The Marvel comics franchise “X-Men” has been lauded for its cultural sensitivities and perpetual relevance due to parallels commentators draw between its protagonist mutants and real-life ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities in the United States. The comic, naturally, has always been all too aware of […]
The next twenty-four hours is bound to contain numerous mentions and references to R.E.M.’s “It’s the End of the World as We Know It,” and people are bound to be playing it loudly in their cars, houses, and apartments while laughing to themselves.
Me, I think it’s far too artless and literal to invoke. More […]
I finally saw “Thor,” the film adaptation of the Marvel Comics mythos based (loosely) on the character of the same name from Norse mythology. I sought refuge from God’s Judgment by going to another for escape, only to receive a hearty but unenthusiastic pat on the back.
In fairness, I did enjoy myself to an […]
Last night I went to see Jason Webley at 51 3rd Street, the current (but soon to be former) location of the Troy Bike Rescue.
How does one describe Webley? He’s more of a performance artist than a musical act, which is meant in the best way possible and not to diminish his musicianships and unique songwriting […]
Two weeks ago, I was at the Albany Comic Con and ran into my roommate. He was standing in front of a camera giving an interview for a forthcoming web series being produced by local independent filmmakers called “Super Knocked Up.” Without getting into too […]
UPDATE: contest closed. Congratulations to Alex, one of Kevin Marshall’s Americans. Enjoy the show!
Kevin Marshall’s America is honored to be giving away two (2) tickets to see “Jaroslaw Kapuscinski: Catch the Tiger!” live at EMPAC on Saturday, April 16th at 7:00pm.
To win the tickets, submit a comment in response to this blog post […]
Speaking of mug shots…
Trapped in an air shaft and screaming for help, a grease-covered burglar was rescued early Friday morning after Rotterdam police said he got caught in the duct as he tried to break into a pizza parlor.
If you haven’t already, you can still enter to win two tickets to see “A Conversation with Steve Martin” at The Palace Theater. Contest runs through Thursday at 11:59pm.
Combining aspects […]
- Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye…
- Listen to me LIVE as guest co-host of Alternative to Sleeping tonight at 10pm!
- Realtors: “WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH” George Hearst III: “NONONOO SSSSHHH IT’S OKAY, it’s okay…here. Here’s a pacifier.” Kristi: “#oops.”
- Open Mic web series premiere tonight @ Lark Tavern
- Trust Me, You’re Going to Want to See This