The Return of He Aims To Please

Sam Henderson is resurrecting the character of He Aims To Please, after an eight year absence, for an appearance in the upcoming Magic Whistle #14 from Alternative Comics. Catch up on his rich history in our Sam Henderson shop.

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Kickstart This – Brown Girls Burlesque

Please help out our good friend Miss Aurora BoobRealis and her Brooklyn-based burlesque troop. Their 2014 season and continued existence are in serious jeopardy, and they need your support. Brown Girls Burlesque is “a company of women of color dedicated to creating our own reflection in...

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Warriors Come Out and Play

Warriors Come Out and Play

In the fear that you might miss this, I just want to point you to the latest post from the very popular BLDGBLOG that features a previously unpublished interview with the late Sol Yurick, the screenwriter of the enormously influential film The Warriors. As you might have suspected there was much...

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The Radiophonic Workshop Reunion on BBC 6Music

The seemingly comprehensive coverage here a few weeks ago on the legacy of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop was woefully incomplete… because the story is still being told. Original BBC Radiophonic Workshop composers Dick Mills, Paddy Kingsland, Peter Howell, Roger Limb, and Mark Ayres have...

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Sugar Booger Thanksgiving Special

Sugar Booger Thanksgiving Special

Hello… What’s this? Thanksgiving was last week! That may well be, but Kevin Scalzo’s Sugar Booger #1 didn’t get here until now! But, wait, you say, I thought that came out like ten years ago. Nope this is the new 32 page 5×7″ color glossy edition from...

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A Whole Day Wasted – Sequential Crush

A Whole Day Wasted – Sequential Crush

I don’t remember exactly what I was searching for when I stumbled across Jacque Nodell’s excellent Sequential Crush blog… and I don’t care anymore, my heart was swept away for the love of this glorious collection of lush images from 1960s and 1970s romance comics. There...

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The Urban Exploration Endless Slideshow

The Urban Exploration Endless Slideshow

I’ve been homebound nursing a sore throat all weekend and in a reduced state of mental facility barely capable of scrolling through facebook walls and first person shooters. Anyway, on Veteran’s Day in the U.S. yesterday there was clearly something in the air as people seemed to keep...

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Steven Cerio Talks About The Residents

Steven Cerio Talks About The Residents

Steve Cerio-Theory of Obscurity from Don Hardy on Vimeo. An excerpt from Theory of Obscurity – A Film About The Residents featuring their long-time art collaborator Steven Cerio. Release date not yet announced. Expect it in early 2014. The teaser trailer is below. Residents official site...

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Lou Reed and Ren GuangYi Chen Tai Chi

Lou Reed and Ren GuangYi Chen Tai Chi

As you have probably heard by now, writer and musician Lou Reed has passed away at age 71. I’d listened to his music for years, but there was a side to him I had not heard about that I became very familiar with through my work for Kung Fu Tai Chi Magazine. Lou was a committed practitioner...

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DADA DADA DADA DADA DADA

The late-1960s documentary film of Dada by Helmut Herbst has haunted me for some time and has been an influence both in its form and for its subject. “Germany Dada” or “DADA-Manifest – DA DA – ein Alphabet des deutschen Dadaismus” or “Germany-DADA: An...

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Go Listen: Eight Hour Four Tet Mix on Rinse FM

Go Listen: Eight Hour Four Tet Mix on Rinse FM

The soundtrack for your day. On Sunday, the 6th of October 2013, Kieran Hebden, better known as Four Tet, took over the Rinse FM airwaves for a very special one-off extended 8 hour show featuring guest mixes from Caribou, Floating Points, Anthony Naples & Pearson Sound, which ran all night...

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Right Place, Wrong Speed – John Peel Day +1

Yes, we are a day late. Friday, October 11 (or possibly Sunday, the thirteenth, or maybe some other day… we acknowledge the eleventh) was John Peel Day. Digging around this week, nearly nine years after John Peel passed, a number of things were discovered on the interwebs that are worth...

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