Sunday, August 30, 2009

Grab Bag

The Return of the Appalachian Voodoo Super Explosive Intergalactic Grab Bag:

Ditching Dracula

JSH urges Actors Theatre of Louisville to ditch its long running Dracula play for some other, any other, Halloween show:

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Plankton, Royalty, Henhouse

Some new fiber batts (Plankton, Royalty, Henhouse) are up on JSH's Etsy store, and on the Appalachian Voodoo Fibers blog:

Rand Harmon Interview

Rand Harmon of Specific Gravity Ensemble gives his first interview since leaving Louisville, Kentucky for Louisville, Colorado, and plugs Catclaw Theatre Company on his short list of who matters in the local scene:

"Don't settle for mediocre. Stay loyal to LePetomane, Pandora, Finnigan, Lilith, Necessary, Catclaw. They won't disappoint."

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Today in JSH history: Shermia Love in LEO

One year ago today, August 26, 2008: Catclaw's Shermia Love got a nice writeup in LEO on the heels of Toulouse-inations:

Erik Anthony DeCicco

Keeping up with the latest doings of Erik A. DeCicco (Jack the Ripper suspect Dr. Francis J. Tumblety in Toulouse-inations):

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Old is the New New

Speculation on highly obscure plays listed in the 1953-1960 hardcover edition of Wilson's Play Index:

The Magic Cloak of Oz

More Oz stuff: A silent film called The Magic Cloak of Oz on Voraxical Theatre and a piano roll of "My Little Maid of Oz" on Creeps Records:

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Voodoo Video

JSH reminisces about Voodoo Video:

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Radio from Another Time

The subject of this week's Suspension Of Disbelief is old radio dramas like Theatre Five and Black Mass:

And on Voraxical Theatre, it's Lights Out, The Hall of Fantasy, Dimension X, and X Minus One:

Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Editha Salomon Story

How a Kentucky girl with a vivid imagination became an international occult criminal:

Platinum 7x Vodka

On the nuances of fine and not so fine vodka:

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The International Mystery Writers Festival

I'm surprised JSH hasn't entered something in this writers fest himself:

Alice Cooper in Monster Dog

Alice Cooper, a popular topic among JSH and crew, comes up again with this video from a z-grade flick called Monster Dog:

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Shakespeare's Apocrypha

This week's Suspension of Disbelief column for Theatre Louisville deals with the apocryphal plays of William Shakespeare, ones that so-called experts refuse to accept.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Bunning Not Running

JSH bids a sarcastic goodbye to Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) :

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

The Hungarian Suicide Song

"Gloomy Sunday" by Paul Whiteman and Johnny Hauser:

Lost in the Flood

JSH on being caught in Louisville's flood-causing thunderstorm that made national headlines:

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Livin' on Creeps Time

"Spacetime is one big amalgamated lump of stuff - not a lump of mere space with a weird half-ghostly appendage called time hanging off of it."

Monday, August 3, 2009

Senso and Sensibility

Is there a conspiracy to keep JSH from finding Senso brand yarn?

Fairy On The Clock?

Apparently it's 'Fairy on the Clock' day:

Today in JSH history: NYC Stuckism CBGB show

On August 3, 2005, Jeffrey Scott Holland took part in the Stuckist/Remodernist exhibition entitled 'Addressing the Shadow and Making Friends with Wild Dogs', at the historic CBGB club's 313 Gallery in the Bowery, NYC.

Other artists exhibiting with JSH included J. Todd Dockery, Sexton Ming, Ella Guru, Charles Thomson, Wolf Howard, Philip Absolon and Terry Marks.

More about the JSH UFO

Unusual Kentucky has more details about JSH's recent UFO sighting:

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Whole Lotta Faust Goin' On

Continuing the recent Wizard of Oz theme, the Voraxical Theatre blog has a piece about the musical version's star, Lotta Faust.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Suspension of Disbelief #5

In this week's Suspension of Disbelief column for Theatre Louisville, JSH expands upon his previous Unusual Kentucky post about 1902's Wizard of Oz stage musical:


About five hours ago, JSH posted this to his Twitter feed:

"Last night I saw a UFO over Middletown. Slow-gliding, low enough to see it clearly, making almost no sound but a creepy pulsing hum. Damn."

Today in JSH history: Sarah Elizabeth CD Release Party

On this date in 2005, JSH joined Sarah Elizabeth Whitehead onstage on guitar for the release party of her compact disc When The Redbuds Bloom. The show was at the Rudyard Kipling in Louisville.