Okay, we’re not really under big construction, but we’re going to take a few weeks off of our blogging to do a bit of thinking on the new movie and stuff like that. See ya later in the spring!
Courtesy Gail Wetton, Molten Core
Courtesy Gail Wetton and Molten Core — google ‘em!
Try as we might, we couldn’t find a “contact” link to the L.A. Weekly to ask permission to reprint this, so here goes nothin’. Big thanks in advance to writer Jonny Whiteside and L.A. Weekly.
The death on February 4 of Erick Lee Purkhiser, AKA Cramps singer Lux Interior — singer, writer, artist, 3D photographer, daredevil, shape shifter.
Okay, so buy it already. Twelve bucks. Canadian!
As we continue to shoot and edit The Last Pogo Jumps Again, we thought we’d make a pitch to you, dear reader, to buy a copy of The Last Pogo, the 1978 punk rock doc that has an amazing batting average of .1000 with critics and bloggers. 1000! That’s like Barry Bonds and Babe Ruth birthing a super-baby — with A-Rod acting ...
Courtesy of Imants Krumins
Okay, we’re not exactly sure what the above review in Japan’s Doll Magazine says, but here’s hoping it spurs millions of people over there to order the DVD of The Last Pogo (it’s only $12.00!). Or thousands. Or even hundreds. If anyone wants to take a crack at translating this, we’re all ears.
Talking Heads and The Scenics, 1977; courtesy Gail Wetton
We’re going to wait until 2010 to release our feature The Last Pogo Jumps Again. We could put something together now for sure — we’ve got hundreds of hours of interviews and footage and stacks of DVD’s of old videos and photos — but there’s no sense in completing it until we’re done. And while its sometimes good to stop making sense, ...
Voodoo Priest (a hougan) with Last Pogo t-shirt in Haiti; photo by Frank Polyak
On Monday two Pogo staffers ventured out to get a handful of transition shots of Toronto to use in The Last Pogo Jumps Again. The first one up was a shot of the city skyline, and so they went to The Docks, and discovered that it was much warmer in the Pogomobile than it was on ...