In 1991, MTV commissioned Rev. Ivan Stang — who stars here, and directs — to make a commercial for Church of the SubGenius for their "Art Break" series of shorts. It was filmed by the same people who had put out THE BOOK OF THE SUBGENIUS in 1982. Night Flight used to air 10-minute clips from the SubGenius film "Arise!" (then in progress), although they renamed the segments "Love that "Bob."
Love That Bob: Church of the SubGenius
The ultimate J.R. "Bob" Dobbs Mystery Video, created by Champion Jack Codini to commemorate Slack master and Sex God J. R. "Bob" Dobbs, the Texas preacher who discovered the Conspiracy and an invasion by UFOs, and founded the Church of the SubGenius -- an adults-only religion for mutants, misfits, weirdos.
"The Day Of The SubGenius," inspired by Rev. Ivan Stang's "The Brag Of The SubGenius," the manifesto for the legendary "anti-cult cult" Church of the SubGenius, is a fascinating mix of live action and extraordinary animation set in a metropolis under attack from a variety of UFOs and B-movie monsters. Produced by The Bolex Brothers, directed by Chris Hopewell. No sex or nudity.
In 2005, Rev. Stang converted the 1” master to DV format and added a few glimpses of the greatly aged SubGenius preachers. Includes "The Bobacatto," with music by Rev. Mark Mothersbaugh of DEVO, with animation by Rev. Ivan Stang and artwork by Nenslo, St. Kenneth Huey and Mr. Fernandinande LeMur. Dedicated to Slack master and Sex God J. R. "Bob" Dobbs, who discovered the Conspiracy and an invasion by UFOs, and founded The Church of th...Read More
The life story of J.R. "Bob" Dobbs, Slack Guru of the Church of the SubGenius. The traditional Dobbshymn by Dr. Ahmed Fishmonger is illustrated by dozens of illustrations created by the denizens of alt.binaries.slack.
A classroom biological science documentary from the future which shows what the Spirit and Opportunity landers are filming on the planet Mars RIGHT NOW with their electron microscope-cameras, but not sharing with us. Some monster nudity, simulated stop-motion sex. Animated in claymation (in 1976) by Douglass Smith, aka Rev. Ivan Stang, devotee of Slack master and Sex God J. R. "Bob" Dobbs, who discovered the Conspiracy and an invas...Read More
The Church of the SubGenius recruitment movie, "Arise!," was written and edited to work as a documentary feature film, or as twenty separate stand-alone two-to-ten-minute excerpts. Night Flight ever-so-wisely used those modular excerpts as recurring episodes of "Love That "Bob"." (Notice the important if awkward quote marks on the sacred name "Bob"! That’s part of the religion.) The movie was originally assembled, much like the Fra...Read More