NEW Flickr Set: KISS Collection (Highlights)

December 7, 2008 MGP 0

The complete Flickr set only constitutes a sampling of my KISS collection — chiefly, the items that were easiest to access. Some of the collection is in storage out-of-state, but these are certainly many of my favorite items. A few notes… The bubble gum card collection is the first series, as there were two. Even with all of the duplicates I have, I’m still missing one card to make the […]

Mark St. John (1956-2007)

April 17, 2007 MGP 0

(from, with my brief thoughts to follow…) NEW YORK (Billboard) — Former Kiss guitarist Mark St. John died Thursday (5 April) from an apparent brain hemorrhage. He was 51. Born Mark Norton in Hollywood, St. John was Kiss’ third official guitarist, having replaced Vinnie Vincent — the substitute for Ace Frehley — in 1984. By this point, Kiss had done away with its trademark makeup and costumes, but the […]

The Making Of A KISS Fan

November 25, 2006 MGP 0

New blog category! Break out the bubbly! For those random strangers who don’t know this about me, I am, without stinting, an ardent KISS fan. And I have the encyclopediac knowledge on the band and a nice collection of KISS stuff (much of which in storage) to back it up… a collection I had to slow down on after it got a little out of hand in the early-90s. I’m […]