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In the mid-eighties, snow-thrower manufacturing firm Toro, launched a promotion where purchasers of snow blower could refund a part of their purchase in the event that the next winter was characterized by modest snowfalls. The amount of money that was refunded was related to the amounts of snowfall thus putting… Read More
Carrie Nixon survived the 80’s or at least she thought she had. Struggling to get her life under control then was a difficult time for her. Fumbling through the 80’s with her college pals was far more extreme for her than most. Maintaining her sanity from the haunted past is… Read More
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the attempts of reformations to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 07, 2013

Reads: 380

Comments: 5

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A poem about sometimes wishing i grew up in the 1980s instead of now. Read More
This is the art of a highly regulated drabble... kind of. See it's funny! It was just a small something I did a while back, and hopefully might make someone smile. It is one hundred words! No more, no less. Read More
Congress has a bill to consider...But perhaps it shouldn't pass it. If you hate my writing, tell me. Write a comment longer than my story, if you want. If you love it, tell me--tell my why. Tell me what. I want to know. Thanks...enjoy! Read More
This is a short essay about one of the films that changed the way vampires were portrayed in the movies. This writing is basically the reason why I feel THE LOST BOYS (1987) is one of the best films. Read More
Finansielle rådgivere i Broker Forhandlere Mange virksomheder giver adgang til Corliss GROUP midler til deres finansielle rådgivere og kunder. For information om bestilling af materialer, kan du kontakte din virksomheds alternative investeringer afdeling på info@thecorlissgroup.com. Read More
Following her parent's death, a young girl works her way through an industrial city until she is old enough to join the military. Read More
In a flashback to the year 1985, 23-year old Brian Sarandon makes it as a wunderkind on Wall Street, Ethan has a crisis of conscience in college when abetting his girlfriend’s fetishes and Kimberly has detention with some people after school Read More

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This is a short article about the New Romantic era of pop culture in the 1980s within the British music scene. The article tells of the movements origins, the look, styles of music and its eventual decline. It could be argued that this particular era of pop culture, although short… Read More
Life for Zoe Trevena has been rather unfortunate. With the loss of her Father, her ill mother and now unemployment, nothing is left for her in Exeter. Taking on some advice however from her Mother allows her to return to her home county of Wiltshire after 6 years to embark… Read More
White Goods is a novel about loss and the search for the truth, set in the south of England at the beginning of the 1980’s, and told through the eyes of a deceptive eleven-year-old boy. Read More
Now I am in a good position. Both of us, my wife and me, are employees and earning well enough to live happily. However, we do not feel happy in the sense of that purity of happiness we had had in our old village. Anyway, along with these memories of… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 05, 2012

Reads: 533

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

Another of my old works from 1980 I wrote this after having this very dream. Or was it! Read More

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Facts about the 1980's Read More

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1980’s NY as two models friendship is tested when Nikki turns her abusive jealously towards Greta and Greta’s success. Read More

Tags: loss, friendship, hurt, york, 98

Poem / Poetry

May 24, 2011

Reads: 449

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Life isn't always what people imagine, and sometimes we find ourselves in the worst situations. People make mistakes and learn from them, but when your mistakes threaten to end you, you know it's time to walk away. Live to learn and learn to lie, but do not live to die… Read More
Grew up a nineties kid, attending college less than enthusiastically, longing for and living the 1980s through new wave, post-punk and my friends from the Breakfast Club. Read More
Daron’s Guitar Chronicles tells the story of Daron Moondog (real name withheld by request) from about the time he was eighteen onward. He arrives at RIMCon (Rhode Island Musical Conservatory) in the mid-1980s, desperate to leave behind a dysfunctional family in New Jersey’s suburbs and discover himself. It’s the advent… Read More
We follow a young girl on her journey as she falls into the punk/goth scene of the 1980s and where she ends up. Read More

Reads: 421

Comments: 11

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Another year of high school, another year of being nobody. Josh is a kid living in the slums of a broken planned suburban community, full of all sorts of white trash (skin-heads) which Josh hates. His only escape is through punk rock music, well that, and the thought he can… Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 16, 2009

Reads: 781

Comments: 1

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A town infested with little creatures. Carl Chisholmn was determined to rid them. But what is the real infestation? Read More
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