Monday, May 16, 2011

Get Ready to Get Impossibly Funky


Get Ready to Get Impossibly Funky

(Detroit, MI - May 16, 2011) For fourteen years Detroit author/editor Mike White toiled nights and weekends on his movie zine Cashiers du Cinemart. Starting as a (s)crappy xerox and stapled publication, the zine mutated over time to a magazine with international distribution, long after the siren song of the internet wooed most small publishers to its cheap epublishing. The best of Cashiers du Cinemart has been collected into one volume, 2010's Impossibly Funky, a treasure trove of articles about film and popular culture.

Mike White will be touring New England in Summer 2011, reading, signing copies of his first book, and doing movie/shorts screenings.

White caused a stir the last time he was in New York City during 1995's New York Underground Film Festival; his short film WHO DO YOU THINK YOU'RE FOOLING--a comparison of Quentin Tarantino's RESERVOIR DOGS and Ringo Lam's CITY ON FIRE--earned the ire of Miramax films as they campaigned for the Academy Awards for PULP FICTION.

Read all about the controversy and about White being banned from the New York Underground Film Festival by OLD SCHOOL director Todd Phillips in the opening chapter of Impossibly Funky: A Cashiers du Cinemart Collection.

Fri 5/2792YTribeca, Manhattan NYMiami Blues & Shock Treatment
Sat 5/28It Came From Schenectady, Schenectady NYWithout Warning & Satan's Cheerleaders
Sun 5/29Blue Sunshine, Montreal, QCAngel's Brigade (16mm)
Tue 5/31Cinema Arts Center, Huntington, NYBlack Shampoo
Wed 6/1reRun Gastropub, Brooklyn NYBlack Shampoo
Fri 6/3Brookline Booksmith, Boston, MASigning/Reading
Fri 6/3The Coolidge Corner Theater, Boston, MABlack Shampoo
Sat 6/4Cable Car Cinema - Providence, RIBlack Shampoo

More about Impossibly Funky:
Introduction by cult director Herschell Gordon Lewis
Foreword by TV personality Chris Gore
Articles by Leon Chase, Chris Cummins, Skizz Cyzyk, Andrew Grant,
Clifton Howard, Rich Osmond, Mike Thompson, Andrea White, and Mike White.
Cover art by Jim Rugg and Jasen Lex.
Illustrations by Dean Stahl, Pat Lehrner, and Jonathan Higgins.
Copy editing and layout by Lori Hubbard Higgins.
Editor photo by Stacey Walters.

PublisherBearManor Media
Dimensions6" X 9"
Price$24.95 US

About the Editor:
Often mistaken for the ginger screenwriter/actor of the same name, Mike White has been a frequent contributor to publications such as CinemaScope, Paracinema, Detroit's Metro Times,, and He's served on juries at the Slamdance, Cinekink and MicroCineFest film festivals. White has been featured in the documentaries David Goodis: To a Pulp and The People Vs. George Lucas. Additionally, he's co-host of the podcast The Projection Booth ( and has had his video work shown in festivals around the globe, most notably the experimental documentary Who Do You Think You're Fooling?

CONTACT:Mike White

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Shock Treatment Still 2 (Color)
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