PUBLIC ENEMY drops new and deeply moving video “Everything”

P.E. just recently debuted this emotional video for “Everything” off their November 6, 2012 release “The Evil Empire of Everything” which incidentally coincided with another one of their releases “Most of My Heroes Still Don’t Appear on No Stamp“. The two go hand in hand according to Public Enemy founder and front man Chuck D,Continue reading “PUBLIC ENEMY drops new and deeply moving video “Everything””

MITNG reviews The Girl Who Owned A City by O.T. Nelson

The Girl Who Owned A City written by O.T Nelson illustrated by Joelle Jones (FABLES)¬† and adapted by Dan Jolley (Twisted Journeys) was first published back in 1975 as a means for Nelson to fund a small house painting company he had. It soon became a huge hit, drawing comparisons to such books as TheContinue reading “MITNG reviews The Girl Who Owned A City by O.T. Nelson”

What is Halloween about? This amazing podcast sheds some light on the topic.

It stands to reason that any holiday that celebrates death would be looked down upon by some people, but in some countries death is celebrated, almost as a rebirth. It’s these celebrations that have collectively morphed into the American holiday as we know it. Mark Frauenfelder at Boing Boing had the pleasure of interviewing author andContinue reading “What is Halloween about? This amazing podcast sheds some light on the topic.”

Donnie Bell is one to keep and eye on

The amount of modern composers that reach stardom is very small compared to the amount of performers. Rarely do any top 40 artists write and release their own music with very little help from others. It seems the time has shifted to where we listen to the work of hundreds of minds working at onceContinue reading “Donnie Bell is one to keep and eye on”

Documentary “The American Scream” takes creating haunted houses to a new level

  The props in this unusual, but most intriguing documentary about folks obsessed with turning their homes into haunted houses every year, totally put the styrofoam tombstones I bought at Wal Mart to shame. But to my credit, this is the first year me and the Mr’s have decided to try and go all theContinue reading “Documentary “The American Scream” takes creating haunted houses to a new level”

Would casting someone of color in The Hobbit, help or hurt the film?

It was literally twelve years ago that Peter Jackson brought to us Tolkien’s world that most thought was too detailed and complicated to create. Since the release of The Lord Of The Rings trilogy in 2001, J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece has enjoyed an unprecedented range of success from dvd sales to conventions to toys and allContinue reading “Would casting someone of color in The Hobbit, help or hurt the film?”

Trailer for The Iceman starring Michael Shannon, in the role he was born to play

  Richard Kuklinski was one of America‘s most notorious hitmen/serial killers that ever lived. Before his death in 2006 he claimed to have taken the lives of over 100 men. His life reads like the sickest story ever ,going from serial killer to working as a contract killer for¬†Newark’s DeCavalcante crime family. The Iceman directedContinue reading “Trailer for The Iceman starring Michael Shannon, in the role he was born to play”

A montage of prohibition era films set to the music of Outkast

The thirties was easily one of the best times and most bloddiest in America‘s history. The mix of wealth and corruption took on a whole new meaning in a time when folks were uncertain about everything. So many people were doing what they had to do to survive and most died doing it, but there’sContinue reading “A montage of prohibition era films set to the music of Outkast”

Van She goes off the beaten path for their new video “Jamaica”

I just started listening to Van She about a week ago and now I’ve added them to my collection of outstanding Calypso Pop bands in my repertoire. Van She hails from Sydney Australia where they formed back in 2002. They exploded on the scene in 2005 with their self titled ep Van She on Modular.Continue reading “Van She goes off the beaten path for their new video “Jamaica””

MARK SIEGEL’S TURN OF THE CENTURY GRAPHIC NOVEL “SAILOR TWAIN” IS A FANTASTICAL HISTORY LESSON

  During the turn of the century the rivers were littered with steamboats and I say littered cause that’s just what they did with their human waste and trash and some still do…woah…sorry. There were all kinds and going every which-a-way along America’s water routes. Most of them were themed gambling boats, touring boats andContinue reading “MARK SIEGEL’S TURN OF THE CENTURY GRAPHIC NOVEL “SAILOR TWAIN” IS A FANTASTICAL HISTORY LESSON”