Tag Archives: bavatuesdays

Re-wiring the bava

Yesterday I transferred this blog off our Beathap server to our newest shared hosting server in London: Wire—more on that server and the band that it’s named for in a separate post. There was a bit of a hiccup when I used … Continue reading

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The Blog that Knew Too Much

Today I picked up this very large, colorful French film poster for Mario Bava’s 1963 film giallo The Girl Who Knew Too Much. It’s pretty special, and not just because it’s a cool piece of vintage film poster art for … Continue reading

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Tying Up Loose Ends for 2017

“I’m not one for end of the year posts,” he says as he writes an end of the year post. But I wanted to take advantage of this blog genre to clear the decks for 2018. What do I mean? … Continue reading

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Digital Debt, Personal Online Sustainability, and an Archive of One’s Own

This has been a pretty amazing year for travel for me, but not so amazing in terms of blogging all that travel. Alan Levine wrote about that “sad position of back blogging” during his current trip to Australia, and then … Continue reading

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10 Years at bavatuesdays

Today marks the end of my 10th year blogging on the bava. That’s almost a quarter of my life. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: starting and maintaining this blog regularly over the last 10 years was … Continue reading

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S3 Commando (Line)

In my last post I wrote about moving bavatuesdays (and the rest of my personal, server based online life) to Reclaim Hosting. It was long overdue, and it might be appropriate to recognize that my partner in all things Reclaim, … Continue reading

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Il Giallo a Fumetti: Diabolik

Antonella bought me a Diabolik comic at the Mestre train station outside of Venice, Italy the other day. Diabolik is a fictional master thief and the anti-hero of Italy’s most popular fumetti (Italian for comic) which has been published monthly since 1962. What’s … Continue reading

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Mario Bava must have gotten bit by Rabid Dogs

Paul Bond and I were as good as our word, we worked through ten of Mario Bava’s best films for the Bavafest we’ve been doing since March. This post has the tenth and final (for now!) discussion of what might … Continue reading

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bavatuesdays: Twitch fo the Death Nerve

“As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport.” – King Lear This week’s film for the Mario Bava film fest was  the 1971  Twitch of the Death Nerve (a.k.a. Reazione a catena, … Continue reading

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Danger: Diabolik or, Bava Does Good Fumetti

In this week’s episode of the bavatuesdays film festival Paul Bond and I talk about Mario Bava’s contribution to the comic book cum film genre with Danger: Diabolik (1968). Paul has already blogged about some of the artistic influences on … Continue reading

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