The Trailer House on the Borderland
(Formerly hosted at

Howdy and hola! Welcome to the cluttered detached home of
Richard Brandt at Magicon
"Hantavirus...well, no, reckon I ain't heard of that. I do have this little deermouse bite back here, though..."

yours truly, Richard Brandt, former film student, science fiction reader, fanzine publisher, jazz listener, blackjack player, and stamp collector, any of whose online obsessions might find their reflection on this site.

Take a number!
I am not a number! You, however, are #

Living as I do in the desert town of El Paso, Texas (literally across the river from Juarez, actually), I daily observe the intersection not only of two nations but of what seems sometimes almost an infinitude of cultures. Take off your hat and take in the scene for a spell.

Points of Interest

Hit Me Where I Live
It's the most valuable stamp in the world, or so they say...
You Must Play 21 to Be Here
I knew computers were good for something...Jazz!
Like, kooky, man.
Our Fabulous Urban Culture
Help stamp out Spam in our lifetime
A new face a day keeps monotony away

There's more of me at the Bushel.

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Photo and caption courtesy of Arlan K. Andrews (