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Interview with Will “The Thrill” Viharo!

Posted by graham On February - 15 - 2011
For those of you who don’t know, Will “The Thrill” Viharo is the lunatic genius behind Thrillville, the Oakland, CA based cult movie cabaret. Unfortunately, the Parkway Theater that hosted Thrillville recently closed. Not one to rest on his laurels, Will has returned to his first love, writing.

Lucky for you boils and ghouls, he’s here to discuss B-movies, cocktails, and all the wild and woolly stuff that inspires him to write like a madman!

 

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Psycho Renaissance Presents: Ed “Big Daddy” Roth

Posted by graham On December - 13 - 2010

Born in Beverly Hills in 1932, Ed Roth quickly discovered a passion for drawing, and spent his class time doodling. Luckily for Ed, his father was a German cabinet maker who taught his son the art of woodworking, where he learned to channel his creativity into the creation of more practical things.

Ed with the Beatnik Bandit!

In 1946 Ed bought his first car, a slick 1933 Ford Coupe. Planning on a career in automotive design, he briefly went to college but dropped out when he discovered his classes had nothing to do with hot rods. Over the next few years Ed would serve in the United States Air Force in Africa and work at Sears designing product displays to support his wife and five children.

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Psycho Renaissance Presents: Joe Coleman

Posted by graham On November - 29 - 2010

Howdy, boys and girls! Welcome to the first installment of Psycho Renaissance, where every couple of weeks (or until I get shitcanned), I’ll be profiling artists who have a special moxie, a certain chutzpah, that can only be described as “psychobilly”. These folks are lean, mean, and crazy as hell so check ‘em out!

And so, without further ado, Psycho Renaissance presents:

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