Rubel Castle Press Links
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News and Blogs:
Huell Howser's 2011 Half-Hour Program.
NBC News Story by Alysia Gray Painter
Llano Del Rio Guides Lists Rubel Castle Among Utopian Colonies.
KPCC Radio Show "Offramp" Kevin Ferguson interviews Scott Rubel and Sandra Krause.
CBS News 2013. | You Asked For It 1981.
SPACES art environments. | This Old House. | L.A. Weekly.
Smithsonian 2015. | You Can't Eat the Sunshine Radio Interview 2014.
Avoiding Regret. | The Cars of Rubel Castle. | Offbeat LA. | Kitchen Gardeners Int'l.
Metro Gold Line Promotion.
Vlad 2016 | LA Zine Fest with Alice Bag, No Means No
Skylar Grey 2012 and Behind the Scenes | Lindsey Stirling "Into the Woods" 2015.
Living Things Music Video "Bombs Below" 2009.
Manntis - Rubel Castle's first music video.
Film, Television, and Still Photography:
Santa Got Hacked Norton Anti-Virus Commerical 2015 | Santa Got Secure 2016
T-Mobile Frankenstein Commercial April 27, 2013.
NBC's "The Event" with Jason Ritter | "Heroes" Episode 10 "The Eclipse".
"Lonely Street" with Robert Patrick.
Dragonquest 2009 | Game of Thrones X-Play.
Adrian Brody (sorry you have to be a Pinterest member to see these).
Ewan McGregor | Armie Hammer in Prestige Magazine.
Books and Print:
One Man's Dream the definitive tome by David Traversi.
Follies of America Book by Nic Barlow.
A Hungry Man Dreams by Margaret Lee Runbeck, based on the life of Michael's father Heinz Rubel.
Every Town Needs A Castle by Dwayne Hunn.
The Control of Nature by John McPhee. His bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature. McPhee lived at the Castle for weeks while writing on this part of the San Gabriel Valley, and uses the Castle to explain a few things about tectonics.
Beautiful Mutants by Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh. He shot some of his portraits here.
LA Weekly 2013. | Cosmic Light Magazine. |
Rubel Castle is available for filming and pohotography.
Tour with Michael and Skipper 1982.
Rubel Castle on FaceBook.
Michael's Voice in 1941 and in 1990 singing his famous "The Fox."
Rubel Castle Historic District:
National Park Service Log
Family Historic Sites (more self-promotion):
Coming from a long line of name-droppers, it would be negligent to neglect these historic references.
Not only is Rubel Castle a National Historic Site as of 2013, there are Rubel ancestors who are commemmorated by historic sites as well, most notably the oldest cabin still standing in Salt Lake City, built in 1847 by Osmyn and William Deuel.
Deuel County, Nebraska, is named for ancestor Harry Porter Deuel.
Austin Deuel, Michael Rubel's cousin and a part of the original Pharmhand "rat pack," is a well-known Western artist who was commissioned by the state of Texas to create “Hill-881 South” – San Antonio’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Many other large sculptures and public works have subsequently been commissioned.
Another site worth visiting is the Rancho Camulos near Piru, Carlifornia, one of the last of the large Spanish land grants of Southern California when writer and preservationist Charles Lummis attempted to save it by appealing to the State of California to preserve it as a park. The property was subsequently developed into the Billiwhack Dairy and preserved since 1925 by a distant branch of the Rübel Family.
Ira Rubel's invention of the offset printing press changed the world. His first model is preserved at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.
Thomas Clarke, an ancestor who arrived at the Plymouth Colony in 1623 on the ship Anne, is commemmorated on monuments in Plymouth.
Abraham Clarke was a Revolutionary war figure who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Clarke Township in New Jersey is named after him.
Michael Rubel's father Heinz wrote for the famous comedian Joe Penner and was a radio personality himself under the pen name Hal Raynor.
Google Maps Speed-Through.
Western Antique Power Associates | Ludwick Family Foundation
Museum of Jurassic Technology | SPACES Archive | The Westerners | Whitcomb High School
Clarke Rubel passed away October 15, 2007.
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