A fun hour of radio ensued as David Calcano of Fantoons (http://www.fantoons.tv) Joined the Jo(h)n’s to discuss the breadth of products on offer from the publisher. With a client list that includes such notable names as Disney (you know them right??), Brian Wilson, Penguin Random House, CBS, Zappa, and Rush. Chances are they create a Read MoreComments Off on 1/12/20 Radio Program with Special Guest David Calcano of Fantoons
Well here we are, we’ve made it!!!!! Day 4 of the “Pint Holiday Gift Guide”!!!! for this final installment Ganache takes a look at 2 books that tie into each other perfectly. In the first book “Cult Filmmakers 50 Movie Mavericks You Need To Know” Author Ian Haydn Smith details such Cult icons as David Read MoreComments Off on Shelf Gratification – A Cult Filmmaker Duo!!
Another day, another addition to our “Pint Holiday Buyers Guide”, this time we are taking a look at Quarto Publishing’s career retrospective on industry icon Quentin Tarantino. There has perhaps been no more polarizing figure in Hollywood than Tarantino, writing and directing some of the biggest movies to ever grace the silver screen, his career Read MoreComments Off on Shelf Gratification – Quentin Tarantino, The Iconic Filmmaker And His Work
1979, 40 years ago… not only is that the year of MY birth, but also the birth of one of the greatest movies in SciFi / Horror history. Directed by Ridley Scott “Alien” is a masterpiece of tension and design. Taking artistic cues from the incomparable H.R. Giger, Ridley Scott’s enduring work spawned countless sequels, Read MoreComments Off on Shelf Gratification – Alien Vault 40th Anniversary Edition
I finally returned to work this week from my surgery, so my Pint Work has been a little behind, nevertheless I still wanted to get the audio of last weeks radio show uploaded to YouTube as it was an extremely entertaining hour of radio. Steve Roth Of Quarto Publishing group (http://www.quartoknows.com) joined the Jo(h)n’s to Read MoreComments Off on 12/1/19 Radio Program (Audio Only) – With Steve Roth of Quarto Publishing Group
In this weeks edition of “Shelf Gratification” Ganache once again takes us down the rabbit hole of classic horror movies, but this time through the lens of their soundtracks!! “Blood On Black Wax” written by Rue Morgue Magazine’s Music Editor Aaron Lupton, and Author Jeff Szpirglas, and published by 1984 publishing (http://www.1984publishing.com) is an in Read MoreComments Off on Shelf Gratification – Blood On Black Wax
In this edition of “Shelf Gratification” Ganache takes a look at April Snellings’ career retrospective of revered genre artist “Ghoulish” Gary Pullin. Pullin has been in the industry for decades, and is currently an art columnist for “Rue Morgue” magazine. His work has touched on everything from Horror, to Sci Fi, and even movies such Read MoreComments Off on Shelf Gratification: Ghoulish
Robert Greenberger, former editor at DC Comics, Starlog, and Comics Scene has been spending the last few years working on some fantastic retrospective books for Quarto Publishing. Under the “100 Greatest Moments” banner he has already tackled The Justice League, DC Comics Heroines (which I reviewed for this very website, give it a look), and Read MoreComments Off on Shelf Gratification: Batman 100 Greatest Moments
What’s up everyone!!! Recently Ganache had a chance to take a look at a couple of really interesting books, that do a great job a tugging on your nostalgia heartstrings. The first Book is “Ad Astra” from author Michael Gingold, and published by 1984 Publishing. “Ad Astra” is a love note to all the classic Read MoreComments Off on Shelf Gratification – A Ganache twofer!!!
Depending on your interest in a myriad number of things, you are going to either love or loathe William James Murray. He is an avid golfer with a reported handicap of 7, owns minor league baseball teams, loves major league sporting events, and any of that could teeter your opinion of the man to one Read MoreComments Off on Saint Bill