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That darn Philip Guston

National Gallery director defends postponement of show with Klan images but will rethink opening date [in print as Gallery chief: Delaying show was right call]. Peggy McGlone Washington Post Oct. 8, 2020 p. C1, 4 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/museums/national-gallery-postponement-guston-show-klan-images/2020/10/07/a35adb32-0831-11eb-a166-dc429b380d10_story.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Washington Post, National Gallery, Mike Rhode, Philip Guston, Peggy McGlone


BFI London Film Festival 2020 Review - WOLFWALKERS

A young apprentice hunter and her father journey to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when she meets a free-spirited girl from a tribe rumoured to transform into wolves by night. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, Ireland, BFI London Film Festival, The Movie Waffler


Oct 15: Race in America - The Philip Guston Controversy

October 15 | 2:00 p.m. ET  Race in AmericaThe Philip Guston Controversy Kaywin Feldman Director, National Gallery of Art  Register for a reminder [Author: Mike Rhode]
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Kennicott on Daumier and government corruption

I returned to the National Gallery seeking comfort. But art no longer feels like an escape. [Daumier; in print as When art no longer feels like an escape.] Philip Kennicott Washington Post Oct. 11, 2020 p E1, 4 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/museums/national-gallery-return-art-honore-daumier/2020/10/06/6d6d8114-01c9-11eb-a2db-417cddf4816a_story.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, National Gallery, Mike Rhode, Kennicott, Daumier, Philip Kennicott Washington Post


Editorial Cartoon by Steve Artley

  Recent Cartoon  (click on Image for larger view) "All We Have to Cheer is Cheer Itself" ©2020 Steven G Artley • artleytoons • ALL RIGHTS RESERVED [Author: artleytoons]
Tags: Comics, Artleytoons, Steve Artley, Steven G Artley


That darn Walt Carr, Tom Toles and Doonesbury

Washington Post October 10 2020 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/letters-to-the-editor/readers-critique-the-post-bijan-ghaisars-name-belongs-with-george-floyds-and-breonna-taylors/2020/10/09/d15b7c5e-0a42-11eb-859b-f9c27abe638d_story.html Listen to the something they said [Walt Carr letter] Dan Melchior Thanks, 'Doonesbury' [letter] Amy Schaffer Franklin, my dear . . . [Tom Toles letter] K.N. Rauch, [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Washington Post, Mike Rhode, Tom Toles, Dan Melchior, Walt Carr, Walt Carr Tom Toles, Amy Schaffer Franklin, K N Rauch


The Post interviews Merrill Markoe

Comedian and writer Merrill Markoe dug deep into her childhood musings to explore memory [in print as Exploring the monster her mother created] Geoff Edgers Washington Post Oct. 11, 2020  p. E8-9 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/merrill-markoe-new-graphic-memoir/2020/10/07/f9a870f8-06fb-11eb-a166-dc429b380d10_story.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Post, Comics, Mike Rhode, Merrill Markoe, Geoff Edgers Washington Post


The Post interviews Brosh

'Solutions and Other Problems' author Allie Brosh talks cats, depressions and the joys of Zoom book tours [in print as A memoirist's long-awaited - and emotional - follow-up] By Dawn Fallik Washington Post Oct. 11, 2020 p. E7 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/solutions-and-other-problems-author-allie-brosh-talks-cats-depressions-and-the-joys-of-zoom-book-tours/2020/10/07/211f8616-040a-11eb-897d-3a6201d6643f_story.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Post, Comics, Allie Brosh, Mike Rhode, Brosh, Dawn Fallik Washington Post


Dark Knight Strikes Again #3 - Frank Miller art & cover

Frank Miller Dark Knight Strikes Again v1 #3, 2001 - Superman's daughter submits to Brainiac, a psycho killer captures Carrie Kelly and the world seems to be coming to an end by Lex Luthor's hand. This is, unless Batman and his allies have a final ace up their sleeve. Complex and involving far more characters than his previous Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Frank Miller's story ratchets up [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor, Frank Miller, Ted Ignacio, Carrie Kelly


Virtual YouTuber Fumino Tamaki Cosplay by Enako So Warm & Furry

Million dollar cosplayer Enako has mustered up bonus notoriety as she tends to do with the release of her latest cosplay outfit, this time taking interest in catgirl virtual YouTuber Fumino Tamaki as she dons cat ears and a tail that will have perverts curious where exactly it has been inserted. Though few in number, […]
Tags: Japan, Anime, Cosplay, Comparison, Oppai, Image Gallery, Kemonomimi, Enako, Virtual YouTubers, YouTuber Fumino Tamaki


BFI London Film Festival 2020 Review - THE INTRUDER

A singer/dubbing artist's life is impacted by strange forces following a traumatic incident. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, Horror, World cinema, First Look, BFI London Film Festival, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, By Eric Hillis, LFF


Held In Reserve

*extremely serious voice* squee.
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ICQPodcast #335: RF evaluations, AO-27 celebrates 27 years, Italian oral exams, signals received from Mars

For this episode, I joined Martin M1MRB, Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, and Edmund Spicer M0MNG. We discussed the following: Ofcom to introduce new spectrum licence conditions French Investigation to 5G Risk AO-27 satellite celebrates 27 years in space New WSJT Candidate Release Features FST4 Italy Adopts Remote Oral Amateur Radio Exams Radio Signals from Mars The first item was the most interesting. Ofcom, which is the U.K. equivalent of the FCC, will be requiring anyone operating a t...
Tags: Fcc, Podcasts, Safety, Radio, Ofcom, Mars, Martin M1MRB Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer, Leslie G0CIB


Custom Order Maid 3D 2 User Constantly Perverting the Railgun Girls

Top anime girl customization eroge Custom Order Maid 3D 2 has served as a worthwhile platform for many aficionados of the erotic game genre, with one particular user wielding the tool to produce several erotic images and works depicting the lustful maidens from Toaru Majutsu no Index spinoff, Toaru Kagaku no Railgun. The creator in […]
Tags: Parody, Anime, Oppai, Oshiri, H, Image Gallery, Eroge, Kemonomimi, Toaru Kagaku, Usamimi, A Certain Magical Index, Custom Order Maid 3D, Railgun Girls


The Frozen Dead! (1966)

32 Days of Halloween XIIIMovie Night #12 Dana Andrews (Night of the Demon) is a Nazi scientist who wants to revive frozen soldiers of the Third Reich in order to kick off World War II.5 (I suppose). Hence the zombified creatures of the title. Trouble is, experiments have not been going well and people (other Nazis) want to see some results. What desperate acts will the mad scientist do to cover his ass? It’s written and directed by Herbert J. Leder (Fiend Without a Face) and also st...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Nazis, 32 Days of Halloween, Anna, Dana Andrews, Edward Fox, Never Say Never Again, Dana Andrews Night, Herbert J Leder, Philip Gilbert Die Die My Darling


Assault Lily Bouquet’s Girls Already Hungering for Lilies

The brave beast-thwarting mahou shoujo of Assault Lily Bouquet have not only begun sharpening their skills but are building upon their relationships as well as the show’s second broadcast has some rather spicy yuri moments, the bathing scene only amplifying the heat further and sure to have watchers hoping for even more intimacy. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Anime, Bathing, Yuri, Moe, Image Gallery, SHAFT, Mahou Shoujo, Assault Lily Bouquet


Amazon Prime Days: Hot Deals for You to Check Out!

&n Beginning Sunday, October 11, Amazon Prime members can get early access by shopping with Alexa on an Echo device by asking “Alexa, what are my Prime Day deals?” Amazon Prime Days are 10/13 and 10/14.  DO NOT MISS these bargain days. TONS of great deals.   Amazon Prime Day is coming up on October […] The post Amazon Prime Days: Hot Deals for You to Check Out! first appeared on LA-Story.com.
Tags: Amazon, Videos, Jewelry, Accessories, Music, Featured, Television, Movies, Celebrity, Shopping, Adventure, Women, Lifestyle, Sports, Events, Entrepreneurs


You Can Tour Camp Crystal Lake From ‘Friday the 13th’ This Halloween

During a pandemic, what’s the fall season alternative to going to a private island party where everyone tested negative for COVID-19? Taking a trip to the real-life Camp Crystal Lake from Friday the 13th in the deep woods of Hardwick, New Jersey. While this doesn’t sound like a great idea considering what happened to all the past visitors of Camp Crystal Lake, you can be assured that the only thing stalking you will be a virus, and not a serial killer in a hockey mask. Probably. Bloody Disgu...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Events, Jason Voorhees, Camp Crystal Lake, Fandom, Friday-the-13th, Hardwick New Jersey, Hardwick New Jersey While, Camp No Be Bo Sco, Crystal Lake Tours


The Horror Films of 1978

About a year ago, I embarked on the 1978 Project, a deep dive into the films of a single year (guess which one?!) There were indeed some horror heavy hitters that year, including the likes of Halloween, Dawn of the Dead, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (the surprisingly good remake), and Magic. The problem here is that I’ve already seen all of those classics (some for the 6WH itself). Plus, I’ve already covered some of the smaller stuff too. Highlights include Coma, The Fury, and The Eyes of Laur...
Tags: England, Movies, Roger Daltrey, Katharine Ross, Jean Rollin, Tom Savini, Laura Mars, Richard Marquand, Andrew Prine, 6 Weeks of Halloween, Richard Crenna, Brigitte Lahaie, Joanna Pettet, Lucy Daughter of the Devil, 1978 Project, Crenna


Review: Black Box

— by RON WILKINSON — There was a car accident. A very bad accident that killed a man’s wife, the mother of his child, the love of his life. The accident damaged his brain and caused memory loss. At least partial memory loss. The memories are coming back. Memories of things that do not completely […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Ron Wilkinson, Phylicia Rashad, Mamoudou Athie, Amanda Christine, Tosin Morohunfola, Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour


Higurashi no Naku Koro ni 2020 Collab Cafe Brimming With Delicious References

Helping to usher in the newly debuting season of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (alleged to be a remake yet some are hypothesizing otherwise), a collaboration cafe has been announced, offering all sorts of Higurashi-themed food, drink and goods for otaku to gather up as per their creed. Those who order from the menu have […]
Tags: Food, Marketing, Illustration, Anime, Cafe, Akihabara, Otaku, Image Gallery, Adaptations, Anime Goods, Higurashi, Naku Koro


Steven Spielberg Reanimates ‘Animaniacs’ in a Hilarious ‘Jurassic Park’ Parody Clip

All new episodes of Animaniacs are coming to Hulu in a revival of the beloved animated series from the 1990s. Fans have been eagerly awaiting their first proper look at the return of the series, and it finally arrived today with the first new Animaniacs clip. If you were worried that the return of Animaniacs wouldn’t be able to capture the pop culture zaniness of the original series, this clip featuring a pitch perfect parody of Jurassic Park should wash away all your concerns. Watch it below! ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Animation, Jurassic Park, Warner, Hulu, Grant, Steven Spielberg, Warner Brothers, John Hammond, Pinky, Alan Grant, Sattler, Animaniacs, Yakko Wakko


Bill Burr Lights Up a ‘Saturday Night Live’ That’s Much More Satisfying Than the Season Premiere

Saturday Night Live got off to a bit of a rough start last weekend with an uneven episode and a production that was full of hiccups. But perhaps it was just season premiere jitters for the first show back in the studio since the coronavirus pandemic forced the series to do three remotely produced episodes to close out the previous season. The new episode of SNL with comedian Bill Burr hosting for the evening saw a big step up in quality, and it was even a little more edgy and dark than what we ...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Nbc, Boston, Snl, Dunkin Donuts, Burr, Casey Affleck, Sam Adams, Don Paul, Bill Burr, Saturday-Night-Live, TV Reviews


What Can You Only Binge on Netflix UK?

Netflix is an amazing streaming platform. It’s just too bad that the site is split into different regional libraries, and that some of them have more content than others. Right now, the US, UK, and CA libraries seem to have the most content (almost 6,000 titles). And some of them can only be watched in […]
Tags: Movies, Features, Netflix, Grease, US UK, Jack Reacher, Netflix UK, Jackass


Feasting Filo Figure Offering a Tasty Treat

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari’s pretty bird girl Filo has gotten some time in the spotlight over the other girls in the “controversial rape series” by way of this figurine, which depicts the girl having a snack while offering pantsu fiends a snack of their own – buyers can partake in March of next year. […]
Tags: Food, Anime, Feet, Tate, Moe, Anime Figures, Pantsu, Image Gallery, Kadokawa, Filo, Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari, Nariagari


‘Cleopatra’ Will Reunite Gal Gadot and ‘Wonder Woman’ Director Patty Jenkins at Paramount Pictures

For the longest time, Sony Pictures has been trying to get a Cleopatra movie off the ground. Directors like Paul Greengrass, David Fincher, Denis Villeneuve and many more have been linked to the project over the years. But now a new Cleopatra movie is in the works over at Paramount Pictures with Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot slated to reteam with the DC Comics superhero franchise director Patty Jenkins. Deadline has the news on Paramount Pictures wining an intense bidding war for the new Cleopa...
Tags: Apple, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, Sony, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Eric Roth, Cleopatra, True Story, Alexander, Laeta Kalogridis, Gal Gadot, Kalogridis


Review: The Lie

— by RON WILKINSON — How far would you go to protect your family? Probably not far if your daughter was a jerk like Kayla. But that is not the point. Suspend disbelief for an hour or two and enter the world of Jay and Becca, Kayla’s estranged parents about to be brought back together […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Jay, Peter Sarsgaard, Joey King, Kayla, Ron Wilkinson, Mireille Enos, Veena Sud, Nicholas Lea, Patti Kim, Becca Kayla


Netflix Plows Through the Season with a Bunch of New Original Holiday Movies & TV Shows

Halloween isn’t even here yet and stores are already stocking up on Christmas decorations. So maybe it’s not so crazy that Netflix has unveiled their new wave of original holiday movies and TV shows that will be arriving on the streaming service over the next couple of months. In fact, the first holiday original arrives before Halloween with the romantic comedy Holidate. After that, it’s an endless stream of cheesy romance, holiday spirit, delicious baked goods, and even some Christmas adventur...
Tags: Movies, Germany, New York City, Earth, Netflix, New York Times, Dolly Parton, Jackson, Kate, Air Force, Santa, Jack, Pacific, David Levithan, Lola, Forest Whitaker


Will This Dark Peanuts Revision Get Published?

Source Point Press has announced they will be releasing Dial P for Peanuts, which sounds like a mash-up of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None with the cast of Charles Schulz’s comic strip. Here’s the publisher’s description: Childhood friends Charles, Lucille, Sally, Patricia, and the rest are brought back together in the most harrowingly way… Ten friends are invited to a mysterious home on the remote Isle of Man by the mysterious Mr. Iman. A closely knit group as [...]
Tags: Comics, Agatha Christie, Iman, Charles Schulz, Comic News, Source Point Press, Charles Lucille Sally Patricia


Yelp Now Allowing Users to Label Businesses as “Racist”

The review crowdsourcing portal for businesses, Yelp, has rolled out a new feature allowing its consumers to label any business as racist, prompting “Consumer Alerts”. Yelp began their statement by virtue signaling about how much they’ve aided black businesses: Over the summer, Yelp rolled out a number of initiatives to help users find and support […]
Tags: Food, Politics, Usa, International, Racism, Anime, Announcements, Yelp



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