Archive for October, 2011

TYSON (1995) — friday night fights at the movies!

October 28th, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Uli Edel Stars: Michael Jai White, George C. Scott, Paul Winfield, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Tony Lo Bianco, James B. Sikking Genre: boxing docu-drama, based on a true story –Excerpts from the movie: “What do I think!?, I think he hits with bad intentions”. – Cus D’amato “God’damn kid hits like Joe Frazier”. – Teddy […]

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Zine and Mini-Comic Reviews

October 27th, 2011 by chocko

Xerography Debt #29 This is a zine chock full of zine reviews and is an excellent resource for checking out what’s out there in the zine world. It starts out with some informative editorials concerning the zine community and then there’s reviews galore with a plethora of info and contacts in case you see something […]

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Rolling Thunder (1977)

October 26th, 2011 by chocko

Director: John Flynn Starring: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes Genre: 70’s B-Movie This violent tale of revenge is hard to find. I found myself a bootleg copy at a local horror convention. Rolling Thunder has only been released on VHS in the United States and hasn’t seen the light of day until it […]

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CMJ in NYC

October 25th, 2011 by chocko

The CMJ Music Marathon came through NYC leaving music fans thirsting for more. It was a physically draining last couple of days and most of us are still suffering from the post-CMJ blues. Here’s a meager slice of what went down… Wild Flag, an all female band consisting of members of Sleater-Kinney, Helium and The […]

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Basil Gogos signing at NY Comic Con 2011

October 23rd, 2011 by Mr. C

Basil Gogos, one of Planet Chocko’s favorite illustrators who brought monsters and classic horror characters to life in the most frightening of ways, was in the house at NY Comic Con signing his book, Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos . Chocko and Mr C have been harassing Basil since the early 90’s at […]

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Superjail + EagleHeart : Adult Swim shows at NY Comic Con

October 23rd, 2011 by Mr. C

(All photos below by mr c) Upon the many cool new things that I discovered at NY Comic Con included a few shows on the adult swim programing block hosted by the cartoon network that I never knew about. Namely, the animated series from 2008, Superjail and the live action series, EagleHeart starring Chris Elliott […]

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more cosplay from NY Comic Con 2011

October 20th, 2011 by Mr. C

(all photos by mr c)

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DJ Z-Trip + Tom Morello at New York Comic Con kick-off concert 2011

October 19th, 2011 by Mr. C

(photos by mr c, vids by chocko & mr c) Tom Morello (Guitarist from Rage Against the Machine & AudioSlave) was the 1st act to perform on friday night at the IGN Theater. Unfortunately, we had ramen noodles dripping down our chins as we rushed from the port authority/hells kitchen area back to the Javitz […]

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New York Comic Con 2011

October 18th, 2011 by chocko

The New York Comic Con (October 13-16, 2011) at the Jacob Javits Center brought out fanboys, nerds, gamers and geeky girls from all walks of life to have some fun and celebrate comic books and pop culture. (photos by chocko)

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Corey Glover + Daniela Cotton played at Maxwell’s

October 13th, 2011 by Mr. C

The distinct vocals of Corey Glover (Living Colour) and Daniela Cotton blessed the stage at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ to a very modest crowd much to my surprise even for a party, hardy Tuesday in hobo-NJ where frats meet brat packs surrounded by finance rats. Daniela opened up the night with her hybrid blend of […]

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fatty arbuckle & buster keaton in “Coney Island” (1917)

October 10th, 2011 by Mr. C

Director: Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle Stars: Fatty Arbuckle, Buster Keaton, Al St. John Genre: Silent film, comedy Shot on location at Coney Island’s Luna Park, Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton starred in this comedy romp of slapstick proportions as the main character Fatty runs away from his wife on the coney isla beach only to create […]

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The Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror

October 10th, 2011 by chocko

Bongo Comics annual Treehouse of Horror issue recently hit the stands and it features special guest artists and writers who tell a spooky tale involving everybody’s favorite animated family. The first story of this triple threat of terror is titled “Rosferatu” and was done by Zander Cannon and Gene Ha. Comic book fans might recognize […]

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