At Roger Ebert.com, David Moses writes about Apollo Creed. “[Rocky] was never truly an underdog—that is the fantasy of the Rocky movies, a series that plays in a vacuum breathing off the air tube of white victimhood, while shutting out real world complications and well … facts. Facts […]
This month’s Guest Star is Sachin Hingoo, a Toronto-based writer and editor at BiffBamPop.com. ~~~ What then is a ‘bastard’ for this audience composed in part, we are told, of people who are themselves outside the rules of society? Essentially someone unstable, who accepts the rules only when […]
Claire Napier has shared her digital zine anthology, Get Ready For The Big Chop: Digressions On When Pro-Wrestlers Change Their Hair And What It Means! You can read it for free here.
At the Vintagent, Paul D’Orléans writes about the history of one-piece utility suits from boilersuits to Catwoman and Girl On A Motorcycle (1968). “The story of the ‘boilersuit’ and its (super)heroic descendants is a curious tale; a purely functional clothing item historically laden with a mix of Utopian […]
Wired profiles the amazing Lexi Alexander: ‘“In martial arts, for every attack there is a counter you can throw,” she says. “Somebody traps you, you can throw a hook. But there is no counter for bias” in the entertainment business. “You cannot be super nice. You cannot be […]
The Nerdist shares some of the neurology behind Bruce Lee’s speed and his famous One Inch Punch. There is also some amazing footage of Lee demonstrating his skills.