Endnotes and Digressions:
1. Grey-tones for this installment by Chad Essley.
2. For those readers who didn't grow up in Portland, OR in the 1970s, here are a handful of explanatory links:
a. Ramblin' Rod: Willamette Week obituary and Wikipedia entryb. Bill Walton: NBA biography and Wikipedia entryc. Blazers Coach Jack Ramsay: Wikipedia entryd. Organ Grinder Pizza: Puget Sound Pipeline entry and "Pizza Pete and the Restaurant of Doom"e. "Kite Man": Discussed here and here (please note that I apparently flubbed the gender of the kid who says "I like frogs!")f. The "Expose Yourself to Art" photograph: Photographic Image Gallery remembrance g. The Bigfoot "Patterson film": A detailed description from 1996 and a Wikipedia entry that touches on an apparent confession of the hoaxh. The Taurean monster (a.k.a. the giant caveman alien) from "The Galileo Seven": Discussed here, here and herei. "In Search of ...": TV.com episode guidej. D.B. Cooper: Wikipedia entry and a discussion of the case at Outside Onlinek. The exploding whale and Paul Linnman: Official KATU.com description (with video!) and Wikipedia entryl. "Bumpity": The Bumpity Page and the "Bumpity Returns" website, where you can purchase a documentary on the history of this children's-show character (much, much more on Bumpity next week)
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