Comiconners, Here Are Your Guest Stars!

Yup, we’re doing it again: for the 17th time in fact. But as always, the San Diego Comic Con needs my Kung Fu Extravaganza blurb for their program book long before we can lock in our special guest stars (because of their busy schedules). So, because the 150,000+ attendees are also all set long before
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Ithacalling Black Dragons!

I had been studying martial arts since 1978 — and was beginning to seriously doubt I’d ever be able to match up what I saw in Liu Chia-liang movies and what I saw in hundreds, if not thousands, of dojos, gyms, and studios throughout the world — when I was lucky enough to be sent
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ACE Again!

Although I’m sliding more and more into Kungfu Santa mode (santaconfidential.com), those sun-baked greats at the Albuquerque Comics Expo keep inviting me back. And who am I to turn away from great times, great folk, great fun, and great New Mexican food?! Especially when, this time, they’re listing me as one of their “literary” guests
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Return to Scholar’s Garden

Has it been a year already? Have we been wandering around in a dazed maze all that time? In any case, I implored you to attend this event last summer, and, it is so mind-opening, power-acquiring, and health achieving that I’m doing so again. For years it was held at the famed Staten Island Snug
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Museum o’Moving Image Pole Fighter!

Had a great time co-presenting the glorious films at the Old School Kung Fu Fest from April 19 through the 20th, and looking forward to attending the annual New York Asian Film Festival in Lincoln Center during June and July (with special guest Jimmy Wang “One-Armed Swordsman” Yu!). But first I’m delighted that the Lau
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Think You Know Kung Fu Films?

You don’t if you haven’t seen the films of Lau Kar-leung, without doubt the greatest kung fu filmmaker in action movie history. Well, lucky you! Because from Friday, April 18th until Sunday, April 20th, Subway Cinema and the Anthology Film Archives, in cooperation with the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (New York), are presenting
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Calling All Martial Artists…!

…ready to get your minds blown? As some of you may know, I’ve been studying martial arts for more than thirty-five years, but it wasn’t until a dozen years ago that I started to learn what I feel true kung fu is. That began at the 2002 Taiwan Taichi World Championships, where I met the
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New York Comicbook (& Kungfu!) Marketplace

Just heard that I’m scheduled to be at Mike Carbo’s New York Comic Book Marketplace Saturday, March 1st, from 10am until 6pm (apparently I’m one of the “& many more” on the advert below) at the Hotel New Yorker — 481 8th Ave (at 34th Street). Given the lateness of my alert, I’ll be scraping
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RIC CON = Rhode Island Comic Con!

Well, how could I not RSVP a comic con seemingly named after me? If you’re at or around the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence Rhode Island the second two days in November, not only can you get any of my three newest books (For One Week Only: The World of Exploitation Films, Films of
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Brass City Comic Conning

Ah, Naugatuck Valley Community College. Nestled between the Naugatuck Valley Shopping Center, the Waterbury Plaza Shopping Center, and the Mattatuck Plaza Shopping Center, it’s the mid-Connecticut shopaholic’s center for science, arts, nursing, physical education, technology, engineering, mathematics, and business. And on Sunday, July 28th, from 10am to 6pm, it’s also the home of the Brass
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