Archive of Tony Shea ( Editor-in-Chief, New York)

Tony Shea is based in New York, having recently moved from Los Angeles after more than a decade on the sunny coast. His short films have won numerous awards and screened at major festivals around the world including Comic-Con. As a musician, he is the lead singer for Los Angeles rock n’ roll band Candygram For Mongo (C4M) candygramformongo.com who has been a featured artist on Clear Channel Radio’s Discover New Music Program and whose songs have been heard on Battlestar Gallactica (Syfy Channel) and Unhitched (Fox) among other shows and films.

Tony has contributed 239 brilliant piece(s).


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A Hologram for the King – Tribeca Film Festival – Review – C

by Tony Shea April 22, 2016

A Hologram for the King is a film where every moment that transpires on-screen feels like it has been vetted by a mid-western test audience in a multiplex—and surely it has. Director Tom Tykwer (who perhaps unbelievably directed the absolutely thrilling Run Lola Run) has put together an old-fashioned kind of film you have probably […]

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Cab Spotting

by Tony Shea February 21, 2016

Counting cabs on Saturday February 20, 2016 from the second floor window of the NYC public library on W. 114th St. and Broadway from 1:24 p.m. until 1:26 p.m. when the security guard became suspicious and asked me to stop. How many cabs do you count? A:25 B:28 C:29 or D:[See the answer below]: NOTE: […]

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William Burroughs 102

by Tony Shea February 5, 2016

image via America’s ultimate “Junkie”, William Burroughs would have been 102 today. One of the primo Beat writers along with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Paul Bowles, Burroughs was an unrepentant drug addict for most of his life, traversing some truly weird cerebral territory along the way and somehow living to be 83 years old, […]

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Lux Interior is Dead – Long Live Lux Interior

by Tony Shea February 4, 2016

His parents called him Erick Lee Purkhiser, but everybody else knew him as Lux Interior. The frontman for psychobilly inventors The Cramps died on this day back in 2009 at the age of 62. While not as well-known as some of his contemporaries including Iggy Pop, the Ramones, and The Misfits, Lux Interior was every […]

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