Thursday, September 26, 2013

Media Montage 14: From Beyond

Bruce and Larry revisit the 1986 Cult Horror Classic, From Beyond based on an HP Lovecraft story. Jeffrey Combs and the lovely Barbara Crampton face off against horrible things from another dimension with sexy, and gory results! ...and yes, the conceptual artist from the credits is indeed THAT Neal Adams!


Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Media Montage 13: Some Digital Comics

This week Larry and Bruce discuss digitally delivered comics. Web Comics, Digital Readers, and how digital delivery affects storytelling, pacing and presentation.

Comic Rocket, a good way to explore web comics.

Comixology, for reading and buying digital comics for reading on all your devices.

The Digital Comics Museum for awesome Public Domain Golden Age Comics.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Media Montage 12: Disclosure

This Week is another trip down the rabbit hole as Bruce and Larry discuss the concept of Disclosure, the idea that governments, in conjunction with Hollywood, are slowly revealing the existence of extraterrestrial contact to the general populace with the ultimate goal of official acknowledgement of alien contact.

The Official website of the Disclosure Project.

The Brookings Report on the implications of ET contact.

Famous people who've seen UFOs.

Ronald Reagan on the implications of contact:

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Media Montage 11: Wrasslin'

Larry and Bruce discuss the wild world of Professional Wrestling, the crazy characters, zany stories and the darker side of the industry too.

Whatcha gonna do, when Mediamontagemania runs wild on you!?!

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Media Montage 10: Remake Remarks

This week Larry and Bruce tackle remake madness. Is the current crop of remakes and adaptations the bane of the film world? Or has the tendency remake, re-do, and adapt been there from the beginning?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Media Montage Podcast 9: Some Weird Comics

This week Larry and Bruce talk comics...Weird Ones! Some strange books from our collections, The Eye, The Purple Claw, The Anomalies, and of course Stardust the Super Wizard. They also discuss the Digital Comics Museum where you can read some of these wonderfully weird books.

Read the Purple Claw #1 HERE!
Read a great collection of Stardust the Super Wizard HERE!
The Digital Comics Museum posts thousands of public domain comics available for download. I use Comical, a simple reader for .CBR and .CBZ files found at the DCM.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Predictive Programming: New X-Men

Larry here: Kicking off my hay day of comic collecting was Grant Morrison's run on X-Men dubbed New X-Men. The first issue of his run, #114 came out in July 2001, featuring Cassandra Nova, Professor Charles Xavier's evil twin sister who launches a Sentinel attack on Genosha city in issue #115 marked August 2001. 
 (Below)Magneto viewing the Sentinel attack first hand as it hits his tower in a scene all too familiar, and subsequent aftermath upon Genosha City.

 More after the jump...

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Media Montage Podcast 8: Predictive Programming

This week Larry and Bruce discuss the conspiracy theory concept of predictive programming in media. Is it happening or is it just coincidence? Does the illuminati 'reveal the method' before unleashing their sinister plots? Or do artists just explore so many possible eventualities in TV, Film and comics that some of them are bound to come true? Join us as we try to figure it out.

 Here is an fascinating article about GI Joe and predictive programming.

Blog post I did from 2011 about predictive programming and the Twin Towers/Mega Powers.

 Here is an e-book featuring TONS of pre 9/11 media imagery and synchronicities called Imagining 9/11:

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Media Montage Podcast 7: Burning Arrows

Bruce and Larry visit action adventure TV shows this week in the form of Arrow and Burn Notice. Arrow, a show that is just ramping up for its second season, and Burn Notice a show quickly coming up on its series finale.