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Eternia Stroganoff With a Side of Sorcery Sauce

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, February 28, 2018 06:56pm | Post a Comment

He-man and Stinkor

By Kai Wada Roath
Ambassador of Confusion Hill and host of the Super Shangri-La Show

It was just recently that my friend Beerwolf went on a He-Man hoarding mission, and, strangely enough, Evil-Lynat that same time many miles away, I too was on a similar mission, staying up foolishly beyond the witching hour reading the back stories of Zodac, Stinkor, and Man-E-Faces till my eyeballs were melting from my head. Was there some diabolical scientist zapping test beams down on us from a secret Russian space station for us to have parallel thoughts of these 1980's super-sword dude cartoons entering our brains? Why is there now a Orko toy on my dresser, starring at me every morning? Why do we keep seeking out rad junk to stuff in our garages!? Why me? (Also, great Question Mark & the Mysterians song.)

I believe it was soon after this semi-spiritual Grayskull awakening (or Soviet Satellite Mind-Seed) that Beerwolf gave birth to his new band, The Kommies. This birth, was much like that of when Zeus had his head split open and the goddess Athena jumped out of it in full armor...totally awesome. Listen to this music worthy of those Gods up in Olympus that wear Chuck Taylors with holes in the soles.



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New 'What's In My Bag?' Episode with Gonjasufi

Posted by Amoebite, April 4, 2017 03:00pm | Post a Comment

Gonjasufi What's In My Bag? Amoeba Music

San Diego hip hop artist Gonjasufi was at Amoeba Hollywood recently diggin' through all kinds of records, and clued us into some of the things he looks for while shopping. "I don't know anything about this dude, what really got me was the price: 25 cents," he says pulling out a spoken word record by Low German writer Rudolf Kinau. Many of his picks were chosen by their cover, like Al Sigmund's Guitar Magic, which features the German guitarist playing his axe on a row boat in a lake. "In the water, playing electric, that takes some balls," he comments.

Gonjasufi Mandela Effect Amoeba MusicGonjasufi (né Sumach Ecks) began his musical career with San Diego hip-hop crew Masters of the Universe in the early '90s. A decade later, Ecks had connected with Flying Lotus and the Gaslamp Killer while visiting Los Angeles; his work began attracting attention after a 2008 guest turn on Flying Lotus' Los Angeles LP. Two years afterward, Gonjasufi released his debut album, A Sufi and a Killer, via Warp Records.

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Andy Lau frees Chow Yun-Fat

Posted by Eric Brightwell, February 27, 2009 05:27pm | Post a Comment

"Your plan worked, Lau. With Trapjaw rusted, he can't even move or call for help! To the Talon Fighter!"

Chow Yun-Fat
is a renowned actor whose career spans several decades, but who is best known to American audiences for his roles in John Woo’s heroic bloodshed films and a couple of wuxia films that were released in the oughts. Andy Lau, whilst less well known in America at large, has an enormous following both among film fans, especially well known for his work with Johnny To, and his career as a Cantopop star. Throughout both of their careers, Chow and Lau have appeared in several films and a television program:

1982 - Sou hat yi
1986 - 楊家將 aka Yang ka cheung aka The Yangs’ saga
1987 - 江湖情 aka Goo woo ching aka Drifter love aka Jian hu qing aka Rich and famous
-and - 英雄好漢 aka Ying hung ho hon aka Hero aka Heroic hero aka Rich and famous II aka Tragic
            Hero
aka Ying xiong  hao ban
1988 - 精裝追女仔 aka Jin zhuong zhui nu zi zhi er aka Romancing star II
1989 - 賭神 aka Du shen aka Dao san aka God of gamblers
1991 - 賭神2 aka  Dou hap aka Du xia aka God of gambers II aka Knight of gamblers
 
Although their careers haven’t intersected in a long time, that didn’t apparently stop Andy Lau from bailing out his old friend who seems to have been imprisoned underneath Snake Mountain, judging by the eerie green light and the ancient magenta bricks. How did Lau and Woo find themselves on Eternia? Who painted this amazing picture? [Insert Orco saying something silly.] I found this ad in a Vietnamese rag whilst hanging out with the ever astonishing Ngoc cung.

"Curses Lau! You win this time but I'll be back! Meh heh ha ha hanh!

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