(Un) Pleasant Over Drones at Resound Falmouth 2011

(Un) Pleasant Over Drones at Resound Falmouth 2011

Resound Falmouth 2011 was a three day festival of sound art, contemporary audio performance and installations that happened in Falmouth/Penryn in Cornwall UK March 25-27, 2011. The event was centered around the local community radio station Source FM. The event included presentations, talks and...

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Pete Von Petrin West Coast Tour

I’m writing this right after getting home from the second show on Pete Von Petrin’s West Coast Spring Tour, where I joined him for a special fognozzle reunion. Thank you so much to the super enthusiastic (and freaking huge) West Oakland crew! As one guest told me, “the room is...

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See fognozzle Reunited in Oakland Friday

See fognozzle Reunited in Oakland Friday

Mid-1990s noise project fognozzle – a collaboration between Pete Von Petrin and Marc Arsenault (me) – is getting back together for a show on Friday night in our old home base of Oakland, California. fognozzle never really got out of the warehouse, but did appear on the Mandibles in...

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Sofortbild: Control your Camera with your Mac

Sofortbild: Control your Camera with your Mac

I don’t write much about my photographer’s life here, apart from the occasional mention of the latest big martial arts or fashion thing… Anyway, today I found myself in a serious crunch. My DSLR is having some sort of major hemorrhage or something. Compact Flash Card Reader...

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Steven Cerio art on Comedy Central’s Workaholics

Steven Cerio art on Comedy Central’s Workaholics

Tune in to Comedy Central tonight at 10:30 (9:30 Central) to catch the debut episode of the new 10-part series Workaholics. Word has it that several of Steven Cerio‘s prints and/or posters adorn the wall of the cubicle and/or bedroom of one of the characters. We will investigate further...

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Parallel Strokes Tote Bag Offer

Parallel Strokes Tote Bag Offer

Hello! We’ve just been alerted that Wordshape – publishers of Ian Lynam’s book Parallel Strokes – is all sold out of the book, and it seems that we are the last known outpost to stock this fine tome. So, by way of a super-random special offer, Wow Cool will be giving the...

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Mary Anne Hobbs Returns to Radio and Tours US

Mary Anne Hobbs Returns to Radio and Tours US

It has been announced quite recently that Mary Anne Hobbs is going to host a primetime Saturday night slot on Xfm starting this summer on Saturdays from July 9th 2011. Mary Anne had been on BBC Radio One for many years, and was very much the soundtrack to the Wow Cool office until she retired...

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Pandora’s Box Part 6: A is For Atom

And then it all went to hell. A week ago we were locked inside here on the west coast of America dreading the radioactive plume that had drifted our way from Japan. It was a cold rainy day that did, truly feel odd. Like the radiation made your bones ache and your thyroid twitch a

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The Stupid Pages 29: Johnny Flatline

The Stupid Pages 29: Johnny Flatline

Found randomly while repacking for Wow Cool’s move to new offices in San Jose. I have no recollection of drawing this. Readers of Maximum RockNRoll over a certain age (before internet comment troll-ness) will possibly find this pretty funny.

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Keep Reading Frenzy Alive!

Keep Reading Frenzy Alive!

Reading Frenzy – An Independent Press Emporium is a small, specialty bookshop/gallery/event space in Portland, Oregon. They are having a rough patch at the moment and could use your patronage. The full message from RF follows.The image you see above is the beautiful print that Aaron...

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Grickle: The Smartest Dog in The World

Grickle: The Smartest Dog in The World

It’s been a slow week here, apart from the plume of radioactive crap that got dumped on the west coast, so here is this modern take on a Lassie rescue story by Graham Annable. We featured Graham here recently in this pretty thorough career overview. Thanks to Tom Spurgeon AKA The Comics...

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Northlanders 38 Out Today

Northlanders 38 Out Today

Get down to your local comic book shop today to get the latest issue of Brian Wood’s Northlanders. It is part 2 of The Siege of Paris, illustrated by Simon Gane. Cover art by Massimo Carnevale. “The Siege Of Paris” continues as foot soldier Mads documents the brutality of the...

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