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Check out the what shows happened last weekend around the city!

Big Black Delta - June 21st - Johnny Brendas
Man or Astroman? - June 22nd - Underground Arts
Churches - June 23rd - Union Transfer

 

Sep 22, 2011 / 3 notes

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Our show from back in May at Johnny Brenda’s.

Nick looks insane. 

Big shout out to Woodshop Films

The mad cap dreams of our brother in Southwork come to life.  Look out for a return to Kung Fu Necktie on November 5th.

I love TV and books (click the link for previous entries).  Sometimes I mash them up on Twitter.  Which I also love.
"Boyd; the Digital Boy" Isaac Asimov examines a computer program that downloads into a real child and runs away from home #TVbyNovelists
"Citizen Goode" W.E.B. Du Bois’ HBO miniseries about Philadelphia’s first black Mayor; focusing on his violent term in office #TVbyNovelists
"Gypsy Fables" JK Rowling’s Twin Sisters weave a secret fairy tale to escape from poverty in the frozen, Michigan wasteland #TVbyNovelists
"Murder Inc" Truman Capote’s hospital drama about a well-paid hatchet man for an insurance co and his sudden organ failure #TVbyNovelists
"Closed Circuit PD" Ray Bradbury’s panopticon procedural about cops solving crime in a misleading world of endless recordings #TVbyNovelists
"Lost Signal" Tennessee Williams’ character study of a cell phone salesman & his mad schemes to control everyone in his life #TVbyNovelists
"future me," EE Cummings story of a man who receives letters from his 9 year old self that inspire him to finally become a writer #TVbyNovelists
"Anywhere Engine" Carl Sagan’s ensemble about engineers of a machine that moves in time/space and accidentally erases them from history #TVbyNovelists
Feb 21, 2011 / 27 notes

I love TV and books (click the link for previous entries).  Sometimes I mash them up on Twitter.  Which I also love.

"Boyd; the Digital Boy" Isaac Asimov examines a computer program that downloads into a real child and runs away from home #TVbyNovelists

"Citizen Goode" W.E.B. Du Bois’ HBO miniseries about Philadelphia’s first black Mayor; focusing on his violent term in office #TVbyNovelists

"Gypsy Fables" JK Rowling’s Twin Sisters weave a secret fairy tale to escape from poverty in the frozen, Michigan wasteland #TVbyNovelists

"Murder Inc" Truman Capote’s hospital drama about a well-paid hatchet man for an insurance co and his sudden organ failure #TVbyNovelists

"Closed Circuit PD" Ray Bradbury’s panopticon procedural about cops solving crime in a misleading world of endless recordings #TVbyNovelists

"Lost Signal" Tennessee Williams’ character study of a cell phone salesman & his mad schemes to control everyone in his life #TVbyNovelists

"future me," EE Cummings story of a man who receives letters from his 9 year old self that inspire him to finally become a writer #TVbyNovelists

"Anywhere Engine" Carl Sagan’s ensemble about engineers of a machine that moves in time/space and accidentally erases them from history #TVbyNovelists

Imaginary TV shows I dreamed up in the vein of 20th century-ish novelists.  Join in on twitter with #TVbyNovelists - We’ll retweet you!
"Billion Year Bandit" H.G. Wells’ time traveling thief steals priceless art from history and sells it in the distant future #TVbyNovelists
"Cupid Jones" G. B. Shaw’s FOX cartoon about the outrageous sex life of a rich, immature bachelor looking for his true love #TVbyNovelists
"Anchorage" Jack London’s frontier, legal drama about a prosecutor who frames a potentially innocent man for murder #TVbyNovelists
"Scotland Attic" Arthur Conan Doyle’s sci-fi procedural about steampunk  detectives, Abigale & Ernest, hunting monsters for the Queen #TVbyNovelists
"Drama of Dreams" L.F. Baum’s traveling sideshow use smoke and mirrors to rob banks and spread hope in depression era Kansas #TVbyNovelists
"Daddy" Upton Sinclair introduces us to a man who must secretly return to performing in gay porn to support his wife and kids #TVbyNovelists
"Alter Boys" Kafka’s teen drama about catholic school kids given god-like mental powers and how it mangles their friendships #TVbyNovelists
"Source" Joseph Conrad’s prime-time soap about 1940’s gossip mongers for a trashy celebrity tabloid and the dirty secrets they keep #TVbyNovelists
"Super Ali" Rudy Kipling’s spy show about a Pakistani Scientist forced to create super-soldiers for the American Empire #TVbyNovelists
Jan 19, 2011 / 13 notes

Imaginary TV shows I dreamed up in the vein of 20th century-ish novelists.  Join in on twitter with #TVbyNovelists - We’ll retweet you!

"Billion Year Bandit" H.G. Wells’ time traveling thief steals priceless art from history and sells it in the distant future #TVbyNovelists

"Cupid Jones" G. B. Shaw’s FOX cartoon about the outrageous sex life of a rich, immature bachelor looking for his true love #TVbyNovelists

"Anchorage" Jack London’s frontier, legal drama about a prosecutor who frames a potentially innocent man for murder #TVbyNovelists

"Scotland Attic" Arthur Conan Doyle’s sci-fi procedural about steampunk detectives, Abigale & Ernest, hunting monsters for the Queen #TVbyNovelists

"Drama of Dreams" L.F. Baum’s traveling sideshow use smoke and mirrors to rob banks and spread hope in depression era Kansas #TVbyNovelists

"Daddy" Upton Sinclair introduces us to a man who must secretly return to performing in gay porn to support his wife and kids #TVbyNovelists

"Alter Boys" Kafka’s teen drama about catholic school kids given god-like mental powers and how it mangles their friendships #TVbyNovelists

"Source" Joseph Conrad’s prime-time soap about 1940’s gossip mongers for a trashy celebrity tabloid and the dirty secrets they keep #TVbyNovelists

"Super Ali" Rudy Kipling’s spy show about a Pakistani Scientist forced to create super-soldiers for the American Empire #TVbyNovelists

Dec 11, 2010 / 4 notes

TV by Novelists

This is my new favorite thing to do on Twitter; elevator pitches in the style of 20th century authors:

"Dot Com" Tom Wolfe’s period piece about the love lives of 20 year old millionares before the Web bubble burst #TVbyNovelists

"The Kane Party" J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1843 western about a caravan of Irish immigrants on the Oregon trail #TVbyNovelists

"The Partners" Frank Herbert’s crime thriller about a lawyer who must work for the mob when he inherits his father’s firm #TVbyNovelists

"Drive" Jack Kerouac’s hour long drama about a Cabbie driving cross country in his yellow taxi, solving people’s problems #TVbyNovelists

"Machine World" Harper Lee’s coming of age story about a girl growing up fast when her father goes to prison for embezzlement #TVbyNovelists

"The Round Room" Joseph Heller’s political thriller about a man elected to President of the US who cracks under the pressure #TVbyNovelists

"Jupiter Project" L. Ron Hubbard’s sci-fi mystery about a satellite that begins receiving messages from the future #TVbyNovelists

"Zombie" Albert Camus’ medical show about a brilliant physician who loses his job to drugs and becomes a back alley doctor #TVbyNovelists

"The Cola Barons" John Steinbeck’s day time soap opera about The greedy and fabulous heirs of a soft drink empire #TVbyNovelists

"Bliss" Philip Roth’s FX series about a runaway bride addicted to weddings and her fresh start in 1960’s Las Vegas. #TVbyNoelists

"Channel 1" George Orwell’s sitcom about the staff and the spin of a 24 Hour cable news network #TVbyNovelists

"The Dream Box" Ayn Rand’s high concept drama about a woman who wakes up as a different person in a new body every day #TVbyNovelists

"Two Wrongs" Mark Twain’s slow and poignant procedural about a Con Man and the US Marshall out to catch him #TVbyNovelists

"The Boy’s League" F. Scott Fitzgerald’s teen drama about feuding prep schools in 1920’s Manhattan #TVbyNovelists