The gathering buzz for EL GIGANTE
Several weeks back the short film El Gigante made its big screen premiere in LA at the Etheria Film Night festival, which I missed because Los Angeles tends to stack can’t-miss events on top of each other all the damn time, … Continued
ULTIMA LUCHA cannot be the LAST LUCHA!
Some 37 episodes after what I honestly thought was a noble but sort of rocky start, El Rey Network’s increasingly renowned LUCHA UNDERGROUND now enters it’s multi-week finale “Ultima Lucha” — the equivalent of what others gouge audiences for on Pay-Per-View … Continued
Galeria de Gladiadores — Vol 3
This batch has some delightful printing errors!
In loving memory of Eric Caidin
The giants upon whose shoulders I originally stood when launching FPU back in 1996 are disappearing. Was devastated this week to hear of the sudden death of Hollywood Book and Poster owner and genre fandom fixture Eric Caidin. For decades … Continued
Galeria de Gladiadores — Vol 2
Loved all the weird old trading ‘card’ art we originally presented, but are positively dripping for more? Well, enjoy: Yeah, Red Terror doesn’t look like that much of a terror, but it’s neat to see The Convict in a south-of-the-border … Continued
The Mask in Myriad Forms — LA BULLA 2015
The Mexican Masked Wrestler as a species was celebrated Saturday, April 11 at the colorful East LA venue Plaza de la Raza, as the inaugural La Bulla (pron. Boo-yah) event presented ring matches, Latino bands, food, drink and merch vendors … Continued
LA BULLA lucha-extravaganza in LA
I’m part of a huge art show in downtown LA that begins Saturday with a big night of lucha matches, live bands, DJs, food and merch vendors and hooch. Saw some great art when I dropped off my piece, will … Continued
Monsterpalooza this weekend!
Monsterpalooza is arguably the country’s best horror convention, and I’m always there selling vintage toys and lucha libre ephemera, but this year there’s yet another incentive. I’ll be joined this weekend by Rafael Navarro himself, and we’ll be giving passersby … Continued