The Hammer Needs Your Help, Don’t Let Fred Williamson Down

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Original Gangstas 2: Old School Gangstas

Forget THE EXPENDABLES, the old school has returned to kick @$$ and take names!

Has anyone ever setup an Indiegogo campaign to fund a contribution to another Indiegogo campaign just to hit an especially appealing rewards level?

I’d love to get one of these Old School Gangstas, autographed scripts being offered for the right donation to Fred Williamson’s new film project. Williamson is trying to make Original Gangstas 2, which will be titled Old School Gangstas. Like its predecessor it’s got so much big-name power, it should be ripping phone books in half at the helm of the pulpit and trying to get sinners to change their ways.

The idea is to bring back the Original Gangstas and more.

It’s going to feature some of the biggest names in blaxploitation, several of whom were featured on our 28 For 28: 28 Days of Blaxploitation Legends series. These actors have worked together before in various combinations, but never exactly like this:

Fred Williamson

Pam Grier

Jim Brown

Richard Roundtree

Bernie Casey

Antonio Fargas

Gloria Hendry

Robert Forster

Original Gangstas starred Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Richard Roundtree and Jim Brown. Casey, Fargas, and Hendry, who were featured on 28 For 28, and Robert Forster, are the new additions for this one.

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Now that I think about it, if it’s fine-print compliant for me to start my own Indiegogo to fund my effort to donate to another indiegogo, then mark me down for a set visit and trip to the premiere.

We can do this thing!

I know we can.

For those who contribute to my Indiegogo campaign to fund my contribution to Fred Williamson’s Indiegogo campaign, I’m offering signed photos of me, CDs of Acid Pop Cult Podcast episodes, or a lunch at Red Lobster with me, your treat!

Since creating an Indiegogo campaign to fund another Indiegogo campaign is probably just a ridiculous fantasy, I’ll just have to settle for a smaller tier, and finance my own schwag habit.

I’ve got until April 4, 2014 to come up with the cash. That leaves more than enough time to give enough plasma to cover the $100 I need to get the signed script.

You also have until April 4, 2014 make a donation to help this new Fred Williamson project get off the ground by meeting the Indiegogo goal of $300,000.

Follow Original Gangstas 2 on Twitter @OriginalGSPart2

Episode 96: One of the Good Ones

Episode 96: One of the Good Ones‘By Definition’ is back, folks, but this time we have Jason Price with us as we travel down the Blaxploitation soul train of awesome! First, Lee updates us on the water situation in West Virginia, Jason wins the first annual APC Beat Box Challenge, and a very drunk Jeremy talks Juggalette’s and sheds new light on a pretty sweet Natasha Leggero joke. Oh, they talk about music a bunch. Strap in, gentle listeners, we’re kicking off Blaxploitation month in slurred, Skype-robotic style!

Episode 96: One of the Good Ones

Episode 63: Games Are Super Funtastic

Episode 63: Games Are Super Funtastic

Episode 63: Games Are Super Funtastic

Episode 54 (Or is it 69??): Dropping The Hammer As The Whole World Hates Us

Episode 54 (or is it 69??): Dropping The Hammer As The Whole World Hates Us
Welcome to April 1st, folks! We’re so excited to drop the “Hammer” on episode 54 that you’d be a fool to miss this one! No comic book nerds, we’re not sitting down with the son of Odin, we had a chance to chat with another “Hammer”, and he ain’t no MC. If you guessed Fred Williamson(?), then give yourself a lollipop! After that we’re joined by old friend and host, Chris Michalek. We talk music, science, and inappropriate behavior at strip clubs. Enjoy! I know we sure did!

Episode 50: Jason Frisbie Joins Our TV Party Tonight!

Episode 50: Jason Frisbie Joins a TV Party Tonight!

 

No crops, no cut with Jason Frisbie, episode 50 is all about TV… and Rudy Ray Moore! That’s right folks, Frisbie from Pool Party Radio joins us on our 50th episode to talk television history and how it’s changed, or ripped off what we view today. But first, Lee continues his month long expedition into the world of Blaxploition and educates Jeremy on the wonders of one man who helped craft the genre and inspire shows like Black Dynamite (the movie and animated series.) Frisbie ain’t no jive turkey when it comes to the awesomeness of Mr. Moore. Check this one out, it’s a hoot. Also, check out Pool Party Radio to hear back episodes of Frisbie and Parker Bowman’s fine podcast!

Episode 50: Jason Frisbie Joins Our TV Party Tonight!

Episode 49: The Unintentional Directors Cut

Episode 49: The Unintentional Directors Cut

Episode 49 is a great one, folks. Lee brings us a hilarious Dear Hollywood and a top 15 of Blaxploitation from IMDb. He educates us about some of the godfather’s of the genre, including a Pam Grier collaborator, Jack Hill. A white dude making Blaxploitation flicks? Happened a lot. Guess what, he was fucking great at it too! Jeremy blows a load over The Dark Knight Returns part II, John Waters, and the cute men over at Junk Food Dinner. We should just get rid of Rants and Rambles since he tends to rant and ramble his way through the entire show. Roxy’s Rack Review is a gem! Roxy educates Lee about-indy as fuck-filmmaker Fred Olen Ray, and also delivers another great review, The Phantom Empire. No, not the Gene Autry sci-fi epic from 1935, the 1988 version featuring an all-star indy cast that includes a leather clad Sybil Danning. Still not interested? Fuck off! This show is awesome! Roxy brought her A game, Lee hit 5 for 5 with 4 homers and 9 rbi’s, and Jeremy, well, talked.

Episode 49: The Unintentional Directors Cut

Episode 28: Talkin’ ‘Bout Stuff

Lee and Jeremy talk DC Comics, The Dark Knight Rises and the media. We geekgasm over the fan film #DIRTYLAUNDRY and other Punisher adaptations. Other podcasts we are hooked on at the momet. Pam Grier’s cool sexyness. Russel Crowe and how he could be a perfect fit for the Bill Hicks bio pic. Roxy chimes in with some comedic gold. Episode 28 is not to be missed!

Episode 28: Talkin’ ‘Bout Stuff