Patrick Kinney – Film Streams
Our good friend Adam Robert Haug reached out to me and said, “Dude, you need to have this guy on the show.” That guy was Patrick Kinney, and I’m so excited that we finally got him on the show. When he first showed up at the house we bonded over a punk rock house known as Hotel Frank (when he lived there) / The Power Pad (when I frequented there). Patrick is the Communications Director for Film Streams – a non-profit, arthouse-type, independent theater in Omaha’s popular North Downtown district. Patrick knows film and that comes through very clearly in our conversation. We can’t wait to have him back on the show. And make sure to check out all the exciting stuff happening for FS, including their second location at the historic Dundee Theater opening at the end of the year.
This episode of The Basement on a Hill is sponsored by Firebelly Rep’s “Beastiary.” A series of hilarious and often affecting animal vignettes, Beastiary is written and directed by Brendan JD Reilley of FireBelly Rep. Come get anthropomorphic with a lightning bug in the friend zone, a punk rock band of birds, and beyond. June 23rd, 24th, and 25th at the Bancroft Street Market. Tickets are available at firebelly.org and at the door.
Officials in Augusta, Maine are trying to determine what charges, if any, can be brought against a disgruntled citizen that came into a city building and released a cup full of live bedbugs. Said the city manager, “He whipped out a cup and slammed it on the counter, and bam, off they flew, maybe 100 of them.” The building was evacuated and closed down for the day as exterminators came in to fumigate and destroy all remaining bugs. (Source: UPI)
Song: Tinfoil Hat
Album: You’re Better Than This
News of the Dead
Godzilla vs. King Kong Says, “You’re Next”
From THR: Adam Wingard has been tapped by Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros. to direct the follow-up to next year’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters. With a script from a host of writers in a room led by the Pirates of the Caribbean films’ Terry Rossio, Godzilla vs. King Kong is set to release in May of 2020. (Source: COMINGSOON.NET)
“While backpacking through the English countryside, American students David and Jack become lost in the fog… on the moors… during a full moon. (Can you see where this is going?) Jack is mauled by a beast, having his throat ripped out, dying a horrendous, bloody death. David is… scratched, and falls asleep… for three weeks. Upon waking up, David finds himself in a hospital in London where he spends his time trying to convince the voice of Miss Piggy, a very understanding doctor, and a super hot nurse that he was indeed attacked by a werewolf, not an escaped lunatic. He learns of his fate through his best friend, Jack, who appears as a rotting corpse. As David struggles with his own sanity, trying to figure out if he’s really seeing Jack and if what Jack says is the truth, he also struggles with what all college boys struggle with: identity, love, and trying to bag the hot nurse.”