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DOC NYC November 10-17, 2016

November 11th, 2016 by chocko

If you love movies, specifically documentaries and you happen to be in the NYC area, then drop what you’re doing and head downtown now and don’t make any other plans but to hunker down in a movie theater to soak it all in! The 7th Annual DOC NYC (America‚Äôs largest documentary festival) is in full […]

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Hong Kong photos

September 4th, 2016 by Mr. C

(Bruce Lee statue at Tsim Tsa Tui in Kowloon) —————————————————————————————————————– In 2007, I took a week long trip to Hong Kong to visit family and friends. I brought about 10 rolls of 120 medium format film (8 color/2 B&W) to capture shots with my Holga camera. Believe it or not, I just got the film […]

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Wizard World Comic Con 2016

August 25th, 2016 by chocko

After a few short stops on the Blue Line from O’Hare International Airport, Chocko and his sibling tag team partner Young Gunner, found themselves at Wizard World Comic Con Chicago. On a Saturday, probably their busiest day but easy to navigate compared to the huge beast of a Con out in San Diego and the […]

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Pearl Jam played Fenway Park

August 8th, 2016 by chocko

Pearl Jam at Fenway Park August 5, 2016 Pearl Jam are rounding the bases, nearly completing their 2016 tour but made a stop on Friday night at the home of the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park. The 3 hour show featured no opening act and a career spanning, 32 song set list that featured covers […]

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A Frolic Through the Parks, Parking Lots and Ruins of Paterson, NJ

March 31st, 2016 by chocko

Despite being in the news a couple months ago for violating safety violations and getting shut down, Paterson’s Art Factory, an art venue housed in a monstrous 19th century industrial complex, remains standing. Mr. C and Chocko rolled up to the parking lot and walked around on the cobblestones to take pics of the street […]

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Looking back at Riot Fest 2013

September 9th, 2015 by chocko

It’s a couple days away from Riot Fest 2015 in Chicago. Chocko’s all packed and ready to go and psyched to see a bunch of bands from different genres from punk rock, metal and hip hop. The first one I ever went to was in 2013 which was a multi-day, mind blowing mix of live […]

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A Look Back At Cosplay at Comic-Con International 2014

July 9th, 2015 by chocko

The San Diego Comic Con International is now in full swing. I’m not going there this year. I’ll be missing the Con for the first time since 1998. It’s been a good run, but it really has been a pain in the neck trying to get tickets and it’s very expensive and nearly impossible to […]

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DOC NYC November 13 – 20, 2014

November 13th, 2014 by chocko

If you love documentaries and live in the NYC area, then you are in the right place at the right time! The 5th Annual DOC NYC (America’s largest documentary festival) is in full effect starting November 13 to November 20. DOC NYC will feature over 150 film and events including panels, workshops and Q&A’s with […]

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Fear FestEvil After Party featured Exodus, Kirk Hammett of Metallica and Special Guests

August 3rd, 2014 by chocko

Exodus/Kirk Hammett and Rob Trujillo I was super lucky to be in San Diego last weekend for The Comic-Con because I got to go to Kirk Von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil After Party. The show started late at a downtown club on F Street called F6ix. The thrash metal band EXODUS started the evening dedicating their […]

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More Pics From San Diego Comic-Con 2013

July 22nd, 2014 by chocko

Bible thumpers vs. geeks Taimak from THE LAST DRAGON Oderus Urungus (left) RIP and Reggie Bannister (right) “The Hardest Working Man In Horror” ADULT SWIM Fun House! Enter if you dare. The filled to the gills exhibit floor…a lot of unhappy faces! Sean and Tara McPherson (left) and Azog (right) from THE HOBBIT Dolph Ziggler […]

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St Louis Record Store Crawl

March 20th, 2013 by chocko

VINTAGE VINYL (6610 Delmar) On a recent trip to St. Louis, MO to go hang out with Julie of Waves On The Sea at a Tegan and Sara show, Chocko made a short list of record stores to check out while in town. Before going to the concert at Pageant in a neighborhood known as […]

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Photos from New Mexico

January 16th, 2013 by Mr. C

just a few photos from our trip to Albuquerque & Santa Fe, New Mexico from last September. (Some metal sculptures & scraps that we ran into enroute to Taos) (St. Francis de Asis Church in Taos) (old historic motel signs that remain on old rt 66/central ave in Albuquerque) (a Kickin ass ranch!) (view from […]

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