Archive for November, 2010

All City Street Art Block Party

November 28th, 2010 by chocko

Last week All City (the international street art app) and Factory Fresh (an art gallery located in Brooklyn) put together a slammin’ block party that went into the night. Graffiti and street artists such as Chris Stain, Gaia, Skewville, Imminent Disaster and members of UK’s Burning Candy crew were in attendance and painted on a […]

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OUTCAST at the NYC Horror Film Festival

November 27th, 2010 by Mr. C

I caught program 6 feature film: OUTCAST at the NYC Horror Film festival playing at the Tribeca Cinemas some weeks ago. It was the only movie that I tasted from the horror film fest, but it certainly did pack a punch! Up first as an appetizer before the main course were a bunch of entertaining […]

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King Con at Brooklyn’s Lyceum

November 22nd, 2010 by chocko

Earlier this month, Brooklyn Lyceum’s second annual King Con brought together comic and animation artists, writers and publishers for a fun weekend of exhibitions, panels, signings and workshops. The exhibition floor was filled with super friendly artists selling their latest books, original art, prints and comics. Legendary X-Men writer, Chris Claremont was in the building! […]

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THE BOXER FROM SHANTUNG (1972)

November 20th, 2010 by Mr. C

THE BOXER FROM SHANTUNG (1972) Director: Chang Cheh Shaw Brother Studios Actors: Chan Goon Tai, David Chiang The Boxer from Shantung aka Killer from Shantung was aired on WNEW’s Channel 5 in the NYC area originally on 7/31/1982 . It’s a classic early 1970’s basher style kung fu piece as opposed to clean riptide style […]

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WNEW Channel 5: DRIVE IN MOVIE (1981-1988)

November 19th, 2010 by Mr. C

Where were you in the mid 1980’s on a saturday afternoon at 3pm in the New York City area? I know that this young martian(me) had a reoccurring date with the tube on WNEW CHANNEL 5’s DRIVE IN MOVIE at 3pm every Saturday as some of you Gen X robots probably had as well! This […]

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zinester’s guide to NYC Release Party at Housing Works

November 16th, 2010 by chocko

The Zinester’s Guide To NYC Release Party was at Housing Works last Thursday and featured live readings by a bunch of contributors, live music and a mini zine fair. The place was packed with people sitting on the floors and stairs checking out zine writers read their contributions to the book published by Microcosm. The […]

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Suzanne Vega performing at Housing Works bookstore & cafe

November 15th, 2010 by Mr. C

Suzanne Vega played at the Housing Works bookstore and cafe in NYC on Sunday, November 14! It’s always a treat to watch her perform live especially in such an intimate setting like Housing Works! Suzanne has been contemporarily folking out in NYC since the 1980’s. She grew up in spanish harlem so lots of her […]

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Girl In A Coma played Best Buy Union Square NYC

November 14th, 2010 by chocko

Girl In A Coma are a band from San Antonio, Texas and consists of Jenn Alva (bass), Phanie Diaz (drums) and Nina Diaz (vocals and guitars). They have recorded 2 albums “Both Before I’m Gone” and “Trio B.C.” and have traveled the world opening up for bands such as Morrissey, Social Distortion and Tegan and […]

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Allison Weiss and Lauren Zettler at the Pumpkin Jam

November 12th, 2010 by chocko

A couple weeks ago, on a blustery Halloween day (seems so long ago) Allison Weiss and Lauren Zettler played their second annual Pumpkin Jam in Washington Square Park. They are two lovely and talented singer/songwriters who live in NYC. Allison was dressed as “Allison W.K.” complete with a bloody white t-shirt. ewwww! Lauren was dressed […]

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The Pee-Wee Herman Show in NYC

November 11th, 2010 by chocko

Pee-Wee Herman (Paul Reubens) is back and he’s brought along lots of his friends from the Playhouse. If you were a kid growing up in the 80’s (or a kid at heart) and remember watching “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” and waking up Saturday mornings for “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse,” then this show is for you. All the characters […]

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Chiller Theatre Convention 2010

November 10th, 2010 by Mr. C

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The 5 DEADLY VENOMS & 1 bad ass MOFO with a FRO

November 7th, 2010 by Mr. C

Just wanted to share some cool posters that I’ve been stashing away in that tube for quite some time. I finally got some frames to unearth these bad boys! I was smiling from one end of my ‘chi-neez’ jeri curls to the other end of my fu-manchu because I’m able to finally display this beautiful […]

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