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WFUV VS. WFMU: The Two Towers

Written by Ned Vizzini on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

"I’m glad that’s over!" a woman behind me said, exasperated, when the noisy battle of cartoon blood and carnage finally subsided in Ralph Bakshi’s 1978 The Lord of the Rings—and the movie still hadn’t ended. There’s much more tolerance for things Tolkien these days; the nearly half-hour battle sequence in which 10,000 computer-animated troops storm [&hellip
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Bill Plympton’s Mutant Aliens; Cancer Conspiracy Recovers from Queens Bandits; Swank Events at Orensanz, White Columns and Puck Bldg.

Written by Ned Vizzini on . Posted in Miscellaneous, Posts

Plympton is at the forefront of this new wave, or the back, depending on whether you like his childishly simple line drawings, bizarre sex scenes and characters that morph from one disgusting thing into another. His new opus is about a group of animals, spawned under frightening circumstances in outer space, that returns to Earth [&hellip
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Get Serious About Dating; King Missile/Bongwater Spawn New Band; Tiger Mountain Makes Steve Miller Cool Again; X-ecutioners and X-treme Videos

Written by Ned Vizzini on . Posted in Miscellaneous, Posts

"I teach, among other things, how to access your instinct, your intuition and your deeper wisdom so that you can assess a new prospect," Wininger says. Excuse me? I thought dating was about humiliation and (maybe) theft. "Wisdom is crucial, because let’s face it–most dates lead nowhere," Wininger reasons. This week he is going to [&hellip
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