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Upcoming Biography of Alexander Fu Sheng

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One of our favorite sites, CityOnFire.com, has just published an exclusive interview with Terrence J. Brady, author of the upcoming biography Alexander Fu Sheng: The Biography of the Chinatown Kid (tentative title). Fu Sheng is one of Shaw Brothers Studios’, and Hong Kong’s most beloved stars. He lived a memorable life, and sadly, was gone much too soon …

New 36 Styles Design- “KUNG FU THEATER”

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I originally designed the art for this new shirt for the Kung Fu Theater film series at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. (For more information about the theater, including their current schedule, you can go here: www.hollywoodtheatre.org ) It was 2012 when they approached me about creating some artwork for my favorite subject …

Sammo Hung’s MARTIAL LAW TV Series Coming To DVD

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MARTIAL LAW was created by Carlton Cruse, whose name will be familiar to fans of such hit series as LOST and BATES MOTEL, to capitalize on the popularity of Hong Kong cinema in the states. It was a time when Jackie Chan’s biggest HK action hits were being “Americanized” with new music, dubs, editing (and sometimes even new titles) …

Robert Rodriguez Interviewed About Shaw Brothers

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Here is something that will be of interest to our readers- a wonderful little interview with director Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY, MACHETE) where he talks about his love of the Shaw Brothers films, and why he brought them to his El Rey Network. (Note: Just so our readers aren’t confused, Rodriguez lists MASTER OF THE …

It’s 3/6 Day, Let’s Celebrate!!!

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What is 3/6 Day you ask? Well, it’s a chance to celebrate our mutual love of kung fu and Asian cinema. You may have noticed we are big fans of the number 36 and the film THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN. With that in mind, we decided to create a new tradition… a new holiday. On the 3rd month, 6th day of each year- “3/6 Day,” …

The 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN Art Print Winner!

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As we first announced in our New 36 Styles Design: “THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN” post the first 36 customers to purchase THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN shirt were entered into a drawing, and one lucky customer has won a FREE 11×17″ THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN art print of my latest drawing. That lucky customer is …

New 36 Styles Design: “THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN”

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Here’s how we’re ringing in the Chinese New Year… we proudly present our brand new THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN shirt design! This is the second 36 Styles shirt featuring original art by yours truly, and in case you didn’t notice by the name of the site, this movie is pretty darn important to us. We hope this design reflects our love of this …

Kung Fu Bob Joins Shaolin Chamber 36 & 36 Styles Part 2

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Back in 2011, Ray (The “abbot” of shaolinchamber36.com) asked me to come up with a logo for his about-to-launch, kung fu T-shirt company 36 Styles. I helped him create the original logo design, and was very happy to play my small part in what looked like a promising new company. I had more than a few ideas for some shirts designs …