Jerry Stahl knows heroin — the good, the bad and the literary. That's why Stahl was the perfect choice to be editor of The Heroin Chronicles, an anthology of 13 chasing-the-dragon stories by junkies and ex-junkies. Released Jan. 1, the third entry in the Akashic Drug Chronicles Series (after T ... More >>
If you really want to see a festival that deals with the extremities of the future, any retirement home will do.
The 2nd Extreme Future Festival, which took place over two days at the L.A. Center Studios this past weekend, focused on arts and technology produced by "radical voices of the new evolut ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #169 for Saturday, June 16, 2012
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Shannon CottrellSee more photos in Shannon Cottrell's gallery, "The Venture Bros. @ San Diego Comic-Con 2011."
Adult Swim's cult hit The Venture Bros. was back at San Diego Comic-Con this year. Friday's panel featured show masterminds Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer along with James Urbaniak, ... More >>
Falling JamesThe Middle ClassSo much of punk rock is centered around nostalgia these days, whether it's played by modern corporate pretenders aping their elders in watered-down, insipid ways or the surviving elders themselves, whose reunions are often too sluggish and self-congratulatory to e ... More >>
At long last, the geek gods have smiled upon fans of The Venture Bros. Today, Adult Swim announced that the cult hit TV series, which wraps underground music and pop culture references into an action-based storyline, is collaborating with L.A. toy company Biff Bang Pow! to create a line of bobble he ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSunday night at midnight, The Venture Bros. returns to Adult Swim for another season of mad scientist and supervillain misadventures. While we have heard bits and pieces about what to expect for the upcoming episodes at Comic Con, when LA Weekly caught up show architects Jacks ... More >>
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On the surface, The Venture Bros. is a blatant, and extremely funny, parody of Hanna-Barbera's classic Johnny Quest with elements of Fantastic Four and James Bond thrown in for good measure. Watch a few episodes, though, and the popular Adult Swim series morphs int ... More >>