March 25, 2015

The CCD Podcast: Episode #47 - The Wrestlemania 31 Preview or "C'mon Cena.... Will You Just Turn Heel Already?!?"


Wrestlemania is here baby... #31 to be exact! So who better to run down the card and all that is going down in anticipation of the big show than Jedi Rob, Joey Esq and the one and only Steve Resk from the SRG Universe Super Show Wrestling Unpredictable Card Game! These guys know their wrestling, and they ain't afraid to talk about it. So sit back and take a listen to the gang chop it up.... enjoy!

March 13, 2015

The CCD Podcast: Episode #46 - The Best Bars in Pop Culture or 'Bottoms Up... It's Time To Get... Get Your Drink On!


With St. Patrick's Day right around the corner and our good friends over at the Irish Haven gearing up to serve 150+ pounds of Corned Beef and Cabbage FOR FREE to their Brooklyn customers we thought it was only right to focus an episode of the podcast on the best bars and bar scenes in pop culture history. Movie bars, TV bars, bars in songs... there is a spot for every watering hole that you can remember! This was a fun episode to record... a boozy one too! Jedi Rob, Mike D, and the lovely Alicia Gomes POUR over all the selections (see what I did there.... pour... hehehehe) in the latest installment of The CCD Podcast. Bottoms up... have a healthy and happy St. Pats! If you happen to be in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on March 17th make sure you stop in to fill your belly with free grub and a pint of the best Guinness in Brooklyn. Tell Matt that CCD sent ya! Enjoy the ep after the jump....

March 6, 2015

The CCD Podcast: Episode #45 - "In Defense Of..." Vol. 2 or "Trust Us, Not Rotten Tomatoes.... This Movie Is A Classic!"


We are barreling towards our big Episode #50 EXTRAVAGANZA and we are very excited, so this week we decided to re-visit one of the more popular topics of an early episode and see if lightning can strike twice. In our previous "In Defense Of..." episode of the show Jedi Rob (Ghostbusters 2), Mike D (Michael Bay) and Joey Esq (Return of the Jedi) each laid out a perfectly crafted argument extolling the merits of their above clients.Ya see, a movie/director/actor-actress doesn't necessarily have to be BAD or A BOMB to be defended. Nope.... in this age of Internet trolling even classic films get a bum rap on certain aspects. Afterward compelling arguments were made, and lots of chatter occurred with people over the 'Net about our opinions. So we are going back to do it again... Jedi Rob (Super Mario Brothers: The Movie), Mike D (Hudson Hawk), and Tommy Lombardozzi (Last Action Hero) all go to bat for things that they love but others may loathe. It was another great episode! Check it out after the jump....

February 24, 2015

The CCD Podcast: Episode #44 - Great Out of Character Performances or "Steve Carell and His Giant Fake Foxcatcher Nose Were Robbed... Robbed I Say!!!"


Having an Oscar Hangover? I have the perfect solution for you... how about a little CCD Podcast for your listening pleasure! In Episode #44 Jedi Rob checks back in with filmmaker Leland James and the lovely Mrs. Alicia Gomes to discuss the best "out of character" performances of all time... You know, like when the funny comedian plays a psycho killer or the seriously dramatic actress plays a dumb blonde airhead... another words, actors/actresses trying to be different! Just another great episode from the CCD gang.... Steve Carell and his giant fake Foxcatcher nose were robbed! Enjoy after the jump...

February 17, 2015

The CCD Podcast: Episode #43 - Geniuses In Movies of the Past or "I'm Wicked Smat... How Do Ya Like Dem Apples?"


Genius in movies always seem to do well at the Oscars... and with this years Theory of Everything and The Imitation Game leading the way this is seems to be happening once again. Since we here at The CCD Podcast love to be topical we decided to dedicate a whole episode looking back at the many types of geniuses that have littered the celluloid through the history of cinema. Some of the ones you love will be there, and others you may have forgot... but all of them used their big brains to make a mark on the films they were in. So sit back, fire up the ole microwave and make some pop corn (a genius invention x 2!), and enjoy this episode after the jump!

Toy Fare 2015: Pics From The Showroom Floor - Pt. 2 by Mike D


I had the luck (wink, wink... thanks Gary!) to garner some passes to this years 2015 Toy Fare in NYC. For those who don't know what the hell that is, it is the MAIN trade show where EVERY toy company showcases what they have coming out for the next year. This is where they secure funding for what they want to do for the next year, where prototypes become reality... basically a peak inside 2015/16 for the whole toy industry. I went in thinking it would be kind of cool, however once I was there I was OVERWHELMED! I took over 300 pics.... here are a few for you. Enjoy the pics after the jump, and check back later for the rest of the pics in collections part 3.

February 16, 2015

Toy Fare 2015: Pics From The Showroom Floor Pt. 1 by Mike D


I had the luck (wink, wink... thanks Gary!) to garner some passes to this years 2015 Toy Fare in NYC. For those who don't know what the hell that is, it is the MAIN trade show where EVERY toy company showcases what they have coming out for the next year. This is where they secure funding for what they want to do for the next year, where prototypes become reality... basically a peak inside 2015/16 for the whole toy industry. I went in thinking it would be kind of cool, however once I was there I was OVERWHELMED! I took over 300 pics.... here are a few for you. Enjoy the pics after the jump, and check back later for the rest of the pics in collections part 2 and 3.

Behind The Scenes Pics From The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Art Show Courtesy of Tammy Cedar Photography


On February 7th, 2015 The CCD Art & Supply Co. held are 2nd art show. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Mob Movies... In Blood Red! was a great success, with 16 amazing pieces being a part of the show and 14 out of 16 of those pieces being sold on the night of the show! Photographer Tammy Cedar took some candid black and white shots that night, and this is where I will share them with you. It was a big day for us at The CCD Art & Supply Co... and we want to share it with you guys! Check out all the great pics after the jump...

February 13, 2015

The CCD Podcast: Episode #42 - The CCD Fam's Chick Flick Picks or "If The Notebook Doesn't Make You Cry Than You Have No Soul!"


With the Hallmark Holiday of Valentine's Day upon us we here at the CCD podcast felt we needed to provide our own kind of spin on the holiday. Jedi Rob, Jeff Bond and Mike D sat down and discuss our favorite chick flicks ever. Yup, you read that right... these manly men are talking the girliest films they have ever seen and loved. We are sensitive too dammit! Give us a listen... trust us, we did our significant others proud! Check it out after the jump....

Another Excellent CCD Art & Supply Art Show In The Books... Here Are The Pieces!


On Saturday February 7th The CCD Art & Supply Co. put on our 2nd live art show at the Irish Haven in Brooklyn, and boy it was something special. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre: Mob Movies... In Blood Red was a perfect show theme to fit with this time of year. All that lovey dovey nonsense isn't our style here at CCD... we decided to pay homage to our favorite Mob movies in honor of the monstrous gangland slaying ordered by Al Capone. We picked out 16 artists, and the 16 classic mob movies. We put them in a randomizer... and after the assignments were given the rest was history. We got 16 killer (pun intended) pieces, and the night of the show we were fortunate enough to sell 14 out of 16 pieces. 14 OUT OF 16!!! That is just too dope... to dope indeed! It was a big night for The CCD Art & Supply Co. and we have made some insane connections with the hope of putting on even more killer events in the future. We also may have sold 14 of the 16 originals, but we have EACH AND EVERY PIECES available for sale in 8 x 10, 11 x 14 and 16 x 20 size prints on high quality Kodak stock. Order yours today by clicking here and visiting our online store now! Check out all of the entries after the jump....