Archive for February, 2012

Modus Operandi

February 29th, 2012 by chocko

Director: Frankie Latina Starring: Randy Russell, Mark Borchardt and Danny Trejo Genre: 70’s B-Movie, Exploitation Throwback This film is by the young director Frankie Latina who clearly loves cinema especially grindhouse movies, blaxploitation films and Italian giallo. The movie has a lo-fi look, was shot on Super 8 mm and switches frequently from color to […]

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Sara D Roosevelt Park

February 21st, 2012 by Mr. C

Sara D. Roosevelt park provides a green oasis in the urban trenches of lower manhattan that stretches from east Houston to Canal street bordered between Chrystie & Forsyth on the lower east side all the way down to chinatown. On a nice early sunday morning stroll in this park, you will bear witness to dragons […]

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Screaming Females played at Long In The Tooth (Philadelphia)

February 18th, 2012 by chocko

Last Wednesday, Screaming Females made a stop in Philadelphia on their recent mini-tour of record stores. This time around they played at a record store by the name of Long In The Tooth. The place was packed by the time the show began. Local pop punk trio Dry Feet opened up and kicked a few […]

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Screaming Females played Generation Records

February 15th, 2012 by chocko

Screaming Females from New Jersey stopped by Generation Records in New York City for their first date on a mini tour of records stores and one lone book store. Fans packed the basement and the band played some old stuff that got the kids dancing and new songs from their upcoming fifth album Ugly. The […]

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The Vivian Girls played Gansevoort Plaza

February 13th, 2012 by chocko

The Vivian Girls played a free show last Friday night at Gansevoort Plaza located in NYC’s hip and swanky Meatpacking District. Fashion Week was in full swing and the ladies were decked out in Kate Spade dresses looking quite lovely and fancy. The show was the first night of the Florence Broadhurst Pop-Up Shop Tour […]

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Veronica Falls played Music Hall of Williamsburg

February 13th, 2012 by Mr. C

(L-Marion Herbain(bass):R-Roxanne Clifford(vocals/guitar) at the merch table after the show.) Veronica Falls played at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn last thursday. We discovered this band a little over a month ago and now, I can’t stop playing their self entitled debut album on my 50 mile spaceship commute to work. Veronica Falls, formed […]

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Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1974)

February 10th, 2012 by chocko

Director: Bo A. Vibenus Starring: Christina Lindberg and Heinz Hopf Genre: 70’s B-Movie, Exploitation This Swedish movie features a young woman’s twisted tale of ultimate revenge chock full of graphic violence, nudity and some hardcore sex scenes thrown in for good measure. Thriller was originally banned in Sweden. The U.S. release under the name, They […]

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STAR & DAGGER signing at Forbidden Planet

February 9th, 2012 by chocko

From left to right…Donna She Wolf (Cycle Sluts From Hell), Von Hesseling and Sean Yseult (White Zombie) form the killer blues metal combo STAR & DAGGER along with drummer Dustin Crops. These ladies are no joke! I used to see Donna perform in her band She-Wolves back in the day at CBGB and I do […]

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celebrating chinese new year at PEARL RIVER MART

February 6th, 2012 by Mr. C

(all pics & video by mr c) The Wan Chi Ming – Hung Gar Kung Fu School were called upon once again to help celebrate chinese new year outside the storefront of Pearl River Mart by performing a traditional southern lion dance on jongs (poles-stilts) and another lion dance routine that showed the side-effects of […]

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new york hospitality

February 2nd, 2012 by Mr. C

Upon frolicking in the streets of the east village & lower east side, we sometimes get greeted by this at the crosswalk as mondocurry recently witnessed on suffolk street…..fuggettaboutit! (photo taken on 1st avenue & 3rd street)

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t-mobile advertisement on canal street-chinatown,nyc

February 2nd, 2012 by Mr. C

T-Mobile, I think you’re tootin’ your horn just a little bit! Your data speeds could never match the bootleg process on Canal Street! Suffice to say that this ad was taken down just as quick as NYPD can make a donut run to the Donut Pub on 14th street. ~june 2011~ Photo by Christina from […]

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The 10th Annual New York Korean Film Festival at BAM Rose Cinema – Brooklyn

February 1st, 2012 by Mr. C

VIA the KOREA SOCIETY The Korea Society presents the 10th New York Korean Film Festival with new releases showcasing the popular and prolific in Korean film. In cooperation with partners BAM CinĂ©matek and CJ Entertainment, this 10th festival features blockbusters, cutting-edge action, drama, and comedy at BAM Rose Cinema. ———————————————————————– Friday, February 24 – Sunday, […]

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