So here we are at my second column of TRY SOMETHING NEW! already. Wasn’t too pleased with how the the first one came out, 20/20 hindsight and all, but we press on. New comics wait for no man or woman and so this column where I berate you for not buying enough new comics waits [...]
Come one, come all! At Forbidden Planet NYC on November 21st, illustrator and escape artist Sean Von Gorman will lock himself inside a man-sized steel cage until we sell every copy of his new release from Alterna Comics, The Secret Adventures of Houdini: Book One! Yes, that would be the very same Sean Von Gorman who handcuffed [...]
So last Thursday my wife gave birth to our first child. #Overrated. I had always thought that my son would have a great love of comics like his old man. So far Unkiedev Jr. likes only two things: chaos and nipples. Don’t get me wrong, that’s my kind of guy. I’m slightly worried that he’s [...]
In addition to our Ron Wimberly and Noku November events, Forbidden Planet will be hosting another day of shenanigans with Secret Adventures of Houdini artist Sean Von Gorman… this one even BIGGER than the one we threw in March 2012. Don’t remember that one? Well here’s some video of it to refresh your memory and/or acclimate [...]
Got 28 minutes of your life to spend on Matt and I talking new arrivals, Happy #1, Space Punisher, crappy old Image Comics, movies, Star Trek the Next generation, comic cons, Mark Hamill and Corvette Summer? Like hearing me say “um?” Have I got a video for you! Sorry if it’s a little dark this [...]
Sideshow Collectibles’ life size, 1:1 scale Terminator T-800 Endoskeleton has taken over one of Forbidden Planet’s windows.
WILD EYE INVITES YOU TO REPLACE YOUR GLITTER GLOVES WITH RUBBER GLOVES FOR A SPECIAL THEATRICAL SCREENING OF 1984s ONE AND ONLY, ADULTS-ONLY SPOOF OF MICHAEL JACKSON’S THRILLER – DRILLER! PLUS, A BRAND NEW 1980s ONLY TRAILER SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA! This Halloween, Wild Eye Releasing intends to raise more than your eyebrows with a very rare [...]
One of my new favorite movies The Taint is now available at www.fpnyc.com, and in store! So grab a Taint while the grabbing is good!
TV Carnage & Friends Thursday Aug 4, 2011 – 9:30pm Tonight at the Nitehawk Cinema there will be a live TV Carnage event featuring some dudes from the Found Footage Festival, a must for all you boob tubers. Nitehawk Cinema 136 Metropolitan Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 If I wasn’t working tonight I would be at [...]
Sergio Aragone’s Funnies dropped this week thanks to Bongo! Matt Groening proudly presents an all-new monthly series by the world’s most famous and most honored cartoonist, Sergio Aragonés! Each issue offers an assortment of autobiographical anecdotes, perplexing puzzles, slap-happy short stories, as well as Sergio’s unique and hilarious pantomimes and gags. With this new series, [...]
This Saturday June 25th at midnight, everybody’s favorite cult film podcast Junk Food Dinner presents another lost classic at Brooklyn’s Spectacle Theater. This time around we are treated to Mike B. Anderson’s 1986 Alone in the T-Shirt Zone. If you like weird flicks this is a must, trust me. They are also gonna have some [...]
Screw your Blew-Ray Player, VHS is alive and well… but should I really be hipping you to this, or should I be hording all the info in fear of increased competition? Of course I’ll let you in on it (not like anyone reads this anyway) and what better way to see the medium strive than [...]
This Friday meet the filmmakers of one of the most insane films you’ll ever see… The Taint. Thank Brooklyn Fireproof for hosting a screening of one of my new favorite flicks. It’s filled to the brim with wild gore gags including more exploding penises than you could ever imagine, and unforgettable dialogue you’ll really weed out [...]
Check out the new music video by Fresh Kills. Lead lip sync-er Zachary Lipez is a good friend of mine, and the store for that matter. Read more about his rock star lifestyle in the book Please Take Me Off The Guest List or buy a drink off him at Beauty Bar Brooklyn. Make sure [...]
Comeback Kings #1 – written by Matt Sullivan and Gabe Guarente art by Ethan Young This slice of insanity will be coming home with me this Wednesday thanks to the good people over at Ardden Entertainment. Bruce Lee. Jim Morrison. Elvis Presley. Andy Kaufman. Tupac Shakur. All controversial cultural icons who died before their time. [...]