Columbo is finally getting the authoritative, unnervingly-illustrated reference guide it deserves. Brooklyn-based artist Richard Baker has slowly been assembling The Columbo Encyclopedia, a blog that, in its first volume, is looking at the series' many murderers, presenting stats and trivia accompanied by pen-and-ink illustrations--like the above drawings of a nefarious Leonard Nimoy and Martin Landau (as twins). Subsequent volumes are expected to depict the victims and, one would hope, at least a brief "idiosyncratic detectives" section. When the artist is complete, he can expect a high five from me, because right on, man. Fuckin' Columbo.
Ever wonder what it would be like if Tarantino got into reading, instead of watching old kung fu and Scorsese every day? Hey, maybe it would be something like this: Sharm Murugiah's Tarantino-film-as-Penguin-book series. You can buy prints of them separately or as a group here... / Continue →
In Oscar-favorite Ben Affleck Pretends To Make a Movie: The Movie, one of Affleck's classic Affleck tricks is showing off some concept art from his fake production, even giving some away to his questioners. The film showed glimpses of the images as being pretty tame, unmemorabl... / Continue →
In honor of John McClane's many years reluctantly murdering terrorists he somehow ends up fighting, the five-time Die Hard protagonist will be honored with the massive image of Bruce Willis's grimacing face in "a larger-than-life permanent mural."... / Continue →