Thirty Years of Dying Hard

Thirty Years of Dying Hard

“Bruce and I grew up watching the same TV shows. Roy Rogers used to say ‘Yippee ki yah, kids.’ So it had to become ‘Yippee ki yah, motherfucker’ in the movie. That line was from me. Whenever you think you’re writing a line that’s going to catch on, it never does. A lot of people, […]

CROWD SURFING YOUR WAY OUT OF HELL (Pt.1)

CROWD SURFING YOUR WAY OUT OF HELL (Pt.1)

Note: As I write this, Julien-K is preparing to launch its fourth crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo called “Time Capsule, A Future Retrospective.” Time Capsule will be our most ambitious release ever— a 60+ song, four disk mega-package that blurs the line of a “sane and logical” release. We are simultaneously announcing a seven-week national tour, which […]

Foreign Directors Everyone Needs to Watch

Foreign Directors Everyone Needs to Watch

Here’s is an essential list of foreign directors to name-drop at your next group hangout to amaze your friends with your breadth of cinematic knowledge: Yorgos Lanthimos (Greece) One of the most esteemed foreign directors at the moment is the Greek filmmaker, Yorgos Lanthimos. Lanthimos has directed esteemed films, such as The Killing of a […]

From Comedy to Drama: The Evolution of ‘Born in East L.A.’

From Comedy to Drama: The Evolution of ‘Born in East L.A.’

In 1987, Cheech Marin was still riding the wave of popularity from the now-defunct comedy duo, of which he was a part, called Cheech & Chong. So it made sense that he would strike out on his own and make a movie.  That movie was called Born in East L.A, about “a native-born American citizen of Mexican […]

Sacha Baron Cohen Wants to Break American Politics

Sacha Baron Cohen Wants to Break American Politics

The American public is no stranger to Sacha Baron Cohen, a well known prankster who sports a wide variety of personalities, such as Ali G, Borat and Bruno. Each of these personalities was born out of The Ali G Show (2000, 2003-2004), an HBO short run series that features Cohen undercover as each character in an […]

Neon Black: Episode 31- Death, Taxes And The Internet

Neon Black: Episode 31- Death, Taxes And The Internet

Welcome to Neon Black where we talk all things pop-culture, music, art, and film. We mix it up today with a pseudo-two-parter. Part one we talk culture cards with guest host Katrina Luu and talk about the new Travis Scott album, Elon Musk, and Tekashi69. Part two we dedicate entirely to the 2018 Emmy nominations with the […]

The Drop – Alessia Cara, RL Grime, & MØ

The Drop – Alessia Cara, RL Grime, & MØ

The Drop is us cutting through the massive jungle of new music that’s been released over the last seven days.  We sharpen our proverbial machetes and cut through the shit to get you to the content that you need to be listening to. This is The Drop.  -Control Forever Alessia Cara – “A Little More” […]