Category Archives: Humor

Saturday Matinee: John Dies at the End

“John Dies at the End” (2012) is a sci-fi/horror/comedy written and directed by Don Coscarelli and based on David Wong’s novel of the same name. Like Phantasm, it’s a cross-genre cult film involving an inter-dimensional invasion by body-snatching aliens, but … Continue reading

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Paul Krassner, 4/9/32 – 7/21/19: American Satirist

By Jonah Raskin Source: CounterPunch “He’s gone. Feel free to spread the word,” Michael Simmons said in an email that went out to a few dozen or so of the usual suspects, including Wavy Gravy, Judy Gumbo, Larry (Ratzo) Sloman, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Winter Kills

“Winter Kills” (1979) is a darkly humorous conspiracy thriller directed by William Richert and based on the novel of the same name by Richard Condon. The plot follows a fictional version of the JFK assassination (president Kegan in the film) … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Wrong is Right

“Wrong is Right” (1982) is a prescient political satire directed by Richard Brooks and based on the novel by ”The Better Angels” by Charles McCarry. Sean Connery stars as Patrick Hale, a slick television journalist who becomes embroiled in a … Continue reading

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High Fives to Jimmy Dore for Laughing Russiagaters out of the Room

By John V. Walsh Source: Dissident Voice Jimmy Dore is a comic who has taken on Russiagate, a deadly serious matter.  He is one of those brave souls who count themselves as progressives but dared to call into question Russiagate. … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Boogie

“Boogie” (2009) is an animated Argentinian action comedy based on a cult comic by Roberto Fontanarrosa, and directed by Gustavo Cova. The voices of protagonists Boogie and Marcia were performed by Pablo Echarri and Nancy Dupláa and the 3D animated … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Laughing Prisoner

“The Laughing Prisoner” (1987) is a parody of the 60’s cult programme The Prisoner, starring Jools Holland and Stephen Fry. This was shown as part of The Tube programme in 1987, and was repeated on 1st January 1993 as a … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Repo Man

By Alex Cox Source: AlexCoxFilms HOW DID REPO MAN OCCUR? After I left UCLA I was hired to write a script for United Artists about the British World War One deserter and agitator, Percy Topliss.  When I delivered the screenplay … Continue reading

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