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The Comic Book Attic #163

Comics of My Youth Part 13 of 100.  Price guides and promotional comics from my younger days: Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Companion volume 1; Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide volumes 17 and 19; Spider-Man, Storm and Power Man promo comic (see episode 24 for cover image of edition mentioned); three New Teen Titans drug issues ("Plague," "Battle," and "Problem Child"); Quadrus and Friends: Moving in the Right Direction (Comic Workbook #7); and The True Story of Smokey Bear. (24:17)

Images of cover variations I also own, including the Spider-Man, Storm and Cage alternate edition mentioned in the episode:

Direct download: comicbookattic163.mp3
Category:The Comic Book Attic -- posted at: 10:46pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #21

From 5/10/11

JJ and I talk about Death Screams (1982) and Frogs (1972) in recordings from about a year ago! (20:26)

 

Direct download: cinematicattic21.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 10:36pm EDT

Category:video collection -- posted at: 8:17pm EDT

Cinematic Attic Extra #7

From 4/25/11

 

An update on what I've been watching. (28:58)

(The accompanying picture is of a VHS haul I made one weekend a few months ago...)

Direct download: cinematicatticextra7.mp3
Category:Cinematic Attic Extra -- posted at: 7:47pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #20

From 2/6/11

In this episode, JJ and I discuss The Eliminators (1986) and The Hill (1965). (23:21)

Direct download: thecinematicattic20.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 7:43pm EDT

Cinematic Attic Extra #6

From 2/6/11

In this episode, I talk about Night Train to Terror (1985). (15:51)

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Direct download: cinematicatticextra6.mp3
Category:Cinematic Attic Extra -- posted at: 7:41pm EDT

The Comic Book Attic Audio Theatre #5

Radio adventures of Superman and the Fantastic Four, plus a song. (35:24)

Direct download: cbaaudiotheatre5.mp3
Category:The CBA Audio Theatre -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT

CBA A-Z #2

B is for Booster Gold #8.  (16:09)

Direct download: cbaaz2.mp3
Category:CBA A-Z -- posted at: 8:15pm EDT

The Comic Book Attic #162

Comics of My Youth Part 12 of 100.  In this episode, I look at Silver Surfer ('87) #2-6.  (20:38)

Direct download: comicbookattic162.mp3
Category:The Comic Book Attic -- posted at: 5:46pm EDT

Cinematic Attic Extra #5

From 1/23/11

I talk a little about the movies Unhinged (1982) and The Evictors (1979). (15:35)

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Direct download: cinematicatticextra5.mp3
Category:Cinematic Attic Extra -- posted at: 7:39pm EDT

Cinematic Attic Extra #4

From 1/23/11

I talk about what I've watched over the last few months. (22:45)

(The movie pictured with this episode is of one of the movies I watched recently.)

Direct download: cinematicatticextra4.mp3
Category:Cinematic Attic Extra -- posted at: 7:15pm EDT

Cinematic Attic Extra #3

From 11/26/10

In this extra episode, I talk about a recent VHS buying trip. Also, A Dollar Movie review of Die, Sister, Die! (14:36)

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Direct download: cinematicatticextra3.mp3
Category:Cinematic Attic Extra -- posted at: 7:11pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #19

From 11/10/10

JJ and I discuss Elevator to the Gallows (1958), The Amityville Horror (1979), and some DVD buying experiences. Also, I run down what movies I've been watching. (49:24)

Direct download: thecinematicattic19.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 7:07pm EDT

Cinematic Attic Extra #2

From 11/9/10

 

In this extra episode, I talk about VHS hunting at a local flea market and the fun of my Halloween movie party. Included is a quick review of The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971). (14:03)

Direct download: cinematicatticextra2.mp3
Category:Cinematic Attic Extra -- posted at: 6:57pm EDT

Cinematic Attic Extra #1

From 11/8/10

In this extra episode, I talk about VHS finds at a local thrift store and include a brief review of Savage Streets (1984). (11:15)

Direct download: cinematicatticextra1.mp3
Category:Cinematic Attic Extra -- posted at: 6:54pm EDT

Cinematic Attic Extra #0

From 11/4/10

In this quick zero episode, I explain what Cinematic Attic Extra podcast is about, and I talk a little about the future of The Cinematic Attic. (7:09)

(The picture accompanying this post is of the TVs in my living room. I have a Blu-ray and upgrade DVD player hooked to the big HD TV, and a VCR and DVD player hooked to the smaller non-HD TV.)

Direct download: cinematicatticextra0.mp3
Category:Cinematic Attic Extra -- posted at: 6:09pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #18

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AUG. 29, 2010.

In this episode, JJ and I discuss Fritz Lang's Destiny (1921) and the Supertrain TV pilot sold on video as Express to Terror (1979). I also talk about what movies I've seen since last episode, and I recommend a 1957 book on film called The Liveliest Art. (36:03)

Both Destiny and Express to Terror are available to watch on YouTube.

Direct download: cinematic18.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #17

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED EARLIER IN 2010.

In this episode, JJ and I give brief reviews of 1986's Mark of the Scorpion and 1956's The Wrong Man. (14:10)

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Direct download: cinematicattic17.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:55pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #16

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED March 9, 2010.

JJ and I discuss Don't Answer the Phone (1980) and Malibu High (1979). Also, part two (of two) of my rundown of the movies I've seen recently. (25:17)

Direct download: cinematicattic16.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:52pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #15

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED FEB. 24, 2010.

It's been a while, but The Cinematic Attic returns with a look at Kingdom of the Spiders (1977). I also give you part one (of two) of what movies I've seen since last episode. (26:59)

Direct download: cinematicattic15.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #-4

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED FEB. 23, 2010.

In this episode, I briefly give my opinions on the movies I saw in the theater over the last 10 months: Drag Me to Hell, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, A Perfect Getaway, Cheri, District 9, The Informant, Zombieland, The Invention of Lying, and Up in the Air. (9:07)

Direct download: cinematicatticnegative4.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:45pm EDT

From 6/1/09

In this short episode, I talk about the newer movies I've seen in the theater so far in 2009. These include Friday the 13th, The Reader, Watchmen, A Haunting in Connecticut, and Star Trek. (12:08)

Direct download: cinematicatticnegative3.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:43pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #14

From 5/25/09

In this episode, I talk about the 1970 film, Guru, The Mad Monk, there's a bonus guest review from T. Mafia on Charles Manson Superstar (1989), and I mention some recent movies I've seen. (33:34)

Trailer for Guru, The Mad Monk:

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Direct download: thecinematicattic14.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

From 4/24/09

Topics: My experiences showing movies to the public and leading a movie club. Movies I've seen recently. A used movie store I found.

The picture accompanying this episode is from a movie reviewed in episode 1. (28:36)

Direct download: cinematicattic13.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:31pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #12

 From 3/9/09

In this episode, I take a verbal trip down my personal cinematic memory lane. I also play a song by Adam Taylor. (27:50)

Check out Adam Taylor's music on iTunes, and visit his website: http://www.adamtaylormusic.com/

Link to a picture of the theater I went to as a kid: Everett Theater pic

Link to the website of another theater I went to as a kid: http://www.pitttheatre.com/history.htm

The pic accompanying this episode is for a movie discussed last episode.

Direct download: cinematicattic12.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

From 2/28/09

In this episode, I talk about Threads (1984) and Kong Island (1968). Also, I talk about films I've purchased and seen recently. (30:55)

Direct download: cinematicattic11.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #10

From 1/28/09

I talk about Bail Out (1989). Also, movies I've seen recently. (27:36)

Direct download: cinematicattic10.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 2:19pm EDT

The Cinematic Attic #-2

From 1/28/09

I talk about the rest of the movies I saw theatrically in 2008: The Duchess, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, and Four Christmases. Also, trailers. (22:04)

Direct download: cinematicatticnegativetwo.mp3
Category:The Cinematic Attic -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT