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UPDATE: New Bangor Mall opening photos feat. Hulk, Captain America and Spider-Man

Last week I posted some photos of the October 1978 Bangor Mall opening that had originally been posted on Plaid Stallions. Featured were two amazing shots of Captain America and Hulk. Matt Lewis, who is originally submitted those photos, got in touch and let me know that he had more from that day (which include […]

Funtown Splashtown Meltdown

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Warning: As I am writing about Funtown/Splashtown, there is definitely some sassy [NSFW] language in here. I could see that she had a tattoo between her shoulder blades that I’m fairly positive was intended to conceptualize world peace, and that was the immediately evident irony. There, on her back was a baseball-sized, deep blue and […]

John Hodgman discusses Vacationland, Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show

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John Hodgman is a humorist, author and television personality known by many for his standup and appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Hodgman is also the host of Judge John Hodgman, a podcast in which he arbitrates conflicts large and small. He also vacations and lives part time in Brooklin, Maine. I recently […]

A suspected “swatting” incident took place in Standish. Wait. What is swatting?

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According to MPBN, a “swatting” incident likely took place in Standish over the weekend. In short, “swatting” is a prank in which law enforcement officers are summoned to what sounds like a dire emergency situation. In the Standish incident, someone had falsely reported that he had shot his girlfriend and taken some hostages. As a […]