Tuesday, September 30, 2008


If you look over at Shablorp's handy-dandy link sidebar, you'll notice that more cappers are becoming aware of the site and sharing their own sites. So, let's welcome some of our new guests, shall we?

First up, we have DeviantART from our very own CrabOfDoom. Give it a look see. You're going to be able to spot some fascinating and arresting artwork there.

Also on the subject of artistic wonder, we have Reyfox.net. It comes from our own Reynard T. Fox (which in a "manos" kind of way, means "Fox the Fox," doesn't it?). Anywhooze, Reyfox has got an impressive art gallery as well as caption galleries that go back years.

On the other side of things, I urge you to visit one of the more interesting blogs I've come across in some time - it's our own Nyssa 23's Garden of Earthly Delights. Find out what's happening with our little Nyssa and how she views the world.

Also, if you like those video embeds and such that are so popular with the kids these days, our very own Seltaeb has his own Youtube channel. See how he wreaks havoc in his appearances on Morning Express.

Also, if you want, you can check out the MySpace page of me, TravisBickle. But remember, it's a private account. So, please let me know who you are or your ass will be kicked out quite badly.

I got a few other links that I may not have posted yet. If you sent me one and don't see it, let me know. One of the reasons they might not be here is I have no idea who you are. I got a few links but I don't have a capper to match them to. So, send a follow-up and give me a handle to match to the sites, some of which I admit are great.

And if you haven't sent anything in, why not? We still want your links. So, feel free to send them to scottwdavis2000@yahoo.com, or just comment on one of the blog postings. I do read them.


Monday, September 29, 2008


Look, it's going to happen. Every now and then, the schedule is going to change without my knowledge and it's going to change after I have already posted by overly detailed run-through of the following weekend's activities. So, it happened this last weekend. Some of the stuff that was to be shown Friday and Saturday was rescheduled to the following weekend. All you need to know is that if you missed them, there are two new items in the catalog that have already popped up in a scheduled slot. They are:

VIXEN (1968)
The Director
Russ Meyer (Faster Pussycat Kill! Kill!, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Mudhoney)
The Stars Erica Gavin (Caged Heat, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls), Harrison Page (Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, Sledge Hammer), Garth Pillsbury (If You Don't Stop It... You'll Go Blind), Jon Evans, Vincene Wallace, Robert Aiken, Michael Donovan O'Donnell, Peter Carpenter, John Furlong, Jackie Illman
The Plot The story takes place in British Columbia, of all places, where a bush pilot and his wife (the Vixen of the movie, played by Gavin) reside, flying visitors to and from their cabin. Vixen is not the faithful wife, however, as, in her very first scene, she makes it with the local Mountie. Later, she gets it on with both the husband and wife who are the latest guests in the bush pilot's cabin. Other character's in this movie include Vixen's brother, whom she taunts about as aggressively as she does with non-familial relations, and the brother's friend, Niles, an African-American who, like many people of the era, jumped the border to escape the Vietnam draft.
Fun Fact 1: One of the first films to receive the newly-formed MPAA's X rating.
Fun Fact 2: One of the critics who notably gave this film a rave review was Roger Ebert. Years later, Ebert would write Meyer's Beyond the Valley of the Dolls.

#102 - "Escape from Ape City" -- Original Airdate 9/13/1975
The Plot
This comes from one of those new-fangled user comments on the IMDB (as opposed to the usual descriptions I lift without attribution): "The second episode in Return to the Planet of the Apes, "Escape from Ape City", primarily follows the plight of Bill as he is taken to Cornelius and Zira's lab for experimentation. Bill quite naturally proves to be brighter than the average human. But when brain surgery is suggested, Bill blows his cover and the apes discover he can speak. Not wanting to see him put to death, Cornelius and Zira agree to help Bill escape. As with the first episode, "Escape from Ape City" doesn't provide many surprises for those familiar with the basic storyline found in Planet of the Apes. The plot closely mirrors Taylor's ordeal from the movie. One interesting change is that ape city and the civilization presented in this episode more closely resembles Pierre Boulle's original book. It's a more advanced culture with transportation, communication, and other "modern" infrastructure. Also, I feel I should mention that I do enjoy the way the story arc continues from one episode to the next. It gives the overall series a more natural flow.

So, there you go. Just go to the HCC Rewind Catalog to see these items and more. Other stuff has just been added as well, but we'll cover that in upcoming schedules. I'm also prepping a detailed look at many of the films available for voting in the queue.


Thursday, September 25, 2008

THIS WEEKEND ON HCC! - 9/27/2008

2008, Anno Kolchakis - the Year of Our Hat. What's happening this weekend on HCC?

All Times Eastern


#621 "A Fistful of Datas" - Original Airdate -- 11/7/1992
The Director Patrick Stewart
The Stars Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Gates MacFadden, Mirina Sirtis, Brent Spiner
The Plot
While the crew is experiencing some much needed down time, Worf and his son go on an Old West excursion in the holodeck, where they meet several versions of Data serving as the bad guy after an experiment in Engineering goes wrong.

#102 "The Wheely Bird" - Original Airdate -- 9/13/1969
The Director Hollingsworth Morse
The Plot Freddie the Flute gives himself up to Witchiepoo thinking that she will then allow Jimmy to escape Living Island so H.R. Pufnstuf, Jimmy, Cling and Clang get a Wheelie Bird from Dr. Blinkey and using it like the Trojan horse infiltrate Witchiepoo's castle to rescue Freddie.

#101 "Pilot" - Original Airdate -- 9/2/1990
The Director Thom Eberhardt (Sole Survivor, Night of the Comet, Gross Anatomy, Captain Ron)
The Stars Corin Nemec, Billy Jayne, Troy W. Slaten, Maia Brewton, Melanie Chartoff, Abraham Benrubi, Milla Jovovich
The Plot Mikey finds love with a new girl in school. At the same time Parker finds love in a new girl (who turns out to be the same girl). Being a true bud Parker steps aside and helps Mikey out in asking her out for a date. Complicating matters further the girl, Robin, is more interested in Parker anyways. The final straw comes in the form of a 300+ lb. football player named Larry Kubiac who wants to destroy Parker. It seems life couldn't be more complicated for the Junior who normally holds all the cards.

12:00 TIN MAN (2007)
Part I
The Director Jack Willing (Photographing Fairies, The River King)
The Stars Zooey Deschanel (Elf, The Hitchhiker's Guide the Galaxy, Eulogy, The Happening), Alan Cumming (Emma, Spy Kids 1-3, X2: X-Men United, The Anniversary Party), Neal McDonough (Band of Brothers, 2006's The Hitcher, Traitor), Kathleen Robertson (Beverly Hills 90210, Nowhere, Hollywoodland), Raoul Trujillo (True Blood), Callum Keith Rennie (The Invisible, Due South, Battlestar Galactica), Ian A. Wallace, Richard Dreyfuss, Blu Mankuma, Gwynth Walsh, Kevin McNulty
The Plot Follow a new yellow brick road with Tin Man, the unforgettable science fiction update of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. When small-town waitress D.G. (Zooey Deschanel) unexpectedly lands in the dangerous wasteland known as The O.Z., she'll need the help of three unlikely friends and the great Mystic Man (Academy Award Winner Richard Dreyfuss) to escape cruel sorceress Azkadellia (Kathleen Robertson).

1:00 Infomercial: MR. T'S FLAVOR WAVE TURBO

1:10 Infomercial: DRYER BALLS

1:20 Infomercial: SLIMMING BODY SUIT



2:10 Commercial: OPERATION


The Director Mario Bava (Black Sunday, Black Sabbath, Blood In Black Lace, Twitch of the Death Nerve)
The Stars Barry Sullivan (Earthquake, Forty Guns, The Bad and the Beautiful, Violent Naples), Norma Bengell (The Hellbenders, Mafioso), Angel Aranda (Satan's Blood, The Hellbenders, The Colossus of Rhodes), Evi Marandi (Luana the Girl Tarzan, Three Dollars of Lead, Agent 077 Operation Istanbul), Stello Candelli (Demons, A Man Called Rage, Nude for Satan), Franco Andrei, Fernando Villena (Night of the Seagulls), Mario Morales, Ivan Rassimov (The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh, All the Colors of the Dark, Your Vice Is a Locked Room... and Only I Have the Key, The Man from Deep River), Federico Boido, Alberto Cevenini
The Plot A band of space travelers has just intercepted a distress call from a distant world! Is it a desperate cry for help... or something far more sinister? After landing on the shadowy planet, the crew is attacked by a horde of disembodied aliens with a diabolical plan: to conquer the universe by controlling the crew's minds and stealing their souls-proving that even in outer space, possession is 9/10 of the law!
Fun Fact 1: Director Mario Bava used the mirror-based Schufftan Process to combine live action with miniatures and thereby avoiding the costly matte/optical printing techniques.
Fun Fact 2: This was the film on which Mario Bava's son, Lamberto Bava, began his career as his father's assistant. Lamberto would latter become a director himself.

#203 "A Firestar Is Born" - Original Airdate -- 9/25/1982
The Plot During an X-Men reunion, Angelica Jones recounts how she became Firestar and dealt with a childhood full of torment (thanks to her nemesis, Bonnie).
Fun Fact 1: Originally, The Human Torch was going to be in the series with Spider-Man and Iceman. Licensing issues at the time prevented the use of the Human Torch and so Firestar was created to fill the open spot. Her looks were modeled after Mary Jane Watson in the "Spider-Man" comic.
Fun Fact 2: The character "Firestar," created for this show, proved so popular that she was inserted into the main-line comic-book continuity as part of the super-villain team "The Hellions" in "The Uncanny X-Men" in 1984. She soon got her own mini-series, and as of 2002, is still a main character in "The Mighty Avengers."

#207 "Night Game" - Original Date -- 9/27/1987
The Plot Play ball! Rather grab a bat than a proton gun when an old Indian legend involves Winston in a baseball game of good vs. evil for the fate of one human soul. Question is, which human's soul are they fighting for?

#310 "Blink" - Original Airdate -- 6/9/2007
The Director Hettie Macdonald (Beautiful Thing)
The Stars David Tennant, Freema Agyeman, Carey Mulligan, Lucy Gaskell, Finaly Robertson
The Plot "Don't Blink. Blink and you're dead. Don't turn your back. Don't look away. And don't Blink. Good Luck." These cryptic messages left on 17 DVD's leave Sally Sparrow on a journey to assist the Doctor and Martha Jones, who are trapped in 1969. But Sally is in 2007, and they won't meet until 2008. Strange? Unusual? Not if you are the Doctor.
Fun Fact: Voted Best Story by readers of Doctor Who Magazine in their Season Three Season Survey.

THIS WEEKEND ON HCC! - 9/26/2008

2008, Anno Kolchakis - the Year of Our Hat. What's going on at HCC?

All Times Eastern


10:00 Random Commerical Block 5

11: 50 Commercial: Gleem!

The Director Antonio Margheriti (Castle of Blood, Wild Wild Planet, Cannibal Apocalypse, Yor: Hunter from the Future)
The Stars Rik Van Nutter (Thunderball), Gabriella Farinon (Blood and Roses, Borsalino & Co.), David Montresor, Archie Savage, Alain Dijon (1962's The Testament of Dr. Mabuse, La Dolce Vita), Franco Fantasia (Adios Sabata, Mountain of the Cannibal God, Eaten Alive, Zombie), Joe Pollini (Battle of the Worlds), David Maran
The Plot Astronauts on a secret mission to Mars discover that an unstoppable renegade space station is speeding toward a defenseless Earth on a deadly collision course. The scientists are faced with

a horrific choice-watch helplessly as their planet is destroyed or risk their lives on a million-to-one chance to stop the impact. When every option seems exhausted, a heroic reporter makes a final attempt to save the Earth. Filmed in 1961, Assignment: Outer Space is a showcase for the ground-breaking special effects work of Caesar Peace and is one in a series of colorful space-adventure films directed by Antonio Magheriti.
Fun Fact 1: This was the first solo directing assignment for Antonio Margheriti, who directed more than fifty films. Often times in the U.S., his name was anglicanized as Anthony M. Dawson.
Fun Fact 2: Originally released on a triple bill with First Spaceship On Venus and The Mysterians in the U.S.

#303 "The Shelter" - Original Airdate -- 9/26/1961

The Director Lamont Johnson (A Gunfight, Spacehunter: Adventures In the Forbidden Zone)
The Stars Larry Gates, Joseph Bernard, Jack Albertson, Peggy Stewart
The Plot A suburban dinner party is interrupted by a bulletin warning of an impending nuclear attack. As the neighbors scramble to prepare themselves, they turn against the one family that installed a permanent bomb shelter.

#103 "Our Mrs. Reynolds" - Original Airdate --10/02/2002

The Director Vonde Curtis Hall (Glitter, Redemption, Waist Deep)
The Stars Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Ron Glass
The Plot A woman claiming to be Mal's wife appears aboard Serenity.

#101 "Murder By the Book" - Original Airdate -- 9/15/1971

The Director Steven Speilberg
The Stars Peter Falk, Jack Cassidy, Rosemary Forsyth, Martin Milner, Barbara Colby
The Plot Ken Franklin and James Ferris have become rich as the writing duo of the popular Mrs. Melville mystery novels. In reality, James Ferris writes the novels, while Ken Franklin handles all the publicity. When Jim wants to try serious writing on his own, Ken comes up with what he believes is a foolproof scheme to kill his partner and collect on the insurance policy they have on each other. What Ken Franklin doesn't count on is a rumpled police lieutenant who won't be led astray...and a witness.

#101 "Kevin In Wonderland" - Original Airdate -- 9/9/1989

The Director Kit Hudson
The Plot Kevin Keene, a teenager from Northridge, California, is brought to another universe known as Videoland, along with his dog, Duke, to defeat the evil villainess, Mother Brain. Mother Brain is trying to conquer Videoland. Kevin has been brought to defeat her, as foretold in an Ancient Prophecy. Kevin is given the title "Captain N: The Game Master". He and Duke join the N Team, which consists of Princess Lana (the Ruler of Videoland), Simon Belmont (the hero from Castlevania), Mega Man, Kid Icarus, and Gameboy (a giant supercomputer). The N Team goes up against the evil Mother Brain (the villain from Metroid) and her minions, King Hippo (Punch-Out), the Eggplant Wizard (Kid Icarus), and Dr. Wily (Mega Man). These forces of good and evil go up against each other and often find themselves in comical, hilarious situations. (NOTE: this description applies to the series as a whole)

#501 "Hop Happy" - Original Airdate -- 9/17/1964

The Directors Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
The Plot By seeing Bamm-Bamm having fun with Dino, Barney thinks of buying a pet of his own. At the "Bedrock Pet Shoppe", Barney and Bamm-Bamm chose an unusual animal: a "Hopparoo". At home, Fred and Dino are chasing a mouse which frightens Wilma. The mouse goes to Barney's garage where Hoppy is standing. Both Dino and Fred are scared thinking the mouse has grown big. But Fred sees that it is Barney's pet. Fred does not like this "hopparoo" at all since it can beat him. But at a family's picnic, both pets Dino and Hoppy unexpectedly saves them from a close cliff fall...

#103 "Talk Show" - Original Airdate -- 8/1/2004

The Director Julian Farino
The Stars Jeremy Piven, Kevin Dillon, Kevin Connelly, Adrian Grenier, Debi Mazar, Samaire Armstrong, Monica Keena, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman, Luke Wilson
The Plot The boys attend a boxing match at the Staples Center where they bump into various celebrities. While Turtle and Drama talk up Luke Wilson about his new home theater system, Jimmy Kimmel invites Vince to come on his show to promote "Head On." In the morning, the foursome discuss their past relationships with women, and the consensus (all but Eric) seems to be that it's better to leave a girl dangling than break up with her. Drama also fills Vince in on his old grudge against Jimmy Kimmel. Later on, Eric tries his best to do a pre-interview for Vince's appearance while they all enjoy a game of golf. Afterwards, he breaks it to Vince that one of his one-night stands will be appearing on the show as well. The day of the show, Kristen stops by the guest house to pick up some things from Eric where the visit quickly turns into "break-up sex." Meanwhile, Drama and Turtle visit Rufus, who tells them that if Vince plugs his company on the show, they'll get their home theater system for free. At the show, the boys go to the Green Room while Vince finds sets out for a pre-show apology/visit. Emily shows up and shares a cigarette with Eric, and with a little help from Drama, their free home theater system is secured.

#115 "The One with the Stoned Guy" - Original Airdate -- 2/16/1995

The Director Alan Myerson
The Stars Courtney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, Melora Hardin, Jon Lovitz
The Plot Phoebe's friend Steve is looking for a new chef for his restaurant. Phoebe takes Steve over to Monica's place so she can impress him with her culinary skills. But there is a problem: Steve is behaving in a peculiar manner.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008


First of all, thanks for all the submissions from my fellow cappers in helping make Shablorp as comprehensive as possible. If you have more links, I still want 'em.

As for now, let's see what's happening in and out the World of Cap.

If you head over to Porpoise Project, you'll see some pics from the L.A. CapFest and some funky postcards as only cappers can make them.

A kid's got a big haul and a tricky situation for when he eventually goes downhill the newest image from Will Cap for Food.

Blame it on a rush of blood to the head with the newest of the many images at the Capper Blog.

The wonderfully prolific UnReality keeps you up to date on everything going on at Occasional Fish.

Cuttin' and scratchin' are aspects of E_B_A's game and most of the media section is up at Shapeless Mass.

Read the latest stories or make some up yourself at Wasting Precious Time.

InsideOutMan ruminates on both YouTube spoof videos and Dungeons and Dragons at Levitude.

Generik is back from his vacation and he's voting Republican. In other news, Hell has frozen over and Sarah Palin has been inducted into MENSA. Find out what's really going on at The Generik Brand.

A few weeks ago, I posted a not-terribly-comprehensive article about Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal at my other blog, Adventure Without Shame.

As far as new sites added to Shablorp that weren't covered here, we also have a page where you can check out some nifty art by our very own Zoogicub. Check out NeoSquirrel.com

And of course at Hipsoda, you can check out last Saturday's capping session. Or you can just skip around and see the recent favorites. Don't forget, there's scheduled capping on Fridays now too, so you can screw your entire weekend.

Friday, September 19, 2008


Ah, this is good to see. Been here less than a week and already not only to I have a site to report on, but a brand spankin' new site from one of our great cappers. The man is InsideOutMan (who were guessing didn't get that name because he looks like Slim Goodbody).

IOMan just started his own blog and hopefully won't mind my enthusiastic pimping of it. It's called Levitude, a fine name I must say and probably one that contains more meaning than the susudio-esque "shablorp." He's got his first post up, and it's a fun brief read about a talented actor and a damn good show.

And to anyone else out there - I STILL WANT YOUR LINKS! It can be fancy or bare bones, it can be clean or trashy (though I lean towards trashy, just because, you know - WHOO!) and it can be something that exists for capping or completely outside that realm.

So, just leave a comment here on the site or e-mail me at scottwdavis2000@yahoo.com and I'll be happy to link to it here and keep people informed on its progress.

See you on the capping boards.



Monday, September 15, 2008


Welcome to Shablorp. If you have no idea what this is, well then you're just a rational human being then, aren't you?

Shablorp has been developed by TravisBickle as an easy go-to source for the capping community at Hipsoda's Caption Crack, hosted on at Hipsoda.com. It may or may not (but probably will) serve as a place to share Travis' random psychoses. But primarily, just the capping community. We'll keep you updated on what's happening with HCC and its sister sites.

If you're a capper, you probably already know that we have a Capper Wiki and other sources. By all means, use 'em. A lot of work went into those sites and they are great resources that Shablorp will continue to link to. Shablorp should be seen as an alternative, companion but not competition to those great and invaluable sites. No, Shablorp will have a different interface for easy-to-access and often updated info about HCC and all the cappers' sites.

Which brings us to the most important thing here - WE NEED YOUR WEBSITES!!!!

If you are a capper and you currently have a website that you update, we want it - EVEN IF IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH CAPPING!!! The idea here is to strengthen the capping community even further and connect the various cappers together, keeping everyone updated on what's going on in your lives.... assuming you have lives outside of HCC. I don't care if it's a blog, commercial website, porn (pleasepleaseplease), MySpace or Facebook page. Whatever you have, drop me a line at scottwdavis2000@yahoo.com or simply leave a comment on the site and we'll keep people abreast (yes, I said "abreast" - try not to faint) of what's going on with you.

Also, a special thanks to our very own Occupant who made our nifty and more than a little disturbing logo.

Shablorp, people.