Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Looking for...UPDATE!

I've been trying to locate a website that has downloadable OOP schlock/horror/Sci-fi movies.
It's not a blog but a generic web page.

I know I booked marked it, but I went through some of my one zillion saved sites with no clear results.
Some of the movies it has on the site are Death Ship, Parasite, Hanger 18 (?) and a slew of others really bad/good movies.

If you know the name/link to this site, please post in comments.


I found the site that I was looking for, it went belly-up about 2 months ago, I was just making room on my computer to gather some of these gems.
This site was a goldmind of bad '60's, '70's, '80's and such of "so bad it's good" movies.
Now that I can't check the site for content I believe it had a TV movie called "Dark Night of the Scarecrow" also that underwater nazi zombies movie "Shock Waves" with
Peter Cushing (Star War).

I know that I can get these form torrents or other moive blogs but this was a one stop shopping of B, C and D grade lost movies.

...Did a search at the Wayback Machine and that was the site. wahhhh.


Sunday, July 12, 2009

Staalplaat Amsterdam 1996

Here are some photos of the Staalplaat store in Amsterdam from 1996. I don't believe that it's still in that same spot. It was very tiny, I left there with about $100 worth of music. I think I have that Muslimgauze poster somewhere but I ordered it for Soleilmoon.

Also a photo of the Melkweg Club. Nothing good was playing there during the week I was visiting.


Michael Jackson, me and Amsterdam

Back in 1996 I got the chance to go to Amsterdam for a week. The company that I worked for was sending the IT director to a seminar/conference in Rotterdam. She ask if I wanted to go and spend 4 of the 6 days in Amsterdam and all I had to pay for was the airfare, I would be housed on the company's dime, unknown to them.
This was my first and only trip outside the US.

My last couple of days there I noticed a smattering of people hanging at a hotel, I asked someone what was up and she said that Michael Jackson was staying there. Later on I saw a dude dressed as MJ waiting outside with everyone else.

On the 5th day before I was heading back to the US, that evening MJ was leaving the hotel, I happened to snap these unimpressive images.

1. The fans
2. Two Dutch bike cops
3. MJ approaches
4. Make room
5. He's in there

Well, he didn't stop the car and asked me if i wanted to join him for dinner, 13 years later he dies. Karma's a bitch.

I have know idea what happened to the images, I spent way to much time arranging these in photoshop. I'll re-do them later.