Perpetual Motion Roadshow #12

Jun ’04
12:00 am

Quimby?s welcomes the Perpetual Motion Roadshow #12
starring Emily Pohl-Weary, Sonja Ahlers and Jim Munroe.Thursday, May 27th, 8:00pm
Perpetual Motion Roadshow #12 features the superhero team-up of the century! Superhero makeovers and more from the contributors to Emily Pohl-Weary’s Girls Who Bite Back! and movie-style trailers for Jim Munroe’s Flyboy Action Figure Comes With Gasmask!
Emily Pohl-Weary, editor of Kiss Machine and co-author with Judith Merril of the Hugo Award-winning Better to Have Loved: The Life of Judith Merril, puts her unique stamp on the field of speculative fiction and pop culture in this one-of-a-kind anthology of short stories, cultural analysis, comics and artwork. Editor Emily Pohl-Weary, visual artist/writer Sonja Ahlers (Temper, Temper) and other contributors to the anthology Girls Who Bite Back: Witches, Mutants, Slayers and Freaks will be doing a variety of fun performances.
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Roadshow organizer Jim Munroe is doing a No Media Kings edition of his cult-classic novel Flyboy Action Figure Comes With Gasmask, and indie filmmakers have made short movie-style trailers to promote the corporate crime-fighting superheroes novel. They will be shown between the performances.
“Jim Munroe has written the first novel to harness the energy, idealism and cartoon inspired playfulness of the new wave of culture jammers. It’s about time we have some superheroes to save us after the post-irony meltdown — forces of corporate darkness, beware.” -Naomi Klein, author No Logo
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