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Posts Tagged ‘zombies’
Whenever I think that I know about all of the local cartoonists, a surprise awaits me. Last week, I got a tip that Bill McKay had a comic book solicited from Moonstone, and judging from his website, was in the D.C. area. A quick e-mail confirmed that he is in the greater metro area, and [...]
D.C.'s cultural chasm certainly was not devoid of noise this week. But the mighty Far Out vs. Hot Dang does not necessarily care about the loudest noises. Whispers, farts, thuds, hisses, barks, kisses, moans—it all matters.
“SELF’s message that small steps can add up to major change really resonates with the power base here in D.C.”
One evening eight years ago, Stephen Gregory Smith did something he admits sounds a little silly now: He covered the windows of his Fairlington apartment with blankets. His mother had called earlier from Connellsville, Pa., to tell him she’d seen a news report that the Beltway sniper, then rampant, had shot someone near his house.
Halloween may be long past, but Imperial China hasn't stopped creeping people out. The trio's new offering is essentially a video mashup, but with some snappy editing, eerie clips from the 1973 horror flick Messiah of Evil complement the darkness of the Imperial China song "Letter of a General" quite well. Check out the gruesome [...]
There's a lotta curse words this week, which can only mean one thing: the curatorial potency of Far Out vs. Hot Dang is at its ZENITH. Until next week, when we'll come back and drop some more D.C. knowledge on you.
Blonde Redhead, Pantha du Prince at the 9:30 club
Doom metal becomes sexy, and not necessarily [...]
Arts Roundup: I Will Send TBD Five Dollars if They Write About Something Besides The Daily Show Today Edition
The Lincoln Memorial attracts all sorts—tourists who block the sidewalk, labor rallies, Tea Parties, Greenpeace canvassers, Glenn Beck. But zombies? Yesterday, WaPo's Lisa DeMoraes reports, a horde of zombies (put your shotguns away horror fans, they were only actors) attempted to swarm the western end of the mall when they were turned away by the [...]
This weekly assemblage is now a decagon in the aggregate, yet it retains the general shape of Week 1, in which we told you that on one side are "the deep thoughts, the innovations, the reflections, the revelations, the oddballs and the acid trips" and on the other side are "the conflicts, the punchlines, the [...]
If you're like us, you love superlatives—love, love, love superlatives. Why, just yesterday I was contemplating the Best of My Work Station. Best book galley I will never read? The one with the zombies! Best press kit? The one with all the muted colors! Best identical recycling bin? The one on the left! Later tonight, I'll probably ponder [...]