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Parking Ticket Letter from Terry

Parking Ticket Letter from Terry

January 10, 1994 Dear Steve, Sorry about the bounced check.  I just wanted to drop you a note, however, to say that $34.00 seems a bit steep for a bounced check. I’m also getting a little sick of the current administration’s use of parking as a source of revenue. I...
Omni – Flipper, Washed Up

Omni – Flipper, Washed Up

Download scan of original column. Omni, February, 1989 Flipper, Washed Up Last Word Column by Terry Runté “Flipper became a joke in the Hollywood community, reduced to pathetic appearances on The Merv Griffin Show, where he performed tricks from his earlier days as a...
Today’s Chicago Womanizer

Today’s Chicago Womanizer

View & Download the PDF… (download the print version) In spring of 1987, Terry served as the Editor in Chief of Today’s Chicago Womanizer — an April Fool’s Day parody of Today’s Chicago Woman, where he was a regular contributor. It is just as puerile and...
Omni – The Immortal Bud Carter

Omni – The Immortal Bud Carter

Download scan of original column. Omni, October, 1986 The Immortal Bud Carter Last Word Column by Terry Runté “I want to do all the old-people things I see on TV. I want to be set in my ways. I want to repeat myself a lot. Old age is wasted on the elderly.” The...
Omni – The Wrong Stuff

Omni – The Wrong Stuff

Download scan of original column. Omni, September, 1986 The Wrong Stuff Last Word Column by Terry Runté “He possesses that elusive, nameless substance that no one talks about, thinks about, or even thinks about talking about. He has a major helping of the wrong...