My buddy Joe the Record Guy got another booth at the flea market
I took over his old place last May when he decided that he’d bought enough vinyl, but now he’s back and as usual, nothing is for sale. Be sure to stop by and sell him some old albums.
Quick look around Koogmo Books
Not sure why my fuckin’ iPhone won’t auto-focus. I’m getting tired of the annoying bullshit Apple continues to hoist upon their customers. Since I’ve upgraded to iOS 7.0.4, the audio is missing from every video I upload to Youtube. So fuck it. I think I’ve got another year left on this AT&T contract, but I […]
Flea Market Stories: Lisa the Clothier
Lisa has operated a booth at Vikon Flea Market since the early 1990’s. She specializes in designing and fitting dresses and gowns for beauty pageants and other formal occasions. When business is slow, she doesn’t bother opening her shop and will instead hang out at my booth or wander around the flea market socializing with […]
Flea Market Stories: Gary the Bookseller
Gary has been selling used books at Vikon Flea Market for nearly 25 years. My discovery of his shop is what drew me to the place nearly seven years ago. Bibliophiles could spend hours perusing the books lining the dusty bookshelves of his store, which boasts an eclectic and impressive collection of rare and hard-to-find […]
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 […]
flea market stories: date night
Guy came into the store overjoyed to see my box of porn stashed in the corner. “I haven’t seen this kind of stuff in twenty years!” he says wide-eyed and pawing through the Penthouse comics and old VHS tapes. He starts setting a few movies aside, then he remembers: “Oh, you know….I don’t have a […]