Monthly Archives January 2012

Fred “The Hammer” Williamson

Fred “The Hammer” Williamson

 

One of the most charismatic action stars, Fred is known for coming at you hard in-your-face action. True to his image, you can find him presently doing exactly that in Down ‘N Dirty, his second in a series of films in which he stars as street-wise Dakota ‘Dak’ Smith (first starred as “Dak’ in Night Vision – which he received the Dallas Forth-Worth Film Critics Assoc. Award).

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Artist Spotlight – Fábio Biondo

Artist Spotlight – Fábio Biondo

 

Fabio Biondo is a Brazilian cat I friended on Facebook about a year or so ago. He had expressed his passion for animation and really dug what the Museum of UnCut Funk was doing with it’s collection. After some communication Fabio presented his art to the museum and I thought it would really be kool to highlight his work on our site.

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Movies That Should Have Been Comic Books

Movies That Should Have Been Comic Books

Need we say more!!!

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The New 2012 Forever Stamps from the USPS

The New 2012 Forever Stamps from the USPS

Above is a sneak peek at the USPS stamps for 2012.

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Red Tails aka The Tuskegee Airmen by George Lucas

Red Tails aka The Tuskegee Airmen by George Lucas

It was a long time ago – 1994, to be precise – when George Lucas produced his last film that was not connected to his “Indiana Jones” or “Star Wars” fantasy franchises. Now his long-in-the-works film about the fighting men of a very different war finally has a release date: on Friday, Lucas film said that “Red Tails,” a film about the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-Black pilot group that fought in World War II, would be released on January 20, 2012.

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Celebrating MLK Day Our Way

Celebrating MLK Day Our Way

Our Friend, Martin is a 1999 animated children’s educational film about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American civil rights movement.

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Which Private Dick Did You Like The Best???

Which Private Dick Did You Like The Best???

 

The 1970s gave birth to two of the most enduring and endearing mystery characters of all time. It was also the decade when many policemen said that the best and most realistic depiction of what it was really like in their world was being done on a weekly sitcom.

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Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Animation Exhibition


A Retrospective Of The First Positive Black Animation Characters To Appear In Television History

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Funky Turns 40 – Black Character Revolution – Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids Animation Exhibition


Black Character Revolution –
A Retrospective Of 1970’s Saturday Morning Animation Art Featuring Characters From The Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids Cartoon

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Funky Turns 40 – Black Character Revolution – Jackson 5ive Animation Exhibition

Black Character Revolution –
A Retrospective Of 1970’s Saturday Morning Animation Art Featuring Characters From The Jackson 5ive Cartoon

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President Obama Creates The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

President Obama Creates The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

One of the signature accomplishments of President Obama’s first term was the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.  Of the provisions in this bill, fought for from day one by the Obama administration was the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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My FUNKIN’ TOP-10 for 2011!

My FUNKIN’ TOP-10 for 2011!

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 2012 – Wow! Peace Love & Abundant Blessings to Everyone.  I hope and trust all are in great mind & spirit… Coldplay’s MYLO XYLOTO, a Christmas gift from my beautiful wonderful wife, rounds out my top-10 for favorite CDs in 2011.  To my brother Jeff Cornell I have no doubt I’ll love the new “Portugal The Man” once I get it, but in terms of stuff I’ve heard and enjoyed…

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Comic Creator Signing 2012

Comic Creator Signing 2012

Comic Creator Signing Sunday January 8, 2012 from 1pm – 3pm.

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Florence Ballard Biopic. Maybe!

Florence Ballard Biopic. Maybe!

It has been a while since we last checked in on the maybe/maybe not biopic about the life of fallen Supreme Florence Ballard, but film blog Shadow and Act spotted something curious on the flick’s IMDB profile.

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Give Him The Damn Ball!

Give Him The Damn Ball!

Barack Obama At Play

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