Archive for September, 2012

Giallo Fever!

September 24th, 2012 by chocko

It’s hard to believe that the Giallo genre has not received its own showcase in NYC, but it’s here now and 10 Italian thrillers from the late 60’s and 70’s are being screened until September 30 at the Anthology Film Archives (32 Second Ave, NYC). Malastrana Film Series and Anthology Film Archives have curated an […]

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Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival celebrations!

September 24th, 2012 by Mr. C

The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is one of the most festive & celebratory holidays in chinese culture sitting right behind the Lunar new year blastoffs! The Moon Festival is a time to reflect back upon the thankings for the summer’s harvest, the fullness of the moon, and to pay respects to the folklore of the goddess […]

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8th Annual Vendy Awards NYC

September 24th, 2012 by chocko

Last Saturday, perhaps the happiest event on the planet happened on Governor’s Island…people ate delicious food, lounged out and then street food vendors got recognized for excellence in their craft. Yes, The 8th Annual Vendy Awards went down in NYC, my caloric intake went up with each food sample and pandemonium broke loose along with […]

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Chinese Mirch Lion Dance at the Vendy Awards

September 18th, 2012 by Mr. C

The Chinese Mirch Food truck team stepped it up a gear or two at the Vendy Awards by serving delicious chinese food with indian spices as well as by hiring a troupe of traditional chinese lion dancers from the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Kung Fu School to mesmerize the crowd with some traditional drum […]

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2012 NYC Vendy Awards

September 17th, 2012 by Mr. C

(Pushcart Peddler on the Lower East Side of NYC in the late 1800’s – Photo courtesy of the NY Public Library digital gallery) From the same vibe, struggles, and DNA of the storied New York pushcart peddlers of the past have come a new generation of street food vendor warriors walking the path of entrepreneurship […]

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Adventures of an Autograph Hound Part III

September 14th, 2012 by chocko

One of Chocko’s hobbies is running around the Metropolitan area and collecting autographs at book and CD signings. First up…Blues legend, Buddy Guy at Bookends in Ridgewood, NJ. I brought some CDs along with his book When I Left Home for him to sign but his party pooper manager only allowed for books to be […]

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REEWIND: Joey Ramone’s Blitzkrieg Bash II

September 13th, 2012 by Mr. C

Chocko with a flashback update from the Joey Ramone Blitzkrieg Bash II show at Coney Island High on September 6, 1997. On the bill that night included The Fiendz, Motochronic, Blackfire, and Planet Chocko favorites – Joey & Dee Dee Ramone, Ronnie Spector, The Prissteens, and The Independents! We also included some neat scans of […]

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Fashion’s Night Out in NYC

September 7th, 2012 by chocko

Last night the freaky, stylish and flashy fashionista zombies of NYC roamed the streets showing off the latest trends while shopping and looking for free drinks and bargains. The Planet Chocko Crew put on their freshest gear (which is not really saying much) and took part in the gawking and cat-walking in the SoHo section […]

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food pron <~> porn

September 7th, 2012 by Mr. C

Just a few photos of some eats that we’ve enjoyed over the past few weeks or so…. The Mile End Sandwich shop is a Montreal inspired Jewish Deli in New York City. Mile End Sandwich 53 Bond Street NY, NY (NoHo) (The Ruth Wilensky – fried beef salami, mustard, onion roll – the roll was […]

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aerosol art in Hackensack

September 4th, 2012 by Mr. C

Some really neat aerosol typography in wild style and burner formats exists near the Planet Chocko experimental labs and we didn’t even know about it until recently. Thanks to one of New Jersey’s finest old skool graff writers – ZAR – from Paterson, NJ for pointing out the location to us. ZAR is a frequent […]

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