of The Decade” by the Facebook Lamp Enthusiasts Group for his amazing handcrafted lamps! According to Lamp Enthusiasts Group moderator Alan Vrombaut, Royce has even offered to donate one to help raise money for charity! And, speaking of charity, Lamp Enthusiast T-shirts are on sale now and all proceeds go to Family Resources. “Thank you all for your enthusiasm and love of lamp!!!” Vrombaut exclaims!!!! https://lampenthusiasts-2020.itemorder.com/sale  Read More

Some Films, Like ‘Animal House,’ Are Rites Of Passage

August 3rd, 2016
Sean Leary

Some tribes in Africa require a boy to battle a wild beast. Some natives of South American jungles have their adolescent males endure painful rites of strength and endurance. And some groups indigenous to North America believe a boy must make a hallucinogenic journey to find his spirit guide and commune with the otherworld. Here in modern America, there are a handful of important things a boy must accomplish before he can become a man. One in particular is a sacred obligation that will no doubt be one of the most useful skills he will obtain and utilize throughout his life. Of course, I’m... Read More