Monday, January 16, 2006

Don't Fulci Yourself!

I'm reeling with a flu-like cold and just wasn't up for writing here today. But I did put the finishing touches on my illustration for an Italian publisher's new book on Lucio Fulci, the director of late-'70s and early '80s gems like Don't Torture the Duckling, Schizo aka Woman in a Lizard's Skin, Gates of Hell, Zombie, House by the Cemetary, The Beyond and lots more (I've already written an article for the book -- on my initial drive-in and grindhouse experiences with all things Fulci -- which is being translated into Italian).

I then made the pilgrimage down the hill to Brattleboro to pick up my son Dan's drawing for the same project. Great to see Dan and my daughter/his sis Maia Rose, though I was by then suffering from the waning of my cold med and slipping into a mucous-dribbling rough beast slouching, so home agin home agin jiggedy jig I did go.

I've now got some scanning and touchup to do, then off it goes to the Smoky Man!

For some reason, I channeled Fulci via Charles Schulz and found the result amusing. It must be the cold meds.

Sniff --


Blogger heath lail said...

Hope you feel better buddy. I had that same stuff a couple of weeks ago, and I'm just now getting over it and back to normal. Best to you and yours...

Blogger Arctic Luke said...

Does Dan have a blog, or a website? It'd be cool to see his art.

Blogger Marky Mark said...

Them herbal cold remedies will be the death of you. All of my "natural" friends are always sick and puny.


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