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bavatuesdays episode 3: The Girl Who Knew Too Much

This was a particularly fun discussion for me, and it came at a time that I desperately needed a distraction. Paul Bond continues to be nothing short of gold when it comes to these discussions about Mario Bava’s films, and … Continue reading Continue reading

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bavatuesdays Episode 2: Hercules in the Haunted World

Paul Bond and I got together for another awesome talk about Mario Bava’s second feature Hercules in the Haunted World (1961). The discussion ranges from points about Bava’s brilliant use of color in this film, the Sword and Sandal genre, … Continue reading Continue reading

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bavateusdays Film Fest Site Up and Running and we have Hercules on Tap

So we are in week two of the bavatuesdays film festival. I had a blast doing the first show on Black Sunday (1960) with Paul Bond, and I am preparing for round two this Tuesday at 2:30 PM on Hercules in … Continue reading Continue reading

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bavatuesdays episode 1: Black Sunday

A day late (but not necessarily a dollar short), we got the first of ten bavatuesdays film festival episodes in the bag, and I was joined by the great Paul Bond for a discussion about Mario Bava’s 1960 black and … Continue reading Continue reading

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fuckyeahmariobava

I’ve been pretty deep into my tumblr for the last six to eight months, and I’m having a blast with it. I  love the experience of browsing and sharing stuff on Tumblr, and I’m finding it’s a space to find … Continue reading Continue reading

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bavatuesdays’ 10 Week Mario Bava Film Festival

Note: While writing this monster of a post I realized I wrote a post back in August of 2008 wherein I dreamed up a double-feature bava beverly film fest that matched a Bava film with another classic. Well this is … Continue reading Continue reading

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What do Bruce Sterling, Twitter, Emily Dickinson, and the bava have in common?

They’re all recommendations in this week’s New York Times Magazine.

As you can see the bava keeps only the best of company More seriously, I’m really not sure how or why the hell this happened, but I find it … Continue reading Continue reading

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What does bava mean?

Shelley recently asked me a simple question, “What does bava mean?” It’s a fair question and I thought it might actually be helpful to spell it out a bit for my customers readers dear friends.
Well, there are many meanings for … Continue reading Continue reading

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Bava Going Black

Bavatuesdays will be going offline for a few days while I try and experiment with moving this site (and four others I currently maintain) into one WPMu installation through a different host. I’ll be testing the possibilities for domain mapping … Continue reading Continue reading

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