You Should Watch These Badass, Women-Led Martial Arts Films

When you think about classic Chinese martial arts films (because I know you do all the time), usually, heavy hitting actors like Bruce Lee, Gordon Liu, Jackie Chan, even Lau Kar-leung immediately come to mind. But what about women martial artists? Turns out, there are a lot of them. And they are the epitome of badass. » 11/09/14 4:41pm 11/09/14 4:41pm

Kung Fu Baby knocks the stuffing out of his animated stuffed dragon

It's Enter the Dragon…with an actual stuffed dragon. Filmmaker Patrick Bolvin outfits this little tyke in Bruce Lee footie pajamas and sends him after a stop-motion stuffed dragon. When children's toys come to life, it takes a special effects-driven, martial artist child to defeat them. [via The Awesomer] » 11/03/12 11:30am 11/03/12 11:30am

Meet the Karate master who trained by fighting bulls with his bare hands

Yesterday we briefly examined the strange history of contemporary bear wrestling. But in the 1950s, Kyokushinkai Karate pioneer — and trainer of such luminaries as actor Sonny Chiba — Masutatsu Oyama took his training to insane man-versus-wild levels. How absurd did it get? Two words: bare-knuckle bullfights. » 7/03/12 2:25pm 7/03/12 2:25pm