Friday, July 17, 2015

New X-Files teaser video

New Music Friday: Miles Davis; Sly and the Family Stone; Game of Thrones, The Pretty Things

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Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4

Pop Culture Roundup: Basil Wolverton; Batman Family; Stan Lee; Wally Wood; Spider-Man

Read a 1948 on comic sound effects by the great Basil Wolverton.


13th Dimension interviews former DC Comics staffer Bob Rozakis about one of my favorite 1970s titles, Batman Family!


A new infographic details Stan Lee's many cameo appearances in Marvel Comics-based TV shows and movies over the years, dating back to 1989's "Trial of the Incredible Hulk" TV movie.


Via Pappy's Golden Age Comics Blogzine: Read Wally Wood's "Vengeance of the Armored Arm!"


A "spider man" Halloween costume marketed in 1954 bears a remarkable similarity to the costume worn by Marvel Comics' Spider-Man, who first showed up in 1962.

Fab Friday: Vintage Beatles pics

See more Fab posts at The Glass Onion Beatles Journal!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

"Doctor Who" and "Sherlock" showrunner doesn't discount a meetup

Steven Moffat, who produces both "Sherlock" and "Doctor Who" for the BBC says he isn't against the two characters meeting up.
The idea was put to him at Comic Con and his take was clear. ‘For the record… I have no problem with the idea of them meeting.’

Steven also reflected how the two iconic figures would deal with each other. ‘They’re very different. I’m not sure how well they’d get on…’ And asked how the Doctor would react to Holmes, Peter Capaldi’s answer was a simple, ‘More cleverly…’

Coming up: The Faces - 1970-1975: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything...

Out Aug. 28, 2015. Five CDs. Pre-order for $54.98 here (regularly


YOU CAN MAKE ME DANCE, SING OR ANYTHING (1970-1975) includes: The First Step (1970), Long Player (1971), A Nod Is as Good as a a Blind Horse (1971), and Ooh La La (1973), and features unreleased bonus tracks included with each album. These albums showcase that incredible range from bar stool anthems like Had Me A Real Good Time, Miss Judy s Farm, and Stay With Me, to tender ballads that will leave you crying in your beer like Ooh La La, Love Lives Here and Glad And Sorry.

In addition to the studio albums, the collection also features a bonus disc that gathers up nine essentials tracks that didn t appear on proper albums, including the 1973 single Pool Hall Richard, a live performance of the Temptations I Wish It Would Rain from the 1973 Reading Festival, and Dishevelment Blues, a song that came free as a flexi-disc in copies of the British music magazine New Music Express.

Disc: 1
1. Wicked Messenger
2. Devotion
3. Shake, Shudder, Shiver
4. Stone
5. Around The Plynth
6. Flying
7. Pineapple And The Monkey
8. Nobody Knows
9. Looking Out The Window
10. Three Button Hand Me Down
11. Behind The Sun (Outtake) *
12. Mona - The Blues (Outtake) *
13. Shake, Shudder, Shiver (BBC Session) *
14. Flying (Take 3) *
15. Nobody Knows (Take 2)
Disc: 2
1. Bad n Ruin
2. Tell Everyone
3. Sweet Lady Mary
4. Richmond
5. Maybe I m Amazed
6. Had Me A Real Good Time
7. On The Beach
8. I Feel So Good
9. Jerusalem
10. Whole Lotta Woman (Outtake) *
11. Tell Everyone (Take 1) *
12. Sham-Mozzal (Instrumental - Outtake) *
13. Too Much Woman (Live) *
14. Love In Vain (Live) *
Disc: 3
1. Miss Judy s Farm
2. You re So Rude
3. Love Lives Here
4. Last Orders Please
5. Stay With Me
6. Debris
7. Memphis
8. Too Bad
9. That s All You Need
10. Miss Judy s Farm (BBC Session) *
11. Stay With Me (BBC Session) *
Disc: 4
1. Silicone Grown
2. Cindy Incidentally
3. Flags And Banners
4. My Fault
5. Borstal Boys
6. Fly In The Ointment
7. If I m On The Late Side
8. Glad And Sorry
9. Just Another Honky
10. Ooh La La
11. Cindy Incidentally (BBC Session) *
12. Borstal Boys (Rehearsal) *
13. Silicone Grown (Rehearsal) *
14. Glad And Sorry (Rehearsal) *
15. Jealous Guy (Live) *
Disc: 5
1. Pool Hall Richard
2. I Wish It Would Rain (With A Trumpet)
3. Rear Wheel Skid
4. Maybe I m Amazed w
5. Oh Lord I m Browned Off
6. You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything (Even Take The Dog For A Walk, Mend A Fuse, Fold Away The Ironing Board, Or Any Other Domestic Short Comings) (UK Single Version)
7. As Long As You Tell Him
8. Skewiff (Mend The Fuse)
9. Dishevelment Blues

New Entertainment Weekly cover spotlights X-Men: Apocalypse

Olivia Munn is Psylocke and Michael Fassbender is Magneto on the new cover of Entertainment Weekly.

Vintage promo pics from "The Outer Limits"

Pop Artifact: Vintage Jetsons Space Ball game