Google Street View or Clever Editing?

The Grand Rapids, Mich., sextet, an outlaw country outfit that likes "Fishing, Hunting" and "Ridin' in the Hillbilly Hummer and the Hummer Deluxe," just dropped a new music video for their Nashville name-dropping anthem "Could Be Me." In it, the band reportedly puts a friends' access to a Google Street View car to good use. The video tracks the Grizzly Boys and [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:09:57+01:0030 March 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Film Production, Internet, Music|0 Comments

11 Great Podcasts for Story Lovers

Jan Bear writes about using the internet to market your book and teaches authors and other small business people how to get started on the internet in a weekly podcast, Marketing Savvy. She has also written this grat article on 11 Great Podcasts for Story Lovers over @ friedbeef.com. I thought it would be a great follow up to my tip on 500 Free Audio Books [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:01+01:006 March 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Internet, Literature, Storytelling|Tags: , , |0 Comments

500 Free Audio Books

As i pointed out in my 500 Free Movies Online-post, the Open Culture site have also listed over 500 free audio books (mostly classics), you can download to your MP3 player or computer. Below, you’ll find great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. I've listed some of my favorites below, but you can find the complete list, over on the Open Culture site. [Direct link here] Fiction [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:02+01:005 March 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Literature|0 Comments

Kubrick’s Day Of The Fight

Based on Kubrick's pictorial for Look Magazine (January 18, 1949) entitled "Prizefighter," "Day Of The Fight" tells of a day in the life of a middleweight Irish boxer named Walter Cartier, particularly the day of his bout with black middleweight Bobby James. This 16-minute short opens with a short (about 4 minutes) study of boxing's history, narrated by veteran newscaster [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:03+01:0028 February 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Film, Film Production|0 Comments

My Favorite Websites

I spend a lot of time online, both at my work and in my off hours, and find there are certain key sites who do a great job to help me stay up on business issues and personal interests. So I thought I would share some of my favorites, the ones that get me excited about work and life. I highly recommend checking [...]

By |2017-09-20T13:39:00+01:0023 February 2013|Categories: Be your own guru, Business, Entertainment, Internet, Personal, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Cliche RC Car Chase

It's not the first miniature car chase to leave us desperately missing our RC toys of yesteryear. But this one perfectly captures the feeling of your stereotypical Hollywood blockbuster car chase — complete with tiny sidewalk cafes for the cars to smash through. An RC Car chase made entirely out of cardboard, hot glue, and spray paint.

By |2016-10-13T07:10:05+01:0022 February 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Film, Film Production|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Watch Steven Spielberg’s Two Debut Films

Last September Open Culture, a site that brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community, published another great article on Steven Spielberg and his two debut films. When Steven Spielberg was six or seven years old his father took him to see Cecil B. DeMille’s The Greatest Show on Earth. When he arrived at the theater he felt cheated, because he thought [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:05+01:0022 February 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Film, Film Production|0 Comments

Photos in a Dead Satellite

Of all the images that have ever been made, would you be able to select just 100 to represent our species and human achievement? Trevor Paglen’s Last Pictures is a project to do not only that, but also launch those images into geosynchronous orbit around Earth – all so that long after humans are gone, any space-wanderer will be able to fathom what humanity [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:05+01:0021 February 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Space|0 Comments

Days Pass In Minutes

The Los Angeles media artist, whose past work ranges from tree pods to a Google marriage proposal, has spent the past few months working on a series of videos that show us entire days in minutes. By slicing up hours of video footage into a single simultaneous frame, Waters Re~ shows us time passing in fast-forward at sites throughout California. “The goal is to [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:05+01:0020 February 2013|Categories: Documentary, Entertainment, Film|0 Comments

500 Free Movies Online

Where to watch free movies online? Let’s get you started. Open Culture have listed 500+ quality films that you can watch online. The collection is divided into the following categories: Comedy & Drama; Film Noir,  Horror & Hitchcock; Westerns & John Wayne; Silent Films; Documentaries, and Animation. I've listed some of my favorites below, but you can find the complete list, over on the Open Culture site. [Direct link [...]

By |2016-10-13T07:10:05+01:0019 February 2013|Categories: Entertainment, Film, Film Production|1 Comment