Happy post Thanksgiving day to ye, or as it’s also known in some circles, Black Friday, and as our buds over at Axeology are celebrating, Black Metal Friday. Join me as I get about as close to Black Metal as I am likely to get, and check out a hidden gem I stumbled across on Bandcamp.
Atheist Tiki Hour is the new book from Logospilgrim, an author whose previous book, There’s A Hula Girl On My Dashboard, I wrote about (here). Pour yourself a drink, and follow me past the jump, and let’s kick back for a few.
Internet rabbit-holes can lead you to some cool places occasionally. Mostly though, once you start down them you are led, either through the comments or who knows how else to someone blaming everything on Space Jews. One long, winding rabbit-hole for me started with Godzilla composer Akira Ifukube and John Carpenter soundtracks, which led to me discovering Sonic State, which led to me finding the amazing Marc Doty (Automatic Gainsay) and his fantastic videos, which led to me getting a Korg MS-20 mini, which led to me looking up bands or songs featuring the MS-20, which led me to Fartbarf. With a name like that, I had to check them out, and I’m so glad I did.
Head on over to the awesome Longbox Graveyard today for a guest post by me, where I go on and on about Scooby Apocalypse. Thanks to Paul for letting me write about a series I liked far more than I expected to. You can check out here.
I got a chance to talk a bit with Maya Glick about her powerful fan film RAIN, directed by Zane Rutledge and Jeff Stolhand, produced by Matt Joyce, and created by, and starring Maya Glick. It’s good stuff, follow me past the jump, flatscans!
Not only is this Saturday Free Comic Book Day, but from noon on Saturday to noon on Sunday, The Launchpad will be hosting a 24 hour Game-A-Thon, which you can read more about here. For the entirety of that 24 hours, I will be there with a couple mics and allowing people to share their favorite stories and memories about David Phillips. For those who would like to share a story, or memory, but cannot attend the event you can send an email or a recording of your story to email@example.com or leave a voicemail on our voicemail (209)-625-9018. Thank you.