Saturday, March 31, 2012

Wrath of the Titans

Wrath of the Titans [PG-13]
2012 Warner Bros.
directed by: Jonathan Liebsman
Grade C
up-graded from C.
+1: Agenor (played by Toby Kebbell), the Navigator, son of Posiedon.
+2: Monsters.
-1: Character relationships (Zeus (Liam Neeson)/ Perseus (Sam Worthington), Perseus/son, Zeus/Posiedon (Danny Huston)/Hades (Ralph Fiennes)).
-1: Romance (Perseus/ Andromeda (Rosamund Pike)).
-1: Plot.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Bohemian Rhapsody

Arrested Drunk Guy Sings Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Nerd Anthem

I’ll Still Be a Geek After Nobody Thinks It’s Chic (The Nerd Anthem)
by Marain Call

Tuesday, March 27, 2012


Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel
by Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett.
Abrams Image, 168 pp. hard cover, 2009.

Kinda of like “Forest Gump” with the sci-fi twist of the central figure being a mechanical man.
Paramount Pictures has optioned the film rights to be produced by J. J. Abrams.

“Boilerplate” is available on Amazon:

Victoria Ying

Concept Artist/ Visual Development/ Character Design
A style melding the work of Disney artists Fred Moore and Mary Blair.

Freckles: The Art of Victoria Ying
by Victoria Ying.
92 pp. hard cover, 2011.

“Freckles” is available on Amazon:

Meredith McClaren

Artist and Illustrator
Totally original alchemy of successfully combining classic Disney story telling, Japanese manga essential style and French graphic novel color planning.

The Games We Play
by Meredtih McClaren.
24 pp. saddle stitch, 2011.

“The Games We Play” is available on the artist’s blog store:

Nidhi Chanani

Artist & Illustrator
Chanani specializes in homey activities in comforting, glowing environments.

Everyday Love: The Art of Nidhi Chanani
by Nidhi Chanani.
96 pp. perfect bound, 2011.

“everyday love” is available on the artist’s Etsy store:

Sunday, March 25, 2012

I Can’t Go For That - Cover

Hall and Oates - I Can't Go For That

Cover by Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers - Van Sessions

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Your Body Explained

By Alex McDaniel
Ed. Catherine Price.
Parade Magazine ( March 04, 2012

Experts explain our most curious quirks.

Q: Why do I wake up in the morning with gunk in my eyes?
A: Dried Tears.

Q: Why do i get goose bumps during scary movies?
A: Piloerection.

Q: Why do my fingers and toes wrinkle in the water?
A: Water laden skin layers.

Read the complete article including 18 more questions answered:

Mondo Mini Shows

Mondo Theatre One on YouTube

Mondo Mini Shows (also known as Mondo Media) is an American company that produces animation targeted at teens and young adults.*


Dick Figures
The series revolves around two dysfunctional stick figure friends named Red and Blue who make up for what they lack in smarts and sex appeal with a really long string of bad decisions*.
Dick Figures was created by Ed Skudder, who wrote, directed and voiced the episode along with Zack Keller.

Happy Tree Friends
Despite its childish appearance and cute name, the show is extremely violent , with almost every episode featuring blood, pain, and gruesome deaths. *
Happy Tree Friend was created by Kenn Navarro and Rhode Montijo

Baman Piderman
Along with their friends Pumkin and Tuba, the two animated inanimate objects, the two go on unrealistic, comedic adventures during the course of each episode.**
Baman Piderman (Sometimes written Baman & Piderman) is a show created by Alex Butera and Lindsay Small.

* From Wikipedia
** From

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Jason Hackenwerth

Biennale Boogie

See the artist’s site:

b. 1970, St. Louis, MO
Currently lives and works in NYC.

Ralph Goings

Coffee Machine

Donuts and Coffee

Paul’s Corner Cushions


See the artist’s site:

Ralph Goings is a realist painter who has exhibited in this country, Europe and Japan and is represented in museums and private collections here and abroad. He is recognized as one of the original members of the Hyper-Realist or Photo-Realist group of the late 1960’s.

Monday, March 5, 2012

The Artist

The Artist [PG-13]
The Weinstien Company (2011)
Directed by Michel Hazanavicius

Grade: B+
Up-graded from B.

+1: Hollywood Silent films (Michel Hazanavicius, screenwriter).
-1: Pace - slowish.
Par: George Valentin (played by Jean Dujardin) 1920s Hollywood song and dance man.
Par: Story.
+1: The dog - Uggy.

[overviewat Fandango]