Archive for April, 2012

After Dark Films releasing 5 action movies – May 11th – remember the date!

April 28th, 2012 by Mr. C

After Dark Action/Films is releasing a whole host of high voltage martial arts-action movies on May 11th that is getting me all jazzed up! On top of this heavyweight list of destruction is DRAGON EYES starring Cung Le (I call him the kung fu kid), a mixed martial arts champion and chinese grappling stylist of […]

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1st annual Montclair Film Festival: May 1st – 6th!

April 27th, 2012 by Mr. C

Montclair, NJ – a town that is about 12 miles away from NYC has a very special place in my heart. I spent about 4, cough-cough OK, maybe 5 years of school there which at that time was known as Montclair State College located in nearby Upper Montclair. Downtown Montclair was always a cool – […]

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Hole Lotta Love! Hole reunited at Public Assembly

April 23rd, 2012 by chocko

The after-party for the movie Hit So Hard took place at Public Assembly in Brooklyn, NYC last week on the night of the 13th. We had no idea what to expect but the $5 admission with ticket stub sure was enough to get us to cross the river to Williamsburg, BK on a Friday night […]

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Hit So Hard: The Life & Near Death Story of Patty Schemel

April 22nd, 2012 by chocko

Last week, we saw the documentary titled, Hit So Hard which tells the story of Patty Schemel, the drummer of the infamous band, HOLE. It is a brutally honest and cautionary tale of Patty’s meteoric rise to “rockstar” fame while struggling with the demons of alcoholism and addiction. Most of the movie features behind-the-scenes video […]

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Alphabet City – “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” – photos

April 19th, 2012 by Mr. C

A weekday gander around alphabet city led me onto some new and old graff pieces including the mural on Gil Scott-Heron on 12th & Avenue C and the mocking of The Fancy buff over Pinterest which The Fancy commisioned the Tats Cru to paint. The Fancy piece can be found on 2nd street by Avenue […]

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cherry blossoms and graffiti in brick city – NJ

April 18th, 2012 by Mr. C

After our recent expedition to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden to take a peek at the cherry blossoms, I HAD to represent and pay homage to one of our nations largest collection of cherry blossom trees – a mere 4,300+ trees – I was told! And located where? Right in my homestate of NJ and only […]

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brooklyn botanical garden – photos

April 10th, 2012 by Mr. C

We spent a better part of Easter Sunday at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden to soak in some nature to offset the concrete slabs with the hopes to catch some cherry blossoms in bloom but I think we were just a few days too early. According to this really neat map offered online by Brooklyn Botanical […]

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NJ Graffiti Mural Causes Uproar

April 9th, 2012 by chocko

A Trayvon Martin (a teenager shot and killed in Sanford, Florida) tribute mural recently completed in Elmwood Park, New Jersey features a hooded figure and graffiti. The mysterious man depicted with the hoodie is actually a a self-portrait of local artist, Joe Iurato who has been painting faceless, hooded figures for quite some time now. […]

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Lower East Chinese Side + DUMBO Brooklyn – photos

April 9th, 2012 by Mr. C

You can take my idaho potatoes, oranges, and bean sprouts but you cannot have my cart! – Chatham Square, Chinatown who needs polo on horseback – fuggetaboutit!! – Sarah D Roosevelt Park DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bride Overpass) – Brooklyn (all photos by mr c)

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Adventures of an Autograph Hound

April 7th, 2012 by chocko

Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel and Melissa Auf der Maur made an appearance at Barnes & Noble in Union Square to promote Eric’s new book titled “Letters To Kurt” on the death anniversary of his friend, Kurt Cobain. Eric read some of his emotional letters, which actually read like ‘stream of consciousness’ poetry. His former Hole […]

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DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles played Highline Ballroom

April 2nd, 2012 by chocko

Last Monday DJ Premier and Freddie Foxxx (aka Bumpy Knuckles) tore the roof off Highline Ballroom in celebration Bumpy’s birthday and also the release of Kolexxxion, a new album featuring Foxxx on the microphone and Premier on the beats. The night started with DJ Technician from The Bronx spinning new and classic tracks. He announced […]

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