Archive for October, 2012

Treehouse of HORROR #18

October 31st, 2012 by chocko

It’s that time of year again for Bongo Comics issue of twisted terror featuring The Simpsons! The first story of this “48-page chill-tacular” is titled “Eerie Beery” and features everybody’s favorite animated family going on a vacation, taking a wrong turn and ending up in a dark cabin where Homer awakens evil spirits that turn […]

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CHILLER THEATRE EXPO – an appetizer ode to Halloween!

October 29th, 2012 by Mr. C

(All photos by Mr. C except for Sheraton Hotel & “It’s Chiller Time!”.) (Chiller Theatre Expo was moved to the Sheraton Parsippany this year. We loved the medieval architecture of the hotel!) (We thought the event was a pretty big success even though the NY Jets lost again that weekend!) But before we begin this […]

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Regressives + Cigarette Crossfire + Zoobombs played ABC No Rio

October 26th, 2012 by chocko

Regressives (featuring Joe, Brendan and Aron formerly of Stockyard Stoics and Early Gates of The Ray Gradys on drums), headlined a last minute show at ABC No Rio last Friday night. The band teased the small, intimate crowd with a snippet of a Stockyard Stoics (“City Lights”) song during soundcheck, but the set was dedicated […]

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The Zen of Bennett

October 25th, 2012 by Mr. C

(Tony Bennett at IFC Theater on 10/24/12 to introduce the film – photo by mr c) The documentary, The Zen of Bennett takes us on a behind the scenes look at Tony Bennett and what makes this legend tick even up to his gingerly age of 85 years young. From the onset of the film, […]

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Marco Polo Festival in Little Italy/Chinatown New York City!

October 22nd, 2012 by Mr. C

———————————————————————————————————————– The Marco Polo Festival in NYC celebrated the harmonious co-existence of the Italian & Chinese communities in the Little Italy and Chinatown sections of Manhattan for over 100 years now! Outdoor cultural performances throughout the day lined the Hester Street stage located between Mott & Mulberry streets. Performances included traditional chinese opera (Chinese Opera […]

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More New York Comic Con Cosplay 2012

October 18th, 2012 by chocko

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New York Comic Con cosplay

October 16th, 2012 by Mr. C

The New York Comic Con came in on a quiet tip like Mary had a little lamb on preview night Thursday and went out with a bang like Dwight & Marv from Sin City! In between that was filled with a fun performance by Ben Folds Five, a band that I haven’t thought about since […]

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Tinkertown Museum

October 11th, 2012 by chocko

On a recent journey to New Mexico, a definite highlight was a visit to Tinkertown Museum located on the Turquoise Trail in Sandia Park just 20 minutes from Albuquerque. Tinkertown features the amazing life work of the late folk artist Ross J. Ward. His wood-carved figures, animated miniature displays and impressive collection of circus and […]

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Suzanne Vega at City Winery

October 10th, 2012 by Mr. C

One of NYC’s most underrated folk/pop singer/songwriters of our time- Suzanne Vega two stepped into the City Winery on Tuesday night for two performances to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of her most well known album – Solitude Standing. Vega’s vocals can be described as being gentle & soft, yet firm and clear […]

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10th annual Open House New York

October 9th, 2012 by Mr. C

Last Sat/Sun was the 10th annual Open House New York event! OHNY weekend is a time when NYC including the 5 boroughs opens up access to historic buildings, architecture and design, walks and talks of history in the city, and just to celebrate NYC culture in general! From private residences and historic landmarks to rooftop […]

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Asbury Park zombie walk

October 8th, 2012 by Mr. C

My office space co-worker shared a few photos that he took from the 5th Annual Asbury Park Zombie Walk last Saturday! Thanks J-Strongbow! The Zombie Walk is a peaceful? gathering & rising of the undead to wreak havoc on the city of living namely Asbury Park! (Superheroes can get infected too!) (Sherlock Holmes?) (Till death […]

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Kama Sutra & the art of knit — sock it to me!

October 7th, 2012 by Mr. C

————————————————————————————————————————– I went strolling down Crosby Street – south of Houston, a cobblestone street that we normally haunt for two reasons,Housing Works bookstore & cafe and Lahore Deli, a hole in the wall NYC taxi cab driver favorite for cheap Indian eats which is open 24 hours a day! While doing my street tour of […]

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