Friday, June 28, 2013

66 Year-Old James Woods Steps Out With 20 Year-Old Girlfriend...

Well played, sir; well played.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

All I can Think of is; "FEEEED ME SEYMOUR!!!"

Yes, that is a real Clam licking it's chops.
All at once; "EEEWW!!"

I am in Awe...

Yes, this is an actual person wearing a full body latex suit and not an action figure.  This "Mass Effect EDI latex costume cosplay is made of 0,6-2,0 mm latex. Helmet is made of latex too.  All silver designs and texture patterns are ingrained in the latex, meaning it won’t wear or rub off."


You're not a fucking Flamingo!

This is Not How I Feel Today...

I'm so Excited That Sony is Making a Captain Planet & The Planeteers Movie...

Said no one EVER.
Yeah, this is a real thing.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

I am Soooo Frickin' Excited About This!!!

Those of you who know me know full well that I am a Mego toy fanatic. So much so that I made my living for three years making custom Mego action figures of characters that the company never made. I also have a Mego Iron Man tattoo on my left forearm.

If Mego is my favorite toy line, then the 8" Mego Batman figure is my favorite toy of all time. So much so that I even made a portrait of it;
Figures Toy Company, a company that specializes in Mego-esque toy properties that include such jems like KISS, Mad Monster Series, Evel Knieval, Conan and many others, has recently acquired the rights to re-issue EXACT replicas of not only the line of Mego Batman characters, but the entire DC Comics character library! That means we will get exact replicas of not only every DC character Mego ever produced, but new characters that Mego never even released!
Oh, and did I mention that Anthony Balasco; the CFO of Figures Toy Company was my number one customer when I was making customs? Will I be dropping Anthony an email offering my services with his newly acquired DC license? Why yes, yes I will.

Awesome Retro Travel Posters to Fictional Places!

Studio MUTI and FoxP2 have created a series of four posters depicting fictional locations from King Kong, The Shining, Avatar, and Lord of the Rings as classic, mid-century travel posters for Ster-Kinekor Theaters in South Africa.

Cool Tat, Bro!

You are getting very sleepy...

New IMAX Poster for Pacific Rim!

Giant Monsters. Giant Robots. Lotsa destruction! This poster pretty much sums it up!
IMAX will continue their "Fanfix" poster series with the upcoming Pacific Rim with an exclusive print by artist Sergio Grisanti. Fans will receive the poster by attending the first IMAX screenings for the film on July 12.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Project Completed!

When I decided to paint my rims, I struggled with whether to remove the tires or not. When I weighed the process of disconnecting the brakes and potentially killing myself at a later date due to my own mechanical ineptitude, I smartly decided to leave them on and just tape and cover the Hell out of everything. The masking process took a stupid long time to do, but luckily I used to stripe and prep aircraft for paint back in tha day, so it didn't take as long as it could've.

Here's some in-process pics;

And here's the finished product - I'm really happy that I decided to go with the deeper red. It's not a perfect job, but for $25 in materials and about 3 hours into it, I think it's spectacular!

Friday, June 21, 2013

New Project!

Since I just don't have enough projects to do right now, I figured I might as well throw one more on  top of the pile! I've decided to paint the rims and spokes of my chopper red. I was going to pay a professional, but I think I'm gonna go ghetto and do it myself with a lot of tape, newspaper and lots of Krylon Red! Here's a before and approximate after;

(Sigh)... Guess I'll Have to Fly to Japan in August!

My Youngest Son's New Poster...

Gotta raise 'em right!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

These Guys Are Still The Shit!

You may have never heard of the mysterious metal act Dehaan, but you've definitely heard Dehaan – because, well, they're actually Metallica. This past weekend at the band's own Orion Music + More Festival, Metallica came out as Dehaan and proceeded to tear through the entirety of their 1983 debut, Kill 'Em All.

I was fortunate enough to see these guys on the "And Justice For All" tour, as well as their headlining gig at Lollapalooza back in '97, and they only get better with age!

Wow - Look How Far Video Game Graphics Have Come Since 1996!

They finally got the titties right! WOO-HOO!

Jambi is All Kinds of WRONG!

August 11th, BITCHES!!!

New International Poster For Kick-Ass 2!

Never Read The Comic, But The Movie Looks Pretty Good!

Check Out How Superman's "S" Shield Has Changed Over The Years!

My favorite is the one from "Kingdom Come" (incredible story, BTW)
What's yours?

Sunday, June 16, 2013

So, I Caught The Man of Steel Yesterday...

and it was frickin' AWESOME!! I wasn't quite sure what to expect after hearing the mixed reviews; the most prominent complaint being that it was short on story, but big on action.

The critics are not completely wrong in this assertion, but; whatever the film lacks on storytelling (which isn't much, BTW), it more than compensates with startlingly rich visuals, mind-blowing special effects, riveting action scenes, and solid performances by a stellar cast! And yes, Henry Cavil IS The Man of Steel!

Also, there are a couple of Easter eggs thrown in for good measure; a couple of trucks bearing a familiar "LexCorp logo, and if you look really hard, you will even catch the "Wayne Enterprises" logo on an unlucky satellite. Finally, be sure to laugh at the "giant penis rockets" that are used to shuttle Zod & Co. into the Phantom Zone!

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Check Out The First Trailer for 300: Rise of an Empire!

Comin' atcha March of 2014

That's a Big-Ass Frog!

Last week I chaperoned my youngest son's mining field trip to some local mines, and I caught this huge frog in a nearby quarry. I don't think I've ever seen one so big!

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Take That, Taylor Swift! You Just Got HADERED!!!

Wait a Sec... I Thought Cats Were Legalized?

Check Out Two Man of Steel Posters For Mondo!

Mondo has today revealed two different designs inspired by this week's Man of Steel. The first, by Ken Taylor, is limited to 300 of the regular prints and 150 of the variants. The second, by Martin Ansin, will be available as both a limited (100 print) metal variant and an unlimited run that will be decided by the total number of orders. Check out the posters below!
The Martin Ansin design is my fave; definitely got a nice Alex Ross vibe to it!

Get Your First Look at Smaug in The New Trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug!

Fans will be able to get to see Smaug, Bilbo and the rest of the gang when The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opens in theaters Dec. 13.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Should I Feel Flattered or Ripped Off?

This is kinda interesting; I'm a big fan of cinema schlock. One of my all-time faves from the medium is "Phantom of The Paradise". If you haven't seen it, here's the synopsis from IMDB;

A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace.

Anyway, a few years ago I created an art piece based on the Phantom. It sold relatively well, and is still available in my shop. While surfing the interwebs today, I ran across the blue-ray case for the film as seen below. Yes, that's my art. I know a lot of artists would be upset by something like this, but I only find it flattering. Hell, I don't own the rights to the character anyway, so what do I care? We artists steal from everyone in one form or another. If anyone denies that, then they are full of shit. What about you guys? How would you feel about someone swiping your work?

3-D Monster Has Gone INTERNATIONAL!!!

The good folks over at Urchin Books in Sydney, Australia have seen my official 3-D Monster merchandise, and decided that it would be a good fit for their eclectic shop! 

Here's what they have to say about themselves on their Etsy page;
Urchin Books is a community based second hand bookshop in Sydney, Australia. As well as being passionate about all things literary, we love the weird and wondrous, hosting numerous events including book and writing groups, monthly 'FALLOUT: Cult & Hopeless Future Film' evenings, UFO & Paranormal Events, Comic Book Clubs, Zine & Self Publishing Workshops and other gatherings the Urchins dream up. The bookshop is currently diversifying and including an ever expanding range of handmade, fair trade, recycled and pop culture curiosities with an emphasis on things that excite the imagination..... 

I mean, c'mon - was this shop created specifically with your truly in mind??!? It reads like a list of my favorite things! I wish them all of the success in the world and hope that my shirts and stickers sell like hotcakes! Be sure to drop by and show them much love, and like them on the !

Monday, June 10, 2013

Sounds Good to me...

Best Name for a Hair Salon Ever?

We think so...

New TV Spot For World War Z! The $hit Hits The Fan!

Hitting theaters on June 21, the Marc Forster-directed action thriller stars Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox and David Morse.

YAY! The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Teaser Poster is Here!

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters December 13 with the final chapter, The Hobbit: There and Back Again arriving December 17, 2014
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