Wednesday, February 24, 2010
'Look, Ma, No Arms!': Tod Browning's The Unknown (1927)
This Week's Classic Movie Screenings in Austin (Feb. 26-March 4)
Spy vs. Spy: Casino Royale (1967) and Casino Royale (2006)
Martin Scorcese's Greatest Hits
It's 'Weird Wednesday' at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
Turner Classic Movies' '31 Days of Oscar' for February 23-March 3
Thursday, February 18, 2010
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For some appropriate musical accompaniment, tune in The Mal Thursday Show #23: Texas Tyme Machine, which features such blazin' Texan combos as the Wig (Austin), the 12 A.M. (San Antonio), the Reddlemen (Angleton), Mouse & the Traps (Tyler), as well as the aforementioned Zakary Thaks.
Monday, February 15, 2010
Dale Hawkins, best known for his 1957 hit "Suzie Q" (also known as "Suzy-Q"), has died in Little Rock, Arkansas at the age of 73, of complications from colon cancer.
He had been undergoing treatment at the Arkansas Hospice Center at St. Vincent's Doctors Hospital in Little Rock.
Doug Fieger, lead singer, guitarist, and prime mover behind '80s hitmakers the Knack ("My Sharona," "Good Girls Don't") has died at the age of 57, following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
The iconoclastic and fantastic recording artist, producer, and scenemaker will be the subject of an hour-long ineterview on the program, accompanied by selections from various stages of his storied career, including cuts from Norton Records' boss Fowley collections One Man’s Garbage and Another Man’s Gold!, to coincide with his appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin this March.
Also in the works are guest DJ segments from the Higher State and the Ugly Beats.
The latest episode, "Texas Tyme Machine," is available for download on iTunes and at the GaragePunk Hideout. Other episodes of the series that are scheduled for the first half of the year include "Requiem for Big Ray," "Texas Tyme Machine, Volume 2," "Songs the Lyres Taught Us, Volume 4" and "Songs I Taught the Malarians."
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Doom Noir: Blast of Silence (1961)
Turner Classic Movies' '31 Days of Oscar' for February 8-15
'Terror Tuesdays' at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1966) and Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
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Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Decadenza Italiano: Antonioni's L'Avventura (1960)
Hassle at the Castle: Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
Blaxploitation classics at the Alamo: J.D.'s Revenge (1976) and Black Caesar (1973)
Amadeus (Director's Cut)
Double Feature Midnight Movies at the Spider House February 2010