Leopold Metlicovitz (1868 - 1944) was a painter, commercial illustrator and theatrical designer, and is considered to be one of the fathers of Italian graphic design. Not much is known about the man's history, but his art and technical expertise certainly speak for themselves.
On Miskatonic Mondays, we celebrate the "weird" fiction of HP Lovecraft and the genre of otherworldly horror that it spawned.
This week, we're continuing our look at "Supernatural Horror in Literature" by HP Lovecraft. First published in 1927 in the one-shot magazine The Recluse, "Supernatural Horror in Literature" is a long essay by the celebrated horror writer H. P. Lovecraft surveying the field of horror fiction.…
Each weekend, we'll bring you a classic, full-length movie from the dawn of Hollywood.
This week, we have one of Alfred Hitchcock's earliest pieces entitled, "The Ring."
Jack Saunders (Carl Brisson) and Bob Corby (Ian Hunter) are two boxers in love with Nellie (Lillian Hall-Davis). Jack and Nellie are married but their marriage is flat so she starts to look to Bob for… Continue
Today marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of H.P. Lovecraft - arguably one of the most influential horror writers of the 20th century. Modern writers like Stephen King and Clive Barker, comics writers Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman, film directors John Carpenter, Stuart Gordon, and Guillermo Del Toro, and artist H. R. Giger have all acknowledge influence from the works of H.P. Lovecraft.
In honour of the anniversary today's From the Libray selection includes an assortment of… Continue
The 1937 Kurtis Tommy Lee Special was a handbuilt boattail roadster built by Frank Kurtis for Tommy Lee in 1937.
The Cord influenced speedster was based on a 1936 Ford frame and running gear (and retained the classic rear-wheel drive layout - L.K.). Frank used Cord front and rear fenders when he built the car, the rest of the body was hand-formed in aluminum. The… Continue
Private Snafu learns about the hazards of enemy booby traps the hard way.
This is one of 26 Private SNAFU ('Situation Normal, All Fouled Up) cartoons made by the US Army Signal Corps to educate and boost the morale the troops. Originally created by Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss) and Phil Eastman, most of the cartoons were produced by Warner Brothers Animation Studios - employing their animators, voice actors (primarily Mel Blanc) and Carl Stalling's… Continue
Welcome to Two Fisted Tuesdays, Dieselpunks' weekly beat on the mean streets.
Starring Gerald Mohr and starting with the famous lines, "Get this and get it straight! Crime is a sucker's road and those who travel it wind up in the gutter, the prison or the grave." The Adventures of Philip Marlowe runs about 25 minutes without commercials. You can listen to this blast from the past in MP3 format for free at the link below.…
Taken from Wikipedia The Holden Efijy is a concept car created in Australia by Holden. It is based around the iconic Holden FJ, the second model built by Holden. The concept is based on the Chevrolet Corvette floor pan, a 6.0 litre V8 engine with Rootes supercharger putting out 480kW at a little shy of 6500 r.p.m. It rides on an air suspension system that sits down when stopped, and also has electronic instrumentation including a… Continue
"Gasbags" is WWII British comedy staring the Crazy Gang (Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Jimmy Nervo, Teddy Knox, Charlie Naughton and Jimmy Gold). Filmed during the Battle of Britain the story starts with the gang as enlisted men in charge of barrage balloon placement for the Kenningwood section. After they are discovered by their Sgt. Major using their balloon to drum up business for their fish stall they are ordered to remove the balloon from the roof of their shop, but not before a powerful… Continue
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