Thursday, March 23, 2006

The Good Stuff

From The Fake Life:

A Scanner Darkly
The Black Dahlia
This Film is not yet Rated
American Hardcore
Masters of Horror, Season 2
The Host
Next: A Primer on Urban Painting
Pan's Labyrinth

The Digital Underground:
Tribulation 99/Peepshow
The Films of Kenneth Anger, Vol. 1

What's Left?:
The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse
Ace in the Hole
Going Ape!
Song of the South and "The Censored Eleven"
Get Crazy!

Geek Pin-up of the Week: Pam Grier
The Black Dahlia: The Bus Tour
Top 15 DVD's of 2006
Summer Reading: Oxford American
Dance! Dance!
Watch It, Man!
Top 10 (OK, 4) Endings to Spike Lee Movies
The End of Cinema as We Know It

From Psychedelicatessen:

Video Archives:
The Drunken Hero
The Chlorinator
The Psychedelicatessen - Monster Song (Live, 1991)
The Wild World of Hasil "Haze" Adkins
The Rhythm Masters
Perez Prado
Johnny Cash Meest "Bob" Dobbs
Chris Rock vs. Stephen Wright (on Headliner Magazine)
The Happening (1967)

Movie/DVD Reviews:
Sin City (Robert Rodriguez, 2005)
Cartoons That Time Forgot: The Ub Iwerks Collection, Vol. 2
Fritz the Cat (Ralph Bakshi, 1972)/Heavy Traffic (Ralph Bakshi, 1973)
Godzilla: Final Wars (Ryuhei Kitamura, 2005) (plus my Top 5 Godzilla Movies)
Danger: Diabolik (Mario Bava, 1968)
Star Wars Ramblings
Land of the Dead (George Romero, 2005)
1776 (Peter Hunt, 1972)
The Brothers Grimm (Terry Gilliam, 2005)
Forty Guns (Sam Fuller, 1957)
Munchausen (Joseph Von Baky, 1943)
Serenity (Joss Whedon, 2005)
Batman Begins (Christopher Nolan, 2005)
King Kong (John Guillermin, 1976)
King Kong (Peter Jackson, 2005)
Myra Breckenridge (Michael Sarne, 1970)
A Scanner Darkly (Richard Linklatter, 2006)
Lady Vengeance (Park Chan-Wook, 2005)
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Russ Meyer, 1970)
The Killers (Robert Siodmak, 1946/Don Siegel, 1964)
Snake in the Monkey's Shadow/8 Diagram Pole Fighter
Grindhouse (Tarantino/Rodriguez, 2006)
Tideland (Terry Gilliam, 2006)
Dreamgirls (Bill Condon, 2006)
Inland Empire (David Lynch, 2006)
Hairspray (2007)
Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson, 2007)
Horror Movie Roundup (Halloween, 2007)
Girl 27 (David Stenn, 2007)
Killer of Sheep (Charles Barnett, 1977)
A bit on Ratatouille
Hollywood Boulevard (Joe Dante/Alan Arkush, 1976)
Blast of Silence (Allen Baron, 1961)
Shine a Light (Martin Scorsese, 2008)

DVD Screencaps:
Danger: Diabolik
Nightmare Alley
Book Revue
Naked Lunch
Citizen Kane
So Wrong They're Right
Flash Gordon - Space Soldiers

Shared Music:

Hillbilly Frankenstein - Hypnotica
Cyril Jackson - Afro Drums
The Voodoo Idols - Temptation
Bottoms Up! for Swingers
The "Wyatt Tape"

Punk (or otherwise) Single of the Week:
The Zany Guys
Peace Corpse
We Can't Help It If We're From Florida
Raymond McCollister,
The Residents
Jerry Reed
Victor Lundberg
Curtis Mayfield
The Beastie Boys
PeeWee Herman
The Circle Jerks
Morbid Opera.

Stumpin' in the Crates:
Lester Maddox
Everett McKinney Dirksen
Sam Erwin
Jimmy Swaggart vs. The Kennedys

Random Music Stuff:
Gay Cowboys in Bondage
James "Blood" Ulmer and Ohio Players
Spike Jones
The Fiery Furnaces - EP
Punk: Attitude (documentary)
The Best of Louie Louie, Vol. 2
The Raymond Scott Orchestrette - Pushbutton Parfait
A Dave Marsh Quote
Oxford American (Fall Southern Music Issue)
No Direction Home (Bob Dylan documentary)
History Loops
Family Favorites
Summertime Albums
20 Years of License to Ill
30 Years of Ramones on Vinyl
50 Years of Louie Louie
10 Years of Experiencing Hendrix
America: Why I Love Her
Pop Songs
Beck - "Earthquake Weather"
Os Mutates and Syd Barrett
The Fade-Out
F - Four from '84
Redd Kross at The Echoplex
Best of 2007
Let's Active - Afoot
The Dictators Go Girl Crazy!
V/A - Lagos Jump
Fiery Furnaces Muxtape
Witchfinder General
Mungo Jerry
The Fugs
King Khan
"Salvation Symphony"
Whistler and his Jug Band
Musical Miscegenation
White Witch
Lux Interior, RIP
Fisking Dumb Music Writing
Rance Allen Group

Book Reviews:
A Whore Just Like The Rest: The Music Writings of Richard Meltzer (also here and here)
The Invisibles, by Bernhardt J. Hurwood
A quote from Central Avenue Sounds
Can't Stop Won't Stop: The History of the Hip-Hop Generation, by Jeff Chang
Louie Loiue by Dave Marsh (also here)
Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk (also here)
Country: The Twisted Roots of Rock n Roll/The Southern Belly

Drug Stories:
Vol. 1
Vol. 2

L.A., Food, Photography, and random stuff:
Museum of Jurassic Technology
Cuban Sandwiches
Ode to a Cheeseburger
Some Photos
Halloween Photos
Richard Pryor
Jim's Burgers
Stately Wayne Manor
View from my Back Yard
My Patio
Top 10 Trader Joe's Items
Good Eats 1
Good Eats 2
Safari Room
Los 5 Puntos
Questionable L.A. History
The General Lee
Too Much Information
The Aftermath
10 Years of Slayage
It's True
Outlaw Food in L.A.
Thai Movie Posters
Letters to the Editor (the Thor controversy!)
RIP Rudy Ray Moore
Mayfair Memories

Movie Quizes (courtesy of Sergio Leone & the Infield Fly Rule):
Professor Kelp
Professor Van Helsing
Professor Brainerd
Professor Potts
Professor O'Blivion
Professor Peabody


Blogger BillHolmes3 said...

Please repost the Witchfinder General soundtrack I have been looking for years for this. Please?
Thank You.

3/23/2006 3:31 PM  
Blogger Chris Oliver said...

I'll repost it this weekend, but WHAT I POSTED WAS NOT THE WITCHFINDER GENERAL SOUNDTRACK. It was a disco song called "Witchfinder General" by the same guy that did "Kung Fu Fighting." Sorry to get your hopes up.

3/24/2006 8:16 AM  
Blogger Chris Oliver said...


3/26/2006 9:26 AM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

Keep up the good work Chris !

3/29/2006 12:10 AM  
Blogger Ben MirĂ³ said...

TRICKSTER! The Cuban Sandwiches link takes me to the DANGER: DIABOLIK post.

Very cruel.

3/29/2006 6:03 AM  
Blogger Chris Oliver said...


3/29/2006 8:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I envy you for keeping up with the blog entries. I haven't updated my short short story blog in... near on... forever or so.

5/05/2006 4:03 PM  

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