Tag: Matthew Damascus

Laibach

Music Reviews

WAT (Mute Records). Review by Matthew Damascus.

Dixie Witch

Music Reviews

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Dixie Witch

Music Reviews

One Bird Two Stones (Small Stone Records). Review by Matthew Damascus.

I Guess Nothing Really Changes

Bladejob

Matthew Damascus shakes his head and mutters dark curses against the phony gay wedding angle on Smackdown, and then marks out over the Axl Rose comeback.

Back So Soon?

Bladejob

Is that Bladejob? Where did you come from? How about that WWE? How about that “HLA”?

Bertrand Burgalat

Event Reviews

Bertrand Burgalat with AS Dragon at The Metro Club in London, UK on March 23, 2002. Concert review by Matthew Damascus. Photos by Heather Lorusso.

Bad Pills

Print Reviews

Dying of leukemia, Sverre H. Kristensen endeavoured to make the cute little funny animals in his final comic, Bad Pills suffer just as much as him. Matthew Damascus thinks he was successful.

Josh Sullivan Comics

Print Reviews

Ink 19 Columnist and comics wunderkind Josh Sullivan is at it again, with the tenth issue of his self-published Josh Sullivan Comics. Matthew Damascus takes a look.

Velveeda Singles and Seconds

Print Reviews

Matthew Damascus isn’t afraid to let you know that he reads porn comix like Velveeda Singles and Seconds… not that there’s anything wrong with that.

Maybe Rocky Doesn’t Suck (After All)

Bladejob

An oddly optimistic look at the (timely) mainstream crossover appeal of the Rock, courtesy of “Bladejob”. Yes, yes, but The Mummy Returns is still a piece of shit!

That Night Of Nights

Bladejob

The by-no-means definitive guide to centering your whole April 1st around, yes, Wrestlemaniaaaaaaa! A “Bladejob” exclusive.

Some Girls Are Bigger…

Bladejob

Perhaps Ziggy could play guitar, but there were many things he could never dream of doing. Like wrestle, for instance. A mostly, really, probably true Bladejob investigation on Akira Hokuto.

Twenty Lightbulbs (Of Hope) For 2001

Bladejob

List-Mania is running wild all over Bladejob. Shudder in terror as Matthew Damascus struggles to pick out the bright spots for wrestling in 2001.

Bastard Obligatory Year-End List Mania Now

Bladejob

It’s time for Bladejob to dole out dubious year-end honors for the “best” that Wrestling had to offer in 2000. Objectivity and common sense went right out the window…

Goddamn! What A Disturbing Triple H Video!

Bladejob

Goddamn! What A Disturbing Triple H Video! That really kind of says it all, doesn’t it? Matthew Damascus critiques the cinematic techniques of a villain’s intro video in “Bladejob”.

Michiku Pro

Screen Reviews

Easily the best Japanese women’s pro-wrestling site on the net. “All Purpose …

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Henry V

Henry V

Archikulture Digest

Blood, guts, and kicking butt in France — it’s the age-old story of Shakespeare. Carl F. Gauze once again enjoys the salacious violence and complicated plot points of Henry V, in the moody dark of Orlando Shakes.

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

Features

On today’s New Music Now, Judy Craddock talks to our musical guest, Nora O’Connor, about her solo album, My Heart, and the captivating new music she’s listening to right now. Tune in for great music, and more ’90s references than you can shake a scrunchie at.

Big Time Gambling Boss

Big Time Gambling Boss

Screen Reviews

Writer Kazuo Kasahara and director Kôsaku Yamashita transcend genre conventions to create the memorable film Big Time Gambling Boss. Phil Bailey reviews.

Frank Bello

Frank Bello

Features

Frank Bello’s new memoir Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax takes us from a New York childhood, to Anthrax stadium tours, to fatherhood with the charming informality of a conversation with an old friend. Then I’m Gone, Bello’s first solo EP, provides accompaniment. Joe Frietze reviews.