Monday, August 11, 2008

Velvet Monkeys vs. Issac Hayes, 1986...

Could there have been a more profoundly prescient tribute?

Cheers to DF for the link...

Courtesy of Balazs: "Messiah Remix Goes Off!!!"

Praise DJ Jesus...

Mr. Pandi suggests that "the best is the guy sitting in the first row being totally frozen, just watching." I'm rather drawn to the backward robot moves of the check-shirted serial killer dude on the periphery - he's hillbilly junglist to the core...

Despite Scientology, Sobs...

R.I.P. Chocolate Salty Balls...

I saw Wattstax at a once-segregated, rapidly disintegrating grindhouse in Albany, Georgia in late 1973 and flipped my fucking lid. Rufus Thomas and the Bar-Kays kinda kicked Issac's ass in the film, but Mr. Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic's intro was beyond classic...



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(Lobby card set for the confused but no less entertaining Italian-American co-sploit drive-in staple Three Tough Guys...)



(One of the posters created for Jonathan Kaplan's Shaft-lite epic Truck Turner. It was gritty and satisfying in its own lugubrious way, of course...)