keeping with the Porn theme of ER#45,
I should plug a few resources that were
helpful in this endeavor. Something
Weird Video remains one of the world's
finest sources for "mature" cinema...
from 50s and 60s stripper videos, softcore
potboilers and trailer tapes to bizzaro-horror,
70s Eurosleaze and much more. Check out
their ad on page 4 of this ish, or send
$5 (and a statement of age over 18 with
signature) to SWV, PO Box 33664, Seattle,
In addition, SWV has recently
published the encyclopedic "Blue Book"
which covers their staggering collection
of classic porn, mostly from the 1960s and
1970s. If you're looking for the classic
loops that kept Times Square alive with
smut during those years, you'll probably
find them listed here. Send $10 with an
age statement to the address above for this
I lived in New Jersey I had the luxury of
residing near Movies Unlimited, one of the
finest video rental stores in this, or any,
land. Imagine a video haven staffed by knowledgeable
film fans, not acne-ridden Tarantino geeks
looking to push some straight-to-video abortion
down your throat! Stocking the latest from
nearly every major and minor vidco, MU was
our rental place of choice. Plus, they had
a wicked porn selection (soft and hard).
Well, we out-of-staters can still order
from the Movies Unlimited Mail Order Catalog.
The main catalog clocks in at 720 pages,
while the extremely thorough Adult Video
Catalog is easily the largest I've ever
seen at 140+ pages! Call 1-800-4-MOVIES
to order yours today.
I'd be remiss if I failed
to mention the publication (finally!) of
Michael Weldon's PSYCHOTRONIC VIDEO GUIDE
(St. Martin's Griffin). Weldon's original
PSYCHOTRONIC ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FILM is a highly
influential tome in the annals of ER
history, and it's still a dog-eared reference
book for our staff. (Who am I kidding? I
AM our staff!) TPVG boasts a shitload of
all-new entries, though I do wish some of
the reviews had more critical bite. Still,
at 600+ pages it's another indispensible
reference work. At your local bookstore,
or see the ER
The only sport that gets any
play here in the household is the National
Hockey League. I don't care what anyone
says about basketball players, these
guys are the most conditioned bastards on
the face of the earth. Solid, Godzilla-like
muscle poised on 18" thick blades bearing
down on you at ungodly speeds. Granted,
many of them have French heritage, and I
HATE the French (it all goes back to their
cowardice in WW2...don't get me started).
On the heels of that topic -- hockey, not
Frog-bashing -- comes 'Sudden Death' (Virgin),
the latest from the Hanson Brothers (Punk
Division). If you thought 'Gross Misconduct'
was the one-shot byproduct of SLAPSHOT-obsessed
punks, you should walk, nay run, to the
local record seller and get this disc. Pronto!
What other band can offer a handful of 'ockey-related
tracks, a Heino tribute, and a song about
The Magic 8-Ball?! I asked my 8-Ball if
this was the Hanson's finest hour, and its
reply was "No."
The Hockey Hansons (Jeff,
Steve, and Dave of SLAPSHOT fame) need our
help, too. While namby-pamby scoring prima
donnas like Mario Lemieux schwish their
way into the Hall of Fame, those that built
the game are being ignored in the wake of
hockey's "facelift." Help get
Dave "Tiger" Williams (the all-time
penalty leader and epitome of Old Time Hockey)
into the Hall. Write to: PO Box 27070, Collingswood
Post Office, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5R
6A8. Or, e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
with the subject: Let Tiger In!
Until next time...