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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Support This: DICE: Durham Indie Comics Expo

DICE is the Durham Indie Comics Expo, a comics art festival in Durham, North Carolina. The show will feature lectures, panels, signings, minicomics and more! DICE is running an IndieGoGo campaign to raise at least $3,000 to fund this otherwise completely free show. DICE is the Durham Indy Comics...

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The Wow Cool Shop Grows Deep And Wide

The Wow Cool Shop Grows Deep And Wide

Sorry that headline kinda sucks. Wow Cool has recently acquired the stock of legendary retailer Independent Comics and we are getting all those many fine and seldom seen alt comics titles into the shop as fast as we can. We also have picked up the Karl Stevens illustrated Anatomy for Artists by...

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Happiness Now in our Shop

Happiness Now in our Shop

Yes, Happiness. We can guarantee you that. It took some time, but the technology is now in place. Well, obviously that’s just a load of hooey. We can, however offer you the first three issues of the bleeding-edge New York-based comics anthology Happiness, edited by Leah Wishnia, and the...

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New in the Shop – Jason Little’s Borb

New in the Shop – Jason Little’s Borb

Jason Little’s brilliant Borb comic strips are now available for you to purchase in print – all 90-odd pages of it – in three long and narrow minicomics. We also have Jason’s classic Jack’s Luck Runs Out and Zero Zero 23, containing his memorable reworking of the...

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Fluke 11 – buZ blurr – Out Now

Fluke 11 – buZ blurr – Out Now

Fluke #11, with a cover feature on buZ blurr, is now in the shop. Also available at wholesale rates in larger quantities for your store, merch table or scout troup. Pay Attention! Documenting punk rock since 1991, the latest issue of the venerable Little Rock punk zine has produced a new issue...

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Magic Whistle #13 by Sam Henderson is Out Now

Magic Whistle #13 by Sam Henderson is Out Now

Sam Henderson started publishing the Magic Whistle series 20 years ago, and today sees the release of the 24th issue. Yes, number 13 is the 24th one. There were 10 issues in the self published volume 1 (largely collected in Humor Can be Funny and The Magic Whistle Blows) Volume 2 has had 13...

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Wayne White at TEDxKC 2013

Wayne White at TEDxKC 2013

The great Wayne White did his thing recently at TEDxKC. You can stream the whole event online. Wayne closes the show starting after this introduction at 03:27:22 or so. Learn more about Wayne White on this site here.

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Mothers News Archives Online Now

Mothers News Archives Online Now

Hey, folks, come dig this. The beloved Mothers News – the Paper of Record from Providence, Rhode Island – has made its archives available for free online at Archive.org. Every issue of the RI broadsheet is avaialble for download in whatever appropriate format you like. Included are...

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The Outliers #1 by Erik T. Johnson Out Now

The Outliers #1 by Erik T. Johnson Out Now

A school bus is forced off a cliff by a vehicle in pursuit of a legendary woodland giant. Secrets are revealed when it’s young passenger, a boy known for his inability to speak, commands the giant to in an unknown language. Exposed as link between our world and another, the boy must choose...

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