Your Brain Is On the Menu

Yes, it is that time again…   no, not Presidential Election Day!   World Zombie Day, when hordes of shambling, bloody-mouthed fiends stagger through the streets to find you and eat your brain.   What is it about the living dead motif?   Perhaps when our lives are being decimated by sinister madmen in the […]

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APE 2006, lost but not forgotten

While cleaning up a shelf, I discovered a folder full of freebie cards that I picked up at the Alternate Press Expo (APE) in 2006. It was a fun time that year, with Keef Knight as one of six GoH, and a fine cast of erstwhile comix artists and DIY crafters filling the concourse. There […]

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*ollywood, where are you?

Shouldn’t there be a little Bollywood, or as the case may be Tollywood, Kollywood, and Lollywood, in all of us? If not for these bizarrely enterprising cinema juggernauts, we would never have seen the sublime musical masterpiece, Gumnaam – Jan Pehechaan Ho! From farcical nonsense to horror, Indian cinema is spicy! Thinking about Bollywood today […]

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Nyoka, Jungle Girl

Okay, it’s not exactly a panel, but it is sort of weird… And it did clue me into the some arcane tidbits of film history. For example, I didn’t even know about the fifteen part-serial Nyoka, the Jungle Girl (1941), which claimed to be based on an Edgar Rice Burroughs 1929 novel, Jungle Girl, even […]

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