Archive for September, 2011

Red Lanterns #1

September 29th, 2011 by chocko

You may have heard of Green Lantern and The Green Lantern Corps but The Red Lanterns are a group of aliens you don’t want to mess with. The first issue is a bit of an intro for the newbies. Atrocitus seeks revenge after The Guardians of the Universe, a group of immortal extraterrestrials who have […]

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Portland Jam

September 28th, 2011 by chocko

Chocko recently landed the spaceship in the North West corner of the United States finding himself in Portland, Oregon…a city with great coffee, fun shopping, yummy food, and friendly people that love to ride bikes. Here are some places that you should check out especially if you’re on a budget! (The White Stag Sign pictured […]

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The Weird World of Blowfly (2010)

September 24th, 2011 by chocko

Director: Jonathan Furmanski Starring: Clarence Reid as Blowfly, Tom Bowker, Otto Von Schrach Genre: music documentary The documentary, The Weird World of Blowfly is a wild ride with Clarence “Blowfly” Reid at the wheel. Back in the 60’s and 70’s, Clarence Reid was a well known writer and producer of many hit records from the […]

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GIRLFIGHT (2000) — friday night fights at the movies!

September 23rd, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Karyn Kusama Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Ray Santiago, Santiago Douglas, Jaime Tirelli, Genre: boxing drama This film is on my top 10 favorite boxing movies of all time. It offers a look at a raw, gritty, and unglamorous look at boxing under the covers without all of the hollywood bon bons. Girlfight is Michelle Rodriguez’s […]

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Hong Kong TVB’s reality show: KUNG FU STAR

September 21st, 2011 by Mr. C

A reality show/competition in Hong Kong to search for the next new Kung Fu movie star cropped up on the TVB Channel last month! The show’s name is roughly translated as “Kung Fu’s new star” or “Kung Fu Supernova”. I’ve only watched the first episode and it was pretty darn entertaining! Some old school judges […]

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True Legend (2010) screening at Museum of the Moving Image + Rock Steady Crew

September 19th, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Yuen Woo Ping Stars: Vincent Zhao, Zhou Xun, Jay Chou, Michelle Yeoh, Andy On, David Carradine, Gordon Liu, Cung Le Genre: Qing dynasty period piece, kung fu action True Legend was shown at the Museum of the Moving Image as part of the Fist and Sword programming hosted by Warrington Hudlin. Following the screening, […]

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5 POINTZ : street art in long island city,queens-nyc

September 18th, 2011 by Mr. C

Just a few pics from the mecca of graffiti in long island city on my queens romp today….I haven’t been to 5 pointz since the fall of 2010 but big foot chocko can be found lurking about more on the regular. Show your support and save 5 Pointz, y’all!

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STREETS OF GOLD (1986) — Friday night fights at the movies!

September 16th, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Joe Roth Stars: Wesley Snipes, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Adrian Pasdar Genre: Boxing, Drama Streets of Gold is one of my favorite boxing movies of all time. It’s obviously not a filmmaking masterpiece in any sense of the word, but I really enjoyed the gritty nature of the story along with the characters of the […]

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Anthrax played Best Buy Theater 09.12.11.

September 13th, 2011 by chocko

I walked up to the Best Buy Theater about an hour before doors, expecting to stand in a line for about an hour, but instead I was told there were extra wristbands for the Metal Masters Clinic 2 which was in progress on the very stage Anthrax was going to play on in about 2 […]

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REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT (1962) — friday night fights at the movies!

September 9th, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Ralph Nelson Stars: Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris Genre: boxing drama This movie had a heavy hitting hollywood cast and they would prove to not disappoint! The story revolves around an aging pro heavyweight boxer, Mountain Rivera (Anthony Quinn) and his supporting team in the ring: manager-Maish (Jackie Gleason) & trainer-Army […]

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John Doe played Sound Fix

September 8th, 2011 by chocko

John Doe played an intimate show to a few dozen people last night at a Brooklyn record store, Sound Fix Records. John is an original member of the legendary California punk band, X. You best get to steppin’ if you don’t own their first 2 albums…Los Angeles and Wild Gift. At least have those in […]

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street art nyc

September 8th, 2011 by chocko

Creepy on 145 Ludlow St. Nanook + Gaia collaboration on 145 Ludlow St. YOK on 145 Ludlow St. JR on Grand St. JR on Wooster St. photos by chocko

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