Artist, writer, editor, instigator---old and broken. Thinks he's funny, but his kids assure him that he is not.
Longview, Washington, U.S.A.
November 3, 2018
"Writing as Meditation" by Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)
Hey folks... It morning in the Pacific Northwest, and I'm babysitting the grandkid in a few minutes. Decided to do a little freewrite and let my mind wander for a bit before the hurricane arrives! (She's
"Pop Culture Torched and Twisted! Ha!" by Richard O. and Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)
First up this time is a FANTASTIC poetic adventure from Mr. O based on a silly ghostie that I drew a few days ago... “Mr. Carmichael!” The gang rolled out, to the castle on the moor. Four of them and a
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"Impossible to Produce Zine 01" by Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)
Here's the funny thing... I AM a confirmed liar, no doubt. In THIS PARTICULAR case, however, I think I was just being hyperbolic. The strange, one page, 30 inch x 30 inch collage zine that I've created
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"Collabs and Creative Outpourings" by Mr. O & Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)
Mr. O has sent this dispatch to the Primitive Bunker! Enjoy the shenanigans!!! [My digital drawing was the inspiration for Mr. O's poetic romp!] "Branch Manager" The small Koothus were terrified,
SPIRAL ABSTRACTION (original art)
Hello to all! And welcome to my HIVE space. Today i have to present to you another creation, this time i found the... SPIRAL ABSTRACTION Original - Hand drawing (15x9.5), HB pencil over Canson notebook.
“Museum of Postcard Art – June 2021 Update!” by Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)
Hey folks! Does anyone remember The Museum of Postcard Art??? I still have that thing going on! (Luckily, it’s non-perishable, so it doesn’t spoil if I don’t touch it for months at a time.) The photo above
“Punktronic Disco Dirge – Ep. 38!” NEW EPISODE!!! (Selected by Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool))
▶️ Watch on 3Speak Summer has begun, which means it’s too hot for me to go outside or sleep… (My family wants to drag me to Las Vegas…in AUGUST… I get wilty when the temperature hits 80 degrees F, so how
"Tiring Day...But Still Kickin'!" by Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)
[Ink on notebook page---incorporating printed elements from the notebook page---and digital embellishments.] I was sitting on the couch a few minutes ago reading a book, and my wife (who was ready for
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"Ink Leaks from Head" by Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)
In line in my car at the pharmacy. Gotta pick up my pills... To help pass the time, I thought I'd post some (but not all) of my recent ARTZ... (Maybe, to end this post, I'll give you POETRY FANS a new
COMIC BOOKS fan/pro
“Reviews! (Stuff I’ve Been Reading Lately…)” by Richard F. Yates (Holy Fool)
If you follow along with the bouncing Fool, you’ll have noticed that I (from time to time) do little reviews of the INPUT that I’ve absorbed in the recent past… Here are MORE of these little mini-reviews!