LIFE ITSELF

Poffy The Cucumber

The 24-frames-per-second Life. He is the Soldier of Cinema… — Werner Herzog, filmmaker. LIFE ITSELF documents the storied life and tragic death of Roger Ebert (1942-2013, aged 70), the world’s most famous film critic. Roger Ebert excelled at something that everyone thinks they can do, but which no one did better. A staff writer and editor for various papers as … Read More

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN | Eulogy

Jon Dunmore

The Passing of a Powerhouse. e was no Schwarzenegger or Cruise or Willis – but he could slam the breath from your body with greater force. He was no Pitt or Gosling or Clooney – but you could not tear your eyes from him. I cannot pinpoint exactly when Philip Seymour Hoffman appeared on radar as an Actor’s Actor (his … Read More

JON LORD EULOGY | Stormbringer Dance on the Thunder Again…

Jon Dunmore

e was God. And if any would debate that fact, none can deny that his very name was Lord. Something is askew in the world that can never be righted. Upon Jon Lord’s death, his press agent stated, “Jon passes from Darkness to Light” – but alas, he has left US in darkness… He has toured the planet in “the … Read More

STEVE IRWIN | Eulogy

Poffy The Cucumber

Steve Irwin: Still Invincible. assion. Enthusiasm. Great legs. That was Steve Irwin. The Crocodile Hunter. Full-on. Unstoppable. Fearless. Peerless. He has swum with sharks, faced down leopard seals, walked with rhinos, bantered with big cats, wrangled crocodiles, been bitten, gouged, bled, bent and bashed by more animals around the world than you could poke a stick at (although, poking a … Read More

GARRISON WHITE | Live Review / Eulogy

Jon Dunmore

One Man. One guitar. No Prisoners. Someone refurbished a toilet and called it The Coconut Teaszer. Someone else painted it throbbing purple (or screaming lilac), and if it weren’t for the mid-80s explosion of Rock and Metal and Bouffant ‘do’s, the Teaszer probably would have met its justifiable end as a high-rent ghetto apartment complex, being unjustifiably in the heart … Read More