Posts Tagged ‘a clown carol’

CLOWNLAND – A CLOWN-NOIR COMIC STRIP, Another LIFE STORY, and a whole bunch of T.O.T.S. live show dates!

December 8, 2008

Well, howdy doo folks,

It’s been a while since the last posting. I have been hard at work drawing my fingers to the bone and redesigning parts of the Blight Productions website. In this super sassy posting, I am premiering a new clown-noir comic strip called, “CLOWNLAND“. It’s about a bunch of characters that exist in a world where everyone is a clown, and not everything is funny. I have also posted another one of my “LIFE STORIES” a webcomic that is some how in some way loosely based on events that occur in my life. I am also posting the next few show dates for my band, “THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN.” So be sure to read this blog all the way to the end, then forward the link to all your friends, and maybe even a few of you enemy’s.

:::COMIC STRIPS:::

-CLOWNLAND #1 “HARVY” – A CLOWN-NOIR COMIC STRIP-
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(Click here for the comic archive)

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-LIFE STORIES #3-
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(Click here for the comic archive)

:::LIVE CONCERT DATES:::

View the complete Things Outside The Skin tour schedule

THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN (LIVE)
Saturday, December 13th 2008, at 9PM
@ The Wired (Wired, Industrial, Rock, Electronica, Dark Metal)
GRAND OPENING EVENT
Located @ The Side Bar
121 Woodfield Road
West Hempstead, NY 11552
Payment required. $5 With Flyer Printout $6 Without

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Featuring Live music by Brooklyn based Invisible Recording artists, THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN (http://www.totsland.net), a comic book release party for “In Flesh and Spirit” by Baron Misuraca, and DJ’s Dreamtrancer, Sir, Chris#2. 21 and Over. Drink Specials from 9 – 12, $3 domestics $4 bottom shelf.

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THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN (LIVE)
Sunday, December 14th 2008, Doors open at 10PM
@ The Commutiny (http://www.thecommutiny.com/)
Located @ The Delancey
Phone: 212-254-9920
168 Delancey
New York, NY
Attire: $5 if you are wearing your Vampire best (Elegant Gothic, Victorian Period, Blade Inspired, Cyber, Fetish and Fashionesta), $10 in all black, and $15 for everything else. NO JEANS, SNEAKERS, CAPS, or RAGS!
21+

Come see Swamp Gothic Punk Industrial Invisible recording artists THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN, live @ The Delancey in New York City! For more information on this explosive live rock experience check out the website: (http://www.totsland.net). This show is also featuring live music from the band Eisdrive.

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THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN (LIVE)
Sunday, January 18th 2009, @9PM
@ The Trash Bar
Phone: 718-599-1000
256 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY
OPEN BAR FROM 8-9 WITH $6 ADMISSION
21+

Come see Swamp Gothic Punk Industrial Invisible recording artists THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN, live @ Trash Bar in Brooklyn NEW YORK! For more information on this explosive live rock experience check out the website: http://www.totsland.net

LATE NIGHT DRINK SPECIALS: $3 PBRs AND $6 JACK & BACK (PBR & Shot Of Jack Daniels) AFTER 1 AM!

:::NEWS:::

In addition to drawing my fingers to the bone over the last few weeks, I have been updating the website like crazy and learning a few new little web tools. I updated the webcomics section of my site, so that it is a bit more organized and easier to navigate. And I redesigned the front page to the website to integrate a new tool that I discovered called “Friend Feed”, it is a pretty badass little widget that allows you to redirect all of your web activities, like blog posting, twittering, facebook, myspace, digg, youtube and a whole bunch more into one feed embedded onto your site, so that there is an always updated and active amount of interesting content on you website. Check the tool out here: http://friendfeed.com/. I have also been experimenting with a cool little tool called, “MINGGL”, this is a cool little toolbar plugin for your web browser, that allows you to manage all of you social networks at the same time.  Keep an eye on all the active status messages and twitters in one feed, as well as the ability to post your own status message to twitter, facebook, and myspace at the same time. It is a pretty amazing time saver. Check it out here: http://www.minggl.com/ . I have also posted my Holiday classic movie, “A CLOWN CAROL – The Marley Murder Mystery” on the website “Funny or Die” please check it out and vote my movie FUNNY to keep it active, also repost it to your facebook and myspace, share it with your friends and tell them to vote it FUNNY.  Click here to watch and vote: http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/15148744a7/a-clown-carol-the-marley-murder-mystery-from-blightproductions

Thanks,

Blight the Clown
(A.K.A.) Brian A. Bernhard
Producer/Editor/Artist/Clown
Blight Productions
Website: http://www.blightproductions.com
Band: http://www.totsland.net
Twitter: http://twitter.com/BlightTheClown1
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/blightproductions
Blog: https://blightproductions.wordpress.com
Gallery: http://fudgerat.deviantart.com/gallery
T-Shirts: http://blightproductions.spreadshirt.com
Myspace Music: http://www.myspace.com/blightproductions
Myspace Film: http://www.myspace.com/blightproductionsmovies
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Chvad the Thug works out some issues, Blight Productions Website Updates, More social Networks, and some DeviantART craziness!!!

November 24, 2008

Howdy folks,

Welcome to another new edition of the Blight Productions half-hour-hour clown blog. In this weeks posting, Chvad the Thug works out some issues in THE MISSING ADVENTURES OF BLIGHT THE CLOWN #23, I made a bunch of new updates to http://www.blightproductions.com, Blight the Clown has joined a ton of new Social Networks, maybe you can find him on one, I have uploaded a shiny new video production demo reel, and oh my goodness, crazy threads are happening over at DeviantART!

:::THE COMIC STRIP:::

-THE MISSING ADVENTURES OF BLIGHT THE CLOWN #23-
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:::WEBSITE UPDATES:::

Check out the new THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN page on the Blight Productions site:
http://www.blightproductions.com/2008-Blight-Productions-Website/2008-Blight-Productions-TOTS-Page.html

Check out the new Clown Carol page on the Blight Productions site:
http://www.blightproductions.com/2008-Blight-Productions-Website/2008-Blight-Productions-Clown%20Carol-Page.html

Check out the updated Social Networks on the Blight Productions Site, featuring Blight Productions pages on the following networks: Dailymotion, VampireFreaks, Funny or Die, Eventful, Flickr, Vimeo, UndergroundFilms, Taltopia, OnlineComics, TheComicPortal, TopWebComics, ClickWheel, ComicSpace, TheWebComicsList.
http://www.blightproductions.com/2008-Blight-Productions-Website/2008-Blight-Productions-Social-Networking-Page.html

:::NEW DEMO REEL:::

-THE 2008 BLIGHT PRODUCTIONS “PRODUCING” DEMO REEL-

I just put this reel together of some of my favorite clips from productions I have done over the past few years. If you dig the work please check out some more of my stuff.

The clips featured are:

Intelligent Design – The Music Video
(Nominated for a 2006 EMMY)

I Killed A Moose

ART or something like it! – A television series about artists
(Nominated for a 2007 EMMY)

A Clown Carol – The Marley Murder Mystery

People featured in this demo reel:

Barry Mitchell, Lloyd Kaufman, Bill Plympton, Scott McCloud, Gregory Barsamian, Patrick Smith, Smadar Levi, Martina Secondo Russo, Todd Robbins, Eric Davis, Jerrod Bogard

:::DEVIANTART SUGGESTION THREAD CRAZINESS:::

So I am a pretty active member of this Social Network site called DeviantART, it boasts to be the largest online community for artists on the internet. They have a forum for suggestions on the site. I thought that it might be a good idea to create an EVENTS feature to help artists promote their art openings, film screenings, performances, and other things like that.  With the idea to keep it well organized by City, Date, and Time.  Pretty strait forward idea, but some of the responses I got were rather wacked out.  Check out the posting thread here, it’s still going on, so be sure to read all the pages and let me know what you think: http://forum.deviantart.com/devart/suggestions/1204686/

:::OTHER NEWS:::

I am fully stocked with some kick ass postcards, so if you want to help promote my Clown Carol movie or my comic strip please let me know and I can send you a stack of postcards to pass out in your neck of the woods. Just use the contact form on my website, and I will get back to you ASAP!

CONTACT BLIGHT PRODUCTIONS

Check out Blight the Clown holding up some cards here:

Your pal,
Blight the Clown
(A.K.A.) Brian A. Bernhard
Producer/Editor/Artist/Clown
Blight Productions
Website: http://www.blightproductions.com
Band: http://www.totsland.net
Twitter: http://twitter.com/BlightTheClown1
Blog: https://blightproductions.wordpress.com

A Special Reminder About Artistic Endeavors Happening This Weekend!

November 14, 2008

Howdy my friendly Earthlings,

This is a little end of the week update:

This Sunday my Super Industrial Swamp Rockin’ band, “THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN” takes the stage!  We NEED you folks to come to the show!!  If you have ever wanted the chance to see a bunch of lunatics jump around on stage playing the best hardest music you will ever hear, NOW IS THE TIME!!!!


-THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN – LIVE SHOW-
(Featuring Blight the Clown)
Arlene’s Grocery
95 Stanton St.
New York, NY 10002
$8 cover, must be21+
Show Starts at 8:30PM
www.arlenesgrocery.net

NOT IN NYC? HEAR THE SHOW LIVE! ON THE INTERNET!!!!!!

YES THAT’S RIGHT!!!  LIVE T.O.T.S. RIGHT INTO YOUR LITTLE COMPUTERS!

If you aren’t at the show go to http://www.musikville.com on Nov. 16th and hear the show streamed LIVE via the super duper fancy interwebs!

BE SURE TO TURN THE VOLUME PAST 11!!

Also,

I just uploaded my silly little clown appreciation movie, “I LOVE BLIGHT THE CLOWN” onto Will Ferrall’s website.  Please, please, please, visit the link below watch the video, and VOTE IT FUNNY!!! So it sticks around for a little while on the website!!!

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/d25f322ab1

Also, Also,

I uploaded my holiday movie cult classic, “A Clown Carol – The Marley Murder Mystery” to a cool little site called Underground Films.  If you have 30seconds to spare please go there and rate and comment on how much you just love Charles Dickens inspired clown movies!!

http://www.undergroundfilm.com/films/detail.tcl?wid=1035691

Also, also, also,

I will be selling some brand new Original Blight the Clown Coasters that I just got in the mail!!! They freaking kick ass, come pick one up at the show for 8 bucks or a whole set for 25 bucks!  What more could you want!! Crazy awesome coaster with original art by your favorite yellow faced clown!!!!!

Your pal,
Blight the Clown
(A.K.A.) Brian A. Bernhard
Producer/Editor/Artist/Clown
Blight Productions
Website: http://www.blightproductions.com
Band: http://www.totsland.net
Twitter: http://twitter.com/BlightTheClown1
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/blightproductions
Blog: https://blightproductions.wordpress.com
Gallery: http://fudgerat.deviantart.com/gallery
T-Shirts: http://blightproductions.spreadshirt.com
Myspace Music: http://www.myspace.com/blightproductions
Myspace Film: http://www.myspace.com/blightproductionsmovies

Live T.O.T.S. show one week from now, New Postcard Designs, New T.O.T.S Videos, and another Life Story Comic strip.

November 10, 2008

Howdy there, my super funkdefied friends,

In this weeks blogaroo, I’ve posted up some brand new designs for some super cool postcards I am having printed up to give out to you and your friends next time you come to a THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN show.  Which, by the way, the next one is happening one week from NOW, Sunday, November 16th @ Arlenes Grocery, more details in the blog below.  I have posted some kick ass live videos that the folks over at Biff Juggernaut Productions shot at the last show, check them out, see what you missed, and see why you NEED to come to the show on the 16th.  Oh yeah, I also posted up another almost realistically real “Life Story” comic strip made by yours truly.

:::THE SUPER COOL POSTCARD SELECTION:::

-BLIGHT THE CLOWN POSTCARD FACE-
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(Click the here to Purchase a print)

-BLIGHT THE CLOWN POSTCARD BACK-
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(Click the here to Purchase a print)

-A CLOWN CAROL POSTCARD FACE-
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-A CLOWN CAROL POSTCARD BACK-
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(Click the here to Purchase a print)

:::THE WEB COMIC:::

-LIFE STORIES #2-
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(Click the here to Purchase a print)

:::LIVE PERFORMANCES:::

-THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN – LIVE SHOW-
(Featuring Blight the Clown)
Arlene’s Grocery
95 Stanton St.
New York, NY 10002
$8 cover, must be21+
Show Starts at 8:30PM
www.arlenesgrocery.net

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NOT IN NYC? HEAR THE SHOW LIVE!

If you aren’t at the show go to http://www.musikville.com on Nov. 16th and hear the show streamed LIVE into yer brains! Ain’t technology great? Now you don’t even have to get up off yer lazy asses to hear the goodness that is of course…THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN!

:::NEW CD RELEASE:::

-NEGATIVE IMPACT V.03-

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The BRAND NEW compilation “Negative Impact Vol. 3” will be seeing the light of day here in NYC at this show! Grab the disc at the show and hear the amazingly cool new t.o.t.s. track “Whatever Happened to Carson?”!

:::THE LIVE VIDEOS:::

-THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN-
-GET YOUR DOLLAR’S WORTH-LIVE-10-29-2008-NYC-

-THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN-
-WORMFACE-LIVE-10-29-2008-NYC-

-THINGS OUTSIDE THE SKIN-
-WHEN THE GHOSTS HAVE DIED-LIVE-10-29-2008-NYC-

:::OTHER NEWS:::

Just 3 days before T.O.T.S kick’s the shit out of Arlene’s Grocery, the super cool kick ass project of our brilliant guitar player Lars Casteen hits the stage with THE QUALIA featuring Chvad S.B. on keyboards!

-THE QUALIA – LIVE-
R-BAR
Thursday, November 13th
218 Bowery (BTWN Prince & Spring)
$8 Cover, Must be 21+
Show Starts at 7PM
OPEN BAR

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Your pal,
Blight the Clown
(A.K.A.) Brian A. Bernhard
Producer/Editor/Artist/Clown
Blight Productions
Website: http://www.blightproductions.com
Band: http://www.totsland.net
Twitter: http://twitter.com/BlightTheClown1
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/blightproductions
Blog: https://blightproductions.wordpress.com
Gallery: http://fudgerat.deviantart.com/gallery
T-Shirts: http://blightproductions.spreadshirt.com
Myspace Music: http://www.myspace.com/blightproductions
Myspace Film: http://www.myspace.com/blightproductionsmovies