East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai


Radio with Pictures – Clutch Cargo

CC - PMB (0)Do you remember Clutch Cargo?
A few days back, on a blog I do not normally read, an off-topic comment to a rather meaningless post (I’m not making this up, ladies and gentlemen) dissed Clutch Cargo, calling it a bad show, making fun at its style and animation.

And that throwaway comment, on a blog I don’t normally read, sent me back memory lane.

So, for the uninitiated – what the heck’s a Clutch Cargo? Continue reading


Huckleberry Finn’s Interdimensional Capers

I was talking about this with some online friends a few nights back – The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a 1968 Hanna-Barbera live action/animation series I saw, in glorious black and white and dubbed in Italian… ah, probably in 1973 or ’74.

The premise is pretty, ehm, straightforward: Huck, Tom and Becky, pursued by Injunjoe, enter a complex of caves that happen to be…
Your guess is as good as mine – I’d say interdimensional gateways to parallel universes.

You bet.

Here’s a snippet of a vaguely Wilkie Collins-esque episode.
You find the rest on Youtube.


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