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Author: David Kerekes

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The Popcorn King in the age of virus

Stuck indoors, David Kerekes finds the time to do the little things, like revisit Joe Lansdale’s The Drive-In and consider ‘video nasties’ as an art form.

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News and Book Excerpts

Two Ian Curtises

Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of the death of Ian Curtis, Joy Division frontman. We consider his iconic status and what, besides the music, helped shape it.

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The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage

Once upon a time it was common for quirky independent short films to play theatrically in Britain as support to a main feature. But this wasn’t the case for The Adventures of the Son of Exploding Sausage (1969), a quirky thirteen-plus-minute short that starred the Bonzo Dog Band. David Kerekes discusses the matter with Sausage writer/editor/director, David Korr.

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How Sweet To Be An Idiot

David Kerekes bids a fond farewell to Neil Innes, the impish figure behind some well-known acts, including Monty Python, the Rutles, and the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.

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Finding Antonio

One of the most controversial artists of the British adult comic movement in the 1970s and 1980s, ANTONIO GHURA created and self-published some of the funniest, most outrageous comics ever to make it into print. In this archive article/interview, David Kerekes discusses Antonio’s work and Underground publishing in Great Britain at a time when obscenity busts were commonplace.

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton


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