audio: Randy, with porn and toys.
After the brief exchange with the woman who runs the dress shop next door to mine, I realized that perhaps I had made the reckless assumption that buying and selling porn was legal here in the state of Texas. I’d seen other flea market vendors selling similar items so figured it was OK. To ease […]
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flea market stories: The First Amendment, UFOs, and Poetry Recitals
I’m in my shop the other day talking about UFOs and reincarnation with one of my customers. He’s telling me how aliens are kidnapping humans and– First, let me back up…. It seems the latest issue of my newsletter, Koogmo #5, has created some controversy at the flea market. I’m summoned to the leasing office […]
The sanest guy at the flea market
The sanest person at the flea market is the old guy who practices black magic. I’ll call him Jim, and he’ll tell you he sells antiques, but his real business is casting spells and reversing curses for people who know where to find him. He also makes mojo bags. In the 50s and 60s he […]
Israel, guns, and schizophrenia
A guy was sitting in Dan’s store today, talking about Israel and gun control. We seem to get a lot of those types coming through the flea market — guys who are always willing to talk guns and Mideast politics. Usually white, probably conservative, and usually in their fifties or sixties. The guy says to […]
Pet snake at the Vikon Village Flea Market
Sara, my booth neighbor at the flea market, found a snake at a park. She plans to keep it as a pet.