Update From The Battlefront Of MAN vs. ROCK..

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

 There is a conflict that the fake news networks are too afraid to report on and this battle is something that blurs any political lines. This fight is as old as time and it is the war of MAN vs. ROCK, where some fear to tread two men continue to spread the word and Nowhere California was lucky enough to talk with these men for a second time.

 At the 2017 Long Beach Comic Expo, the Nowhere California Hack Pack crossed paths with Kevin Bieber and Victor De Troy to discuss the world of MAN vs. Rock, since their last meeting. The conversation runs the range of topics from their new monthly column to MAN vs. ROCK hitting the shelves of your favorite comic book store and anything else that might escape the minds of everyone involved in this interview.

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CLICK HERE To Listen To Our Conversation With The Minds Behind MAN Vs. ROCK

As we said above, this is our second time we talked with these gentlemen and you can listen to that first conversation by CLICKING HERE
Also, keep an eye on this site for the new column written by these men and stay locked in to everything MAN vs. ROCK by visiting their official site by CLICKING HERE

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Blood On The Screen And Atari Dreams

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

A few weeks ago, Nowhere California was introduced to the independent horror/comedy “CONJOINED” and I was quickly intrigued by this bare bones, but highly creative movie. I wrote a review for this movie and posted my thoughts to this website.

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CLICK HERE For The Conjoined Movie Review

Recently, I was able to talk to one of the creative minds behind this movie and talk to Joe Grisaffi. Joe was the director of “CONJOINED” and this interview dives into the evolution of a crazy story idea. Also, our conversation takes a look at Joe’s career and his adventures in the 8-bit video game world.

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CLICK HERE For Nowhere California Presents Our Conversation With Joe Grisaffi

Movie Review: CONJOINED

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

The genre of horror is like walking down a dark alley, there is excitement and a possibility of your outlook on life being changed. When you take that same scenario and bring it into the world of independent filmmaking, you can look at that dark alley and slap on a blindfold, since it’s a world where the normal rules are thrown out the window.

CONJOINED is a horror comedy that follows the hopeless romantic Stanley, who is played by Tom Long, as he prepares for his long term and long distance girlfriend Alina, who is played by Michelle Ellen Jones, move into his place. As the special day arrives, Alina reveals a small secret and that secret is her sister Alisa, who is played by Keefer Barlow, who happens to be literally attached to her. This news is a shock to Stanley, but he wants to make it work and his attempt is honorable, until one more secret is reveal is the bloodiest of fashion. Alisa has a psychotic side that will leave a body count.

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The work of the cast stands out in this cross between an episode of Tales From The Crypt and Three’s Company with a few low doses of acid, but the minds behind the camera deserve the praise of the suppliers of the cinematic hallucinogens.

Joe Grisaffi was the director of Conjoined and gave this film a visual look that fit perfectly into the twisted script that was written by Chuck and Tim Norfolk. Grisaffi’s direction made this movie into a great watch, when a concept like this could have fallen off the rails fast.

As CONJOINED is not your normal movie, a review for this movie should be treated the same way. This movie should be seen with a group and enjoyed. Also, if you’re a fan of the worlds of TROMA and other strange cinema landscapes, you will be right at home with this blood soaked side show of a love story. In the end, I will give CONJOINED a 7 out of 10.

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CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL CONJOINED WEBSITE

Nowhere California Crosses Paths With Captain Spaulding..

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

The following is the finale of Nowhere California’s coverage of the 2016 Los Angeles Days of the Dead convention and in this installment the guys have fallen prey to some top secret clown business, as Josh and Doug talk with horror icon Sid Haig.

Sid is a legend of the silver screen, with a list of over 100 roles to his name and an impact that can be felt in many genres of the film industry. In recent years, Sid has become a mainstay in the convention world and a familiar face to the Days of the Dead loyal.

During Nowhere California’s adventures at Days of the Dead, the guys from Nowhere have made it a point to bump into this legend and we have been lucky enough to sit down twice with the man behind the clown make up..

CLICK HERE  For Nowhere California Presents Our Conversation With Sid Haig From The 2013 Days Of The Dead Convention (11:26)

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(Doug Porter, Joshua Gilmore, Sid Haig. April 2016 Los Angeles Days of the Dead)

CLICK HERE For Nowhere California Presents Another Conversation With Sid Haig From The 2016 Days of the Dead Convention (6:18)

As with all of our conversations, everybody on the Nowhere California team would like to extend our thanks to Sid Haig. It was an absolute pleasure talking with this icon.

For Everything Sid Haig CLICK HERE For The Official Sid Haig Website

NowhereCalifornia.com Reaches Its First Year..

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(Joshua Gilmore- Staff Writer)

It started one year ago today, this site was launched and took the concept of Nowhere California to a whole new level.

Nowhere California started in 2011 and it was just another conversation between two friends, but these conversation started taking place in front of a microphone and unleashed on the internet. It was as simple as that, but as Nowhere California evolved, the team grew and new accomplishments were reach.

The episodes started to grow and the team ventured out of the Nowhere city limits, as they dove into the world of conventions and conducting interviews. It was with each accomplishment, the Nowhere California family stuck to their ideals of what they wanted to produce and not to become just another podcast.

It was that mindset that grew into this website and, as we mark our first year on the net, we want to simply say THANK YOU.

Thank you for following the journey of Nowhere California.

Thank you for listening to the original podcast and all of the other podcast that have sprung from this little idea.

Thank you for checking out this site

And thank you for continuing this adventure with us.

A Look From Nowhere At A Prehistoric Slasher Film..

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(Joshua Gilmore- Staff Writer)

The Nowhere California team could tell you dozens of stories from our teenage lives, but that is for a different time and when the statute of limitations expires, so we are ready to let you in on the teenage exploits of Kansas Bowling.

At the age of 15, Kansas began to develop the story of “B.C. Butcher” with her friend Kenzie and, by the age of 17, Kansas directed the feature film adaptation of “B.C. Butcher.” The production for this movie quickly picked up steam and brought some cult icons in front of Kansas’ camera, such as Kadeem Hardison (A Different World) and Kato Kaelin (The O.J. Simpson Trail).

As the film wrapped and word of mouth began to grow, the creation of Kansas caught the legendary eye of Lloyd Kaufman and he picked up “B.C. Butcher” for distribution through the Troma Entertainment banner.

At the recent Los Angeles Day of the Dead Convention, that took place in April, the guys from Nowhere had the pleasure to talk with Kansas Bowling and her stepmother, Miranda Robin. The conversation delves into the production of the film and the journey through the world of independent filmmaking.

image_zpsl4s9yuc6From The Day of the Dead Convention April 2016 (Doug Porter, Kansas Bowling, Joshua Gilmore)

CLICK HERE For Nowhere California Presents Our Conversation With Kansas Bowling And Miranda Robin (13:23)

On a personal note, the entire Nowhere California team would like to thank Miranda and Kansas for taking the time out to talk with us. It was an honor to learn about your creative world.

If you want to learn more about the work of Kansas Bowling, CLICK HERE for Kansas Bowling’s Official Website

Nowhere California Is Returning To The Days Of The Dead..

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

The Days of the Dead conventions were unleashed onto the world in July of 2011 with Indianapolis, IN serving as the first location. Since that debut event, the Days of the Dead crew have left their bloody marks across the country and have the continuing goal of presenting a convention “for fans, by fans.”

The Days of the Dead convention will be returning to the west coast in April, the guest list keeps building and this year’s event will spill some ink into the bloody mix, as this leg of the Days of Dead will present their first ever tattoo expo.

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CLICK HERE FOR THE DAYS OF THE DEAD OFFICIAL SITE

Days of the Dead was the first convention to give Nowhere California the opportunity to cover an event of this level, something that help build Nowhere California into the entity that it is now. Nowhere California are happy to announce that they will be returning to this year’s convention and covering Days of the Dead with the quality you have grown to expect out of Nowhere California.

In the upcoming weeks, leading to the convention, stay locked into this site and Nowhere California’s facebook page with special looks at the exciting events that are ahead.

 

Another Shpadoinkle Conversation From The 2015 Stan Lee Comikaze..

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

It’s time to return to the mix of Nowhere California’s coverage of the 2015 Stan Lee’s Comikaze and jump back into the conversations that developed from this amazing event, but I should rephrase amazing event and change that into Shpadoinkle event, as the guys from Nowhere talk with Dian Bachar.

Dian has built a great career, during his time in front of and behind the camera. This conversation delves in many aspects of Dian’s acting life, such as his creative work and friendship with the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Also, Dian discusses his current slate of work and the journey to bring these projects to life, from My Neighborhood to The Murders of Brandywine Theater, Dian has a lot in store for his fans.

Here is a quick trailer for The Murders of Brandywine Theater. This movie can be found on iTunes and other streaming formats.

So, with all of that said, you can now listen to our conversation with Dian Bachar by CLICKING HERE
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