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Love Saves The Day

Wiizzy Wiig
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Nestled on the bank of the Delaware River, in the heart of Bucks County in the state of Pennsylvania, is the town of New Hope. New Hope has long been identified as an “artist’s community” – a haven for the counter culture with local artist’s galleries and shops proudly displaying t-shirts emblazoned with Grateful Dead […]

An Illustrator’s View on the Legendary Jack Kirby

Christopher Peruzzi
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Among the founding fathers of today’s popular superheroes, there is one man who has earned the legendary title of “king”. That is Jack “King” Kirby. Jack Kirby was born Jacob Kurtzberg in 1917. He was responsible for creating a huge part of the Marvel Universe. Beginning with Captain America, Kirby also created The Fantastic Four, […]

Remembering The Falcon

Militant Ginger
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You’ve all heard of The Saint... but whatever happened to his buccaneering contemporary The Falcon? Author Ian Dickerson remembers… Even James Bond’s adventures don’t span as wide a timeframe as those of Simon Templar, the eponymous ‘Saint’. He’s best known as played by Roger Moore in the classic 1960s TV show, but decades before that […]

The Walking Dead Panel at the New Jersey Comic Expo

Christopher Peruzzi
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Major Dodson (Sam Anderson), Steve Coulter (Reg Monroe), and Lew Temple (Axel) talk about their time on The Walking Dead On November 20th, the New Jersey Comic Expo hosted a panel on The Walking Dead featuring actors Major Dodson, Steve Coulter, and Lew Temple.  ECHOBASE was there for the panel and got to hear their stories […]

Just JoKing Debuts on YouTube

Militant Ginger
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This weekend, a new animated comedy show debuted its pilot on YouTube. Just JoKing is the brainchild of Pennsylvannia-based stand up comedian Josiah James, who teamed up with animator Chris Silvestre to produce an animated version of his hilarious stand-up sets.   We caught up with Josiah to find out a little more about the […]

Independent’s Day: Joe Kramer is Running the Gammatar

Militant Ginger
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Seinfeld-style snark and monster-movie mayhem collide, in the imagination of Writer/Director/Filmmaker Joe Kramer. Impossibly chill, wildly talented, and with world-class hair Philadelphia-based filmmaker Joe Kramer is making Godzilla-sized waves out in Japan at the moment, with his hilarious movie Running the Gammatar.     A twisted take on the Seinfeld-style situation comedy, this 7-minute short features […]

Mia Stenger and the Female Future of Stand-Up

Militant Ginger
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The other week was stand-up central for me. I saw Louis CK playing at Asbury Park, and the following day I taped a late-afternoon session at Stand Up New York. During both, one thing struck me – that the women were significantly funnier than the men. And I don’t think I’m alone in thinking that. […]

An Interview With a Professional Freak and Sideshow Performer: Jason Lutz! AKA ‘Mister E’

Tim Makoid
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Welcome to Independent’s Day, our series where we interview every local/independent/starving artist we can find with something interesting to say. Today we’ve got Jason Lutz, otherwise known by his stage name ‘Mister E’. His Facebook page lists him as a Program Specialist at Sparc Services, a Professional Freak at Mister E, and a Producer at Dead Flowers. I’ve also known him to be an art […]

Interview With Bayne Gibby; A Look into the Life of a comedic actress, and her many other talents!

Maddie Ferguson
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If you don’t already know Bayne Gibby is truly one of the most hilarious people just hanging around planet Earth these days. I was lucky enough to grow up in the general vicinity of her (and like to think some of her comedic genius osmosis-ed into my adolescent development) and I can remember telling people ‘Oh yeah, I know someone […]