- Pacifica, California, USA
- June 18
- Bob Calhoun is a regular contributor to Film Salon and observer of offbeat media. His 2008 punk-wrestling memoir "Beer, Blood and Cornmeal: Seven Years of Incredibly Strange Wrestling" (ECW Press) has spent one entire week on the San Francisco Chronicle's Bay Area bestseller list.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Worst Facebook Ad Ever Uses
Hitler to Sell Rideshare App
August 05, 2013 11:44PM
- The Greatest Book Trailer of
June 05, 2013 02:50AM
- Jimmy Stewart's Porn Mag
January 24, 2013 07:42PM
- Thanks General Petraeus.
Thanks Paula Broadwell.
November 13, 2012 02:47PM
- Rain delays, robot rabbits and
October 18, 2012 12:55AM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “@ChillerPop, It's almost
crazier than a Chick tract, if
a thing is
September 24, 2012 01:04PM
- “@Mike, Damn. It's almost
the best part of the
May 10, 2012 05:48PM
- “And the pizza! If you
stick around for the extra
at the very end on
May 10, 2012 02:34PM
- “It's sad and terrifying
how Zimmerman has no remorse
the act of
April 24, 2012 07:25PM
- “@John Rampton, Oh now
"Snow White: A Deadly Summer"
April 16, 2012 03:36PM
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There was a guy in a Captain America suit staking out his space on the lawn of the National Mall in Washington DC waiting for Jon… Read full post »
For Superman's live action cinema debut, the first image that flickered onto the screen wasn't a star's name or a movie studio's emblem. It was the cover of a ten…
With eyes as black as pitch, conservative provocateur Andrew Breitbart stormed a packed press conference about the state of my MacBook earlier this morning.
Originally posted on Anthony Weiner has my MacBook.
Earlier this morning, Andrew Breitbart of the conservative Breitbart media empire na… Read full post »
Oakland designer Joshua Kaufman's MacBook was stolen out of his apartment. He had a piece of anti-theft software installed on his MacBook called Hidden, which told him where the laptop was and also snapped pics of the guy who stole it. Kaufman told the Oakland police where it was, but they… Read full post »
Okay, the Sarah Palin/Paul Revere story just won't die. It’s like the Anthony Weiner twitpic saga, but without shots of bulging underwear. On Sunday, Palin defended her creative interpretation of Revere's ride on Fox News. Meanwhile, her fans/supporters/followers (whatever the hell you ca… Read full post »
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump back when he still possessed an air of dignity.
Does Dwayne Johnson, AKA The Rock, have top secret security clearance?
According to a Monday Huffington Post article, his Sunday postings on Twitter may reveal that the former WWE champion and star of…
UK actor Idris Elba as the Norse God Heimdall in the upcoming Marvel Comics movie "Thor."
As of last Friday, 1,473 people liked the "Boycott Thor (2011) by Marvel Studios" Facebook page. Among those showing their virtual disapproval of director Kenneth Branagh's upcoming comic book moive is E…
Remakes. Reboots. Re-imaginings. Prequels. Prequels to remakes. That's what 2011 is going to remembered for—the year… Read full post »
Pro wrestler/rocker/game show host Chris Jericho ends his first wrestling memoir, "A L… Read full post »
My book, "Beer, Blood and Cornmeal," makes its network television debut as a piece of set decoration on the NBC series "Parenthood" in the lower left corner of the screen.
Last week, Obama picks General Electric’s CEO Jeffrey Immelt as his chief outside economic adviser. In last night's State of the Union Address, Obama's big tag line was, "We do big things." GE's big slogan in the 1980s was, "We bring good things to life." Coincidence?
While other movie critics are mulling over the merits of "True Grit," "Black Swan" and "The… Read full post »
Lee Majors running in slow motion but at bionic speeds.
The first episode from the just released "Six Million Dollar Man" complete series box set that I popped into my DVD player not only has William Shatner in it, but it's a crazy Shatner who spouts beat poetry and can control… Read full post »
Mick Foley is the last person that you'd expect to be honored at something called the Rally to Restore Sanity. In the world of pro wrestling,… Read full post »
If Carly Fiorina was ever a competent CEO, then she'd know
enough about statistics to understand that being over 10 points
down with 96% of precincts reporting means she lost the damned
By claiming that the race was too close to call even though Boxer's lead was hitting double… Read full post »
The last couple of days must have been strange for San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. On Monday night, the Giants won their first world series since the team moved here from New York in the 1950s. Baseball fans partied in the streets until after 3am. Tonight Newsom was at the… Read full post »
It's Saturday morning and there's an expanding yoga circle on the lawn of the National Mall in Washington, DC. Gumby is doing yoga. So are a nun…
Yesterday I was in front of AT&T Park in San Francisco taking pictures of crazed Giants fans with drawn on beards and tonight I’m at the National Mall on the site of Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity. It's not all that different except that everybody was way more…
75 head of cattle were herded through the outskirts of San Francisco on Friday to begin the 2010 Grand National Rodeo.
Comic-Con Jesus dispenses Gospel truth at the San Diego Comic-Con (photo: Bob Calhoun).
You ask me to nominate somebody for the "Year in Sanity" and I'm going to have to say Comic-Con Jesus. Sure, a longhaired guy at a comic book convention dressed like the Son of God woul… Read full post »
"Judo" Gene LeBell is a two-time national judo champ, a master of submission holds and a one of the greatest Hollywood stuntmen to ever flip a Chevy Malibu. He taught Bruce Lee, Chuck…
We appear to be living in a brief sliver of time where anything is once again possible for Hollywood 's oiled up muscle men. Despite the seemingly endless ascendancy of geek chic…
Even at 70-something years old "Judo" Gene LeBell is still the toughest man alive, but he can't use YouTube worth a damn.
LeBell is a two-time national judo…