Sunday, May 21, 2017

Eisner 100: Kitchen Sink's Spirit comic series pt. 1

Continuing our celebration of Will Eisner's centenary.

Before DC Comics got into the game - publishing a complete run of Eisner's Spirit strip in hardcover as part of its Archives series - Kitchen Sink Press had another crack at it, publishing reprints in a comic book formate, with new covers by the master.  Here's the first installment of our gallery collecting them.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Video find: Diana Ross and The Supremes - Live at R.A.I Convention Center [FULL CONCERT - 1968]


New Music Releases May 19, 2017: Los Straitjackets; Little Steven; Stax Classics;

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What's So Funny About Peace, Love and Los Straitjackets


Little Steven / Soulfire


William Bell / Stax Classics


Wynton Kelly Trio and Wes Montgomery / Smokin' in Seattle


Thelonious Monk / Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960


Staple Singers / Stax Classics


Spaced Out - The Story of Mushroom Records

Pop Culture Roundup: Doctor Who; Game of Thrones; Doctor Who; Orson Welles; Green Arrow; retro travel

Former "Doctor Who" showrunner Russell T. Davies illustrated a new book of poems inspired by the timelord.


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George R.R. Martin has several "Game of Thrones"-based shows on the way from HBO. Just don't call them "spin-offs."

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David Tennant and Billie Piper will reunite for a series of Doctor Who audio adventures.
In the first of the three new stories, Attack of the Zaross, an alien invasion of Earth isn’t quite what it seems.
In Sword of the Chevalier, the Doctor and Rose arrive in glamorous Slough in 1791 where they encounter an enigmatic ex-spy who has lived his life as a woman, and tackle alien slavers intent on trafficking human cargo.
And rounding off the series is Cold Vengeance, a clash with the Doctor’s old enemies the Ice Warriors.


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Netflix will stream a new documentary on Orson Welles, along with the director's unfinished, final film. Both are set to air next year.
John Huston, Oja Kodar, Lilli Palmer and Dennis Hopper starred in The Other Side of the Wind, which is considered to be Welles' semiautobiographical satire of Hollywood. It follows a legendary film director (played by Huston) who is attempting to stage a Hollywood comeback by appealing to a younger audience by making a stylish art film, which turns into a disaster. 
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The origins of Green Arrow.


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Ah, remember when traveling by air wasn't like living through an episode of "Game of Thrones"?