Sunday Night Links X2

Sunday Night Links X2

After a stellar track record of getting the link-down posted every week, we missed last Sunday. Now we is back with an epic collection of linkages to fab and funky art, music and thee videos. Art A long time friend to Wow Cool and Sparkplug Books – Gabrielle Gamboa has recently posted...

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Sunday Go To Meeting Links

Sunday Go To Meeting Links

Art Matt Seneca dives into Barry Windsor-Smith’s Weapon X—the ultra violent re-imagining of Marvel’s Logan/Wolverine’s ‘origin’ story—at the Comics Journal.  The Black Panther Party wasn’t just happening in Oakland some 50 yers ago. Not even just in the US...

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Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 29th

Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 29th

Art: Take a Trip to the Museum With Cartoonists John Porcellino & Gabrielle Bell. Check out zco.mx, a curated not-for-profit comic-sharing website for self-publishing cartoonists and their readers. The site brings cartoonists together to build and share an audience, and readers can...

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Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 15th

Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 15th

And we are back! It has been a long time since the Sunday Service last ran (late October 2017 when we got stuck in Major Moving Mode – We are not quite done unpacking yet). But hopefully this bit of link bloggery is back for regular weekly installments. It is fitting that we open back

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Something Good To Read On A Sunday

Something Good To Read On A Sunday

Art: The Politics and Weirdness of Shade the Changing Girl Cecil Castellucci tells us about what informs the strangeness of Young Animal’s Shade the Changing Girl. Music: The great The Pop Group has re-released their debut LP Y digitally and you can get it on Bandcamp. New to me is this...

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Something Good To Read On A Sunday

Something Good To Read On A Sunday

Art The Mega Builder of Garry’s Mod. Vioxtar aka Michael Efraim does some amazing things with the Source engine sandbox. Derf on the demise of the Village Voice. I interviewed Derf last week for the AltComics podcast. Music “Sam Shepard Remembered” part 1 by his bandmate in the...

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Something Good To Read on a Sunday

Something Good To Read on a Sunday

Art San Diego Comic-Con is giving away a special 60 page PDF edition of the Jack Kirby section of their 2017 Souvenir book. Ghost World and Eightball creator Daniel Clowes has a new website. Fantagraphics Books is publishing a collection of Benjamin Marra‘s Night Business at the end of the...

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Something Good To Read on a Sunday

Something Good To Read on a Sunday

We made it to the second installment of the Sunday reads. I can now claim this is a regular feature along with New Books in the Shop on Wednesdays and the always irregular The Stupid Pages. If all goes well we should have the first full altcomics podcast on Tuesday August 29 with guest Shannon...

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Something Good to Read on a Sunday

Something Good to Read on a Sunday

Welcome to the new weekend reading column. We’re still re-arranging the deckchairs for the re-launch of the Wow Cool blog and launch of the altcomics podcast. Hopefully things will be more regular soon. The title of this feature takes its name from The Clash song The Leader… which...

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The 2017 RPM Challenge is open for registration

The 2017 RPM Challenge is open for registration

This is The Challenge – Record an album in 28 days, just because you can. That’s 10 songs or 35 minutes of original material recorded during the month of February.  More information | Register It’s a little like National Novel Writing Month, (NaNoWriMo.org) where writers challenge each...

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Magic Whistle Radio Hour 107

This edition features tracks from SOMETHIN’ SMITH & THE REDHEADS, LUCKY STARR, SYLVIA AND MURRAY WINANT, MICKEY KATZ, MAGILLA GORILLA and more. Things I’ve collected over the years or acquired on mixtapes and comps or gathered from the internet or the library or my parents’...

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Magic Whistle Radio Hour 106

Things I’ve collected over the years or acquired on mixtapes and comps or gathered from the internet or the library or my parents’ attic. Thus the volume disparity. I make no claims to “discovering” or “owning” anything. Probably neither do you. It’s...

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Magic Whistle Radio Hour 94

This upload features tracks from KITTY FORD, DICK TRACY, THE SURFSIDERS, VICTOR LUNDBERG, JAY MCSHANN’S ORCHESTRA and more. Things I’ve collected over the years or acquired on mixtapes and comps or gathered from the internet or the library or my parents’ attic. Thus the volume...

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Magic Whistle Radio Hour 93

This upload features tracks from MIGUELITO VALDES w/MACHITO & HIS AFRO-CUBANS,  NATIONAL LAMPOON, ANONYMOUS,  THE HEADLINERS,  THE MERRIETTES and more. Things I’ve collected over the years or acquired on mixtapes and comps or gathered from the internet or the library or my...

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Magic Whistle Radio Hour 92

This upload features tracks from VAUGHN MONROE,  JOHN BUFANO,  DICKIE THOMPSON, BELLE BARTH,  DON, DICK, AND JIMMY and more. Things I’ve collected over the years or acquired on mixtapes and comps or gathered from the internet or the library or my parents’ attic. Thus the volume...

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Magic Whistle Radio Hour 91

This upload features tracks from VAUGHN MONROE,  THE TOPPERS,  THE CHARTS,  SAL MASI’S UNTOUCHABLES,  PATIENCE & PRUDENCE and more. Things I’ve collected over the years or acquired on mixtapes and comps or gathered from the internet or the library or my parents’ attic. Thus...

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Soy Sauce Control

Soy Sauce Control

I was walking in Campbell California on Sunday night and was happy to see this mysterious local band Soy Sauce Control playing on the sidewalk. Check them out. Soy Sauce Control [EP] by Soy Sauce Control

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Aphex Twin Cheetah EP out in one week

It’s been a pretty good year for new music. Here’s the latest. But it is stranger than you think. Mister Richard D. James is about to drop a new record in all the popular formats (including a limited cassette – 2000 copies). It’s called Cheetah. It’s an Aphex Twin...

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