Why Newspapers Are Failing

Hat tip to Brian Spears for alerting me to this. David Simon appeared on Bill Maher’s show. He sums up precisely why newspaper companies are in dire straits — and it ain’t the Internet’s fault. It’s a long clip, most of which centers around the “war on drugs.” Simon talks newspapers about 7 minutes and […]

Robert Schimmel Arrested

Robert Schimmel, the caustic comic known for his candid talk about his health and personal problems on the Howard Stern Show, has been arrested, the Daily News reports. Stand-up comedian Robert Schimmel was busted for allegedly beating up his wife, TMZ reported Saturday. The X-rated funnyman was being held on $50,000 bail after cops were called to […]

Good Review For Insatiable

Actor Fango roommate Mike “Blood Shed” Lane has a new short out called “Insatiable.”  (It has nothing to do with the famous 70s-era porn starring the recently-dead starlet Marilyn Chambers). Check out the review on Dread Central.     Here’s the trailer:  

IFC Picks Up I Sell the Dead

Good news for indie movie lovers! “I Sell the Dead,” written and directed by Glenn McQuaid, will be distributed by IFC Films! “I Sell the Dead” is a darkly comic, quirky little movie about two grave robbers. And my buddies Brian Spears and Pete Gerner of G&S Effects did the special make-up effects, including one […]