Month: May 2019

Quick Introduction to Film Majors, Studios, Mini-Majors, and Independents

If you’ve ever done any study about the earlier years of Tinseltown, you know about the Golden Age of Hollywood.  A major film studio is basically a production and distribution company that releases a substantial number of films and commands a significant share of…

Official End of May Quotes

   

Most of Us Sit on Our Butt Too Long

I’ll be the first one to admit, I sit on my butt way too long during the day because my job requires it.  I use this fact to push myself when I exercise because my thinking is I’m not doing much of anything during…

Sometimes Non-Title Fights are the Best

I’ve recently incorporated boxing or should I say punching in my goal to lose weight.  I don’t do it too long, not on the punching bag, because I found out quickly the shock absorption your wrists take after a while.  When they say to…

Netflix Documentary Recommendation: My Son the Jihadi (2015)

Quote from My Son the Jihadi by Michael Evans (brother of Thomas Evans): “It’s so weird, how someone who’s grown up as your own flesh and blood could do that to somebody.  It doesn’t make any sense, I don’t think it ever will make…

Mishmash of End of May Quotes

Book Recommendation: Rising Strong

 “A lot of cheap seats in the arena are filled with people who never venture onto the floor. They just hurl mean-spirited criticisms and put-downs from a safe distance. The problem is, when we stop caring what people think and stop feeling hurt by…

Poem: Blood Never Lies

We knew. You didn’t have to threaten us. The poison ran deep in our family blood. It left indents whenever your fingers moved up and down our arms. Hatred led your cracked hand to that full syringe. You can’t pretend destruction never existed within…

Movie Recommendation: Small Town Crime (2017)

Quote from Small Town Crime by Steve Yendel “Do we have to listen to this?“ Executive Producers: Mehrdad Elie and Octavia Spencer Directors: Eshom and Ian Nelms Writers: Eshom and Ian Nelms Major Cast: John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson, Octavia Spencer, Robert Forster, Clifton Collins…

First Creek Hike #2

It’s been a whirlwind since January 1st hit the calendar.  I had great hopes of getting a lot done by June 2019 rolled around.  While I’ve had some progress with my personal life goals of rewriting and exercising consistently, there’s still more to do. …

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