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RELEASE: Snow Blood Season 3

RELEASE: Snow Blood Season 3

Return to the paranormal world of Brogio, the First Vampire…. Snow Blood, Kindred dog of Brogio, the first Vampire, has faced dangers and intrigues alongside his Master – defeating the threats that assault them time and time again. Now, another evil looms, one more powerful and daunting than any they have known before. This time, […]

Pittsburgh Penguins: Open Letter of thanks

Pittsburgh Penguins: Open Letter of thanks

“Joy is of the will which labours, which overcomes obstacles, which knows triumph.”  William Butler Yeats Together Everyone Achieves More   Jim Rutherford General Manager, Pittsburgh Penguins CONSOL Energy Center 1001 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Dear Mr. Rutherford: I write this to express my genuine admiration and profound appreciation for the acumen, audacity, and […]

Do you hear the drums, Orlando?

Do you hear the drums, Orlando?

An adaptation with due thanks to Abba! www.businessinsider.com    An adaptation in sympathy for the victims and empathy with their families and loved ones. “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” Per the Harvey Milk Foundation: “These victims had their futures stolen … their dreams were stolen, and their potential contributions […]

Clinton versus Sanders: Primary and Caucus Victories

Clinton versus Sanders: Primary and Caucus Victories

      http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop-shop/6706844/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-musician-supporters   “I think there is a dichotomy that somehow some of us who are older, we haven’t conveyed what went before adequately,” said Connie Barrington, a 68-year old retired librarian who showed up at a Clinton rally in California. “It has taken a million years. It is time for a woman.” […]

New Rench Album (Read Scenario #3)

New Rench Album (Read Scenario #3)

Join the launch of a honky-tonk hip-hop weirdo space trucker music masterpiece by Emmy-nominated artist Rench with exclusive rewards!   Back This Project This project will only be funded if at least $8,000 is pledged by Wed, Jun 22 2016 6:15 AM EDT. Rench  About this project My name is Rench. I am a musician […]

Creative

A Note to the Judgmental Body-Shamers

A Note to the Judgmental Body-Shamers

It’s the people who are openly judging others who have the problem, but they, sadly, cannot see it. A few days ago I spoke to a friend on Facebook who said that she was due to visit her father later in the week, but was already dreading the visit. She hadn’t seen him in a […]

Duality or Polarity

Duality or Polarity

    twinflames-soulmates.com   The choice we see is too often construed as “either – or”. It is sounder and wiser to consider it as “both -and”. Being or Non-being, Yin or Yang, Matter or Energy, Begin or End, Alive or Dead, are all poles on the complex circuit of reality. Matter and energy are […]

Dao Is Never Done

Dao Is Never Done

kaddigart.deviantart.com Cosmos lays cloaked beneath apparent chaos; in all disorder abides a subtle order. All civilizations and all human beings, whatever their seeming cultural or conscious development, still harbor archaic remnants and tendencies beneath the stability and serenity. Just as the human body connects us with the mammals and displays numerous traits of shared evolutionary progress […]

Contented, Not Contending

Contented, Not Contending

thetattooedbuddha.com   The wise can handle acclaim and fame, attacks and blame better than others because they demand more of themselves. For them, the approval of others is not a cause for celebration. Nor is the censure of others a source of  trepidation. The wise take cheers with equanimity and  handle jeers with composure. Sages […]

Old News Co. is Good News!

Old News Co. is Good News!

What is Old News Co? A street brand inspired by history and the American presidents. “We’re all about that Abe, Teddy, FDR and more. Shop your favorite presidents. Made in Los Angeles, California,” says owner Roxy Haji. Old News Co. introduces street fashion to history. They love geeking out on history. And they love the trend-setting […]

Politics

Drumpf the Dog Whistler

Drumpf the Dog Whistler

theredphoenixapl.org Despicable Donald Drumpf is many things to many people, and most of these things are harmful, hateful, and heinous. One particularly nasty and noxious aspect of Drumpf the Despicable is his persistent “dog whistling” as the Republican Presidential candidate. He not the first and he is not the sole practitioner active in and around […]

Film View: Shoulders: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Story

Film View: Shoulders: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Story

Meryl Streep is the narrator of this emotionally powerful short film. To prepare, here are some of Meryl Streep’s remarks at the DNC Convention 2016: ‘Nearly 100 years after women got the vote, you people have made history, and you’re gonna make history again in November. Because Hillary Clinton will be our first woman president.’ […]

Old News Co. is Good News!

Old News Co. is Good News!

What is Old News Co? A street brand inspired by history and the American presidents. “We’re all about that Abe, Teddy, FDR and more. Shop your favorite presidents. Made in Los Angeles, California,” says owner Roxy Haji. Old News Co. introduces street fashion to history. They love geeking out on history. And they love the trend-setting […]

Clinton versus Sanders: Primary and Caucus Victories

Clinton versus Sanders: Primary and Caucus Victories

      http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop-shop/6706844/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-musician-supporters   “I think there is a dichotomy that somehow some of us who are older, we haven’t conveyed what went before adequately,” said Connie Barrington, a 68-year old retired librarian who showed up at a Clinton rally in California. “It has taken a million years. It is time for a woman.” […]

Wall Street Banks Shower Washington Politicians

Wall Street Banks Shower Washington Politicians

I’m not a Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders supporter. I’m not a Democrat or a Republican. Nearly 30 years ago I registered as a Green Party member and have been one ever since. As a person that politically leans to the progressive left, I would say I tend to agree more with Sanders than any […]

Entertainment

Film View: Shoulders: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Story

Film View: Shoulders: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Story

Meryl Streep is the narrator of this emotionally powerful short film. To prepare, here are some of Meryl Streep’s remarks at the DNC Convention 2016: ‘Nearly 100 years after women got the vote, you people have made history, and you’re gonna make history again in November. Because Hillary Clinton will be our first woman president.’ […]

TV Review: Stranger Things

TV Review: Stranger Things

ONLY ON NETFLIX – PREMIERES 15th JULY 2016 “Stranger Things” have some of the most bizarre twists. I’ve viewed multiple trailers & my partner & I are already hooked on watching it. It starts out when a kid goes missing. I should mention, it takes place in a time pre-computers, texting, and I would guess […]

RELEASE: Snow Blood Season 3

RELEASE: Snow Blood Season 3

Return to the paranormal world of Brogio, the First Vampire…. Snow Blood, Kindred dog of Brogio, the first Vampire, has faced dangers and intrigues alongside his Master – defeating the threats that assault them time and time again. Now, another evil looms, one more powerful and daunting than any they have known before. This time, […]

Listen

Listen

“[PYLON] stands as shockingly modern and unparalleled these many years later.” -Michael Stipe, R.E.M. “PYLON is still my favorite Athens band, in fact, one of my favorite bands!” -Fred Schneider, The B-52s “All the cool kids are still diggin’ PYLON.” -Hunter S. Jones, Author Who can forget that immortal line from Rolling Stone magazine in […]

Lovers & Sinners

Lovers & Sinners

Will that which you most desire destroy you? Lovers & Sinners introduces a world of stardom and those who seek it, as well those who wish only to be loved. The story intrigues with its open sexuality, international locales, and a mysterious link to Russia’s cursed royal family with secret ties to the love affair […]

Columns

A Note to the Judgmental Body-Shamers

A Note to the Judgmental Body-Shamers

It’s the people who are openly judging others who have the problem, but they, sadly, cannot see it. A few days ago I spoke to a friend on Facebook who said that she was due to visit her father later in the week, but was already dreading the visit. She hadn’t seen him in a […]

Drumpf the Dog Whistler

Drumpf the Dog Whistler

theredphoenixapl.org Despicable Donald Drumpf is many things to many people, and most of these things are harmful, hateful, and heinous. One particularly nasty and noxious aspect of Drumpf the Despicable is his persistent “dog whistling” as the Republican Presidential candidate. He not the first and he is not the sole practitioner active in and around […]

Duality or Polarity

Duality or Polarity

    twinflames-soulmates.com   The choice we see is too often construed as “either – or”. It is sounder and wiser to consider it as “both -and”. Being or Non-being, Yin or Yang, Matter or Energy, Begin or End, Alive or Dead, are all poles on the complex circuit of reality. Matter and energy are […]

Dao Is Never Done

Dao Is Never Done

kaddigart.deviantart.com Cosmos lays cloaked beneath apparent chaos; in all disorder abides a subtle order. All civilizations and all human beings, whatever their seeming cultural or conscious development, still harbor archaic remnants and tendencies beneath the stability and serenity. Just as the human body connects us with the mammals and displays numerous traits of shared evolutionary progress […]

Contented, Not Contending

Contented, Not Contending

thetattooedbuddha.com   The wise can handle acclaim and fame, attacks and blame better than others because they demand more of themselves. For them, the approval of others is not a cause for celebration. Nor is the censure of others a source of  trepidation. The wise take cheers with equanimity and  handle jeers with composure. Sages […]

Short Stories

Grand Canyon : Donald Trump – Destroyer Not Creator

Grand Canyon : Donald Trump – Destroyer Not Creator

If you’re think of voting for Donald Trump, use his Scottish golf course fiasco and how he screwed over others for the ‘glory of Trump’ as just one example of this man’s over-riding, outdated and hate-filled philosophy, which for Trump comes down to just one thing – do it to them before they do it […]

How To Lie Like a Professional Online Travel Writer

How To Lie Like a Professional Online Travel Writer

“There’s an alternative life waiting and it comes with a beach but you need to have the guts to take that first step because, as everyone is aware, via those inspirational quotes – that first step on the journey to a new life is always the hardest.” Telling lies to get a job I don’t […]

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Blessings for Peace: Arthurian Magic and Hawaiian Mysticisms

Blessings for Peace: Arthurian Magic and Hawaiian Mysticisms

Today I’m joined by British author and shaman Gary Plunkett. In his own words, he not only writes about ancient wizards, some even say he is one. Look out for his forthcoming inspiring first novel of a trilogy, set in a picturesque British village pub: The Wizard Who Bought a Round, coming soon on Amazon in […]

ANGELIC ANTHOLOGY TAKES WINGS

ANGELIC ANTHOLOGY TAKES WINGS

Angelic Business 1. Pink Matters You are Pink, not the prettiest girl, but smart and with plenty of resources. What do you do when your best male friend offers to have sex with you, because he thinks you’re a lost cause? You plot your revenge with your two best female friends, of course! It seems […]

SECRETS featured Fall Read

SECRETS featured Fall Read

MadeGlobal Publishing announced today that SECRETS from a DANGEROUS TIME by Hunter S. Jones is listed as a featured Fall 2015 read in Historia Magazine. See the feature here. SECRETS from a DANGEROUS TIME is the first in a series of historical, time travel romantic fiction set in Georgia and Tennessee following the U.S. Civil […]

Write Here, Write Now!

Pittsburgh Penguins – Speed Kills

Pittsburgh Penguins – Speed Kills

  [To the tune of Born to Be Wils] http://thepensblog.com/2015-archives/an-appreciation-post-for-the-hbk-line.html This is a tribute to the Pittsburgh Penguins as crafted by Jim Rutherford and coached by Mike Sullivan. Speed Kills! Let it be on 12 June 2016 against the San Jose Sharks! “All credit to Jim Rutherford, who despite ongoing criticism of his trade prowess […]

America’s Election Process

America’s Election Process

  http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/u-s-primaries-caucus-iowa-republican-democrat-trump-1.3422904   “When picking a leader, choose a peacemaker. One who unites, not divides. A cultured leader who supports the arts and true freedom of speech, not censorship.” Let it be!   Though far from perfect, the American presidential election process has been improved since its inception. As things now stand, two distinct, but […]

Landscape

Landscape

I need the landscape to move me. I need to see to rolling hills and trees. I have to look over the cliffs and witness, The ocean thundering onto the beach. I love to climb-up onto the branches, Of old growth trees and hang on, To the limbs as if it were my own life, […]

Film View: Wrapped

Film View: Wrapped

“Wrapped” delves into the clash between civilization and nature. The short explores the effects of time and change focusing on the the worlds seemingly never ending cycles. The deterioration of one is the foundation for another. This fact takes on new dimensions when the unexpected forces of nature clash with the existing structures of our civilization. […]

Weeds in the Sidewalk by Allen Renfro

Weeds in the Sidewalk by Allen Renfro

Mirrors.  Mirrors always staring.  He was only nine years old when he survived an unspeakable crime, a crime so horrific it left him with no memory of what happened. All he was sure of was that his mother was missing and he was forced to live with a stranger. Growing up in his new surroundings […]

Holy Misogyny

Holy Misogyny

laveandrea.blogspot.com   Saint Albertus Magnus, a 13th-century, Dominican theologian, did not mince words.  “Woman is a misbegotten man and has a faulty and defective nature in comparison to his. Therefore, she is unsure in herself. What she cannot get, she seeks to obtain through lying and diabolical deceptions. And so, to put it briefly, one […]

Your Soul Was Made for Mine

Your Soul Was Made for Mine

Looking for a new shade of grey? In her romantic, erotic fantasy, Your Soul Was Made for Mine, author C. L. Hunter magnificently weaves a tale of loss, pain, romance, and electrifying thrills that will keep you captivated until the very end. When their lives converge in Ireland, Nolan and Emmalyn will never be the […]

The Equivalence Fallacy

The Equivalence Fallacy

http://holesinthefoam.us/warningtouscitizens/ “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is” knowledge. ? Franklin D. Roosevelt [slightly paraphrased] The attention given to the different candidates often distracts from the reality that individuals do not govern even though they hold the various offices, parties govern. […]

Ignorance’s Toll

Ignorance’s Toll

  On a two lane rural mountain road in a car that was compact great grandpa smiles at my mom who is seated with me in back.   A child mother at fifteen cradles baby girl four months old unaware of the coming danger a few miles down the road.   In the south it […]

Sexy Sounds Great!

Sexy Sounds Great!

 *´¨) ¸.•´ ¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨) (¸.•´ (¸.•`  Audio Release Tour    Toccata Obbligato   http://goo.gl/KvIoWA Author: Jennifer Theriot Synopsis: Todd O’Malley has been called many things, from filthy mouthed jerk to legendary Rock God. With his outlandish cocky demeanor – tatted up and pierced, compared in looks to Adam Levine – his constant use of the […]

Two Families

Two Families

www.disneyclips.com    This is written to celebrate family feeling at the time of the Spring Festival. Family ties extend beyond blood relations to all who have touched our hearts and found a home there. This poem commemorates the endurance of bonds formed by loving actions over an extended period.     Most of us belong […]

What Is The One True Thing?

What Is The One True Thing?

Power…it’s a heady drug. Vanessa Warren is America’s favorite rebel. Daughter and granddaughter of US Presidents and sister to a future one, her family connections and notoriety are seen as leverage for manipulating the White House—if she’s captured. One little lie leads to a whole lot of trouble. Reclusive international resort developer, Dominic Varga, needs […]

Film View: Tobacco Burn

Film View: Tobacco Burn

FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY “Based on an oral history from the W.P.A. Writers, Tobacco Burn is set thirty-five years before the Civil War at the height of American slavery. The community of a tobacco farm struggles with the arrival of a brutal overseer.“ “Decades before the Civil War, the actions of a brutal overseer spark […]

THE TAPESTRY by Nancy Bilyeau

THE TAPESTRY by Nancy Bilyeau

THE TAPESTRY, the page-turner in the award-winning Joanna Stafford series takes place in the heart of the Tudor court, as she risks everything to defy the most powerful men of her era. Look for the paperback release March 22, 2016. The entire trilogy is available in paperback, ebook and audiobook.  “Fans of the Tudor era, you’re […]

American Essentials

American Essentials

  quotesgram.com “Ideals are like stars: we will not succeed in touching them with our hands, but like the seafarers on the ocean desert of waters, we choose them as our guides, and following them, we reach our destiny.” Carl Schurz US (German-born) Civil War general & politician (edited for inclusive language)   Many people […]

What’s A Picture Worth?

What’s A Picture Worth?

Blurb: Cassie is an unpretentious country girl who is nursing a broken heart after her fiancé callously dumps her. Remy is a big-city photographer whose vengeful ex will do anything to throw a monkey wrench into his love life and livelihood and then blame him when he cannot keep up with child support payments. When the […]

You’re a False One, Mr. Drumpf!

You’re a False One, Mr. Drumpf!

  http://diaryofamadinvalid.blogspot.com/2016/01/buffoon-for-president-donald-trump.html You’re a false one Mr. Drumpf You’re slippery as an eel. You’re as trusty as a Judas. No more honest than your latest shady deal, Mr. Drumpf! You’re a bully and blowhard, A high volume broadcaster of the terror that you feel! You’re a monster, Mr. Drumpf! Your heart’s a stale and tasteless […]

By February 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Oscar Winners 2016

Oscar Winners 2016

A List of the Top Categories for the 2016 Oscars  THE WINNERS ARE [see below] I am choosing not to pick those I feel are going to win their category; reason – due to the fact there are too many nominees that have been omitted. I added those I felt should be on this list in […]

By February 29, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Interview of Filmmaker Walter Shaw On The Unknowns

Interview of Filmmaker Walter Shaw On The Unknowns

Author Lillian Taylor interviews reformed notorious jewel thief turned filmmaker Walter Shaw on this latest film, The Unknowns. Focusing of themes around rising from adversity, Shaw shares with Taylor the story of his now famous inventor father, Walter L. Shaw’s, lifelong challenges, the struggles around making a film, and what inspired him to tell the […]

By February 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Oscar Nominees 2016

Oscar Nominees 2016

A List of the Top Categories for the 2016 Oscars I am choosing not to pick those I feel are going to win their category; reason – due to the fact there are too many nominees that have been omitted. I added those I felt should be on this list in the most prominent categories. […]

By February 27, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Film View: The Long Game

Film View: The Long Game

Painting In the Dark “The Struggle With Art In A World Obsessed With Popularity” The internet tells stories and makes 15 minutes of fame last longer. But this video is not about the popularity of those who show no signs of talent except how often they suck up the space of these who do. The […]

By February 22, 2016 2 Comments Read More →
Newborn Leaves Turn Green

Newborn Leaves Turn Green

    What have I become? I will never truly know. I walk across the stones, to avoid the water. I look up and see, newborn leaves turn green.   And I still do not know, what I have become? Will I walk across the street, To avoid a friend? I often look at myself […]

By February 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
The Trumpet Summons Us

The Trumpet Summons Us

  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ The recurrent refrain is that Hillary and Bernie are poles apart. The Democratic Party is riven into warring camps. On the one hand, we have a DINO and on the other, we have a Socialist. There is no common ground. Regardless of the implications for the general election, Bernie and Hillary are locked […]

By February 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Stoking Up the Creative Fire: Absinthe versus Coffee

Stoking Up the Creative Fire: Absinthe versus Coffee

A post in which I ramble about Prague, absinthe and espresso. “After the first glass of absinthe you see things as you wish they were. After the second you see them as they are not. Finally you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world. That is […]

By February 2, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Film View: The Answers

Film View: The Answers

“If you could get answers to every question you’ve ever had about your life, what would you ask?” The questions asked are from a person’s point of view, though a man is asking them. Some questions could be considered male specific but I just realized a female could ask those exact same questions from their […]

Monsanto’s Roundup Kills and Damages More Than Weeds

Monsanto’s Roundup Kills and Damages More Than Weeds

Protests against Monsanto’s Roundup, with its poisonous, weed-killing glyphosate, have spread around the globe. An arm of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared it a probable cause of cancer in 2015. California’s Environmental Protection Agency (CA EPA) recently decided to label it as such. Environmental groups and activists in Northern California, a region known for […]

Julian Gallo Explores the Consequences of Leaving It All Behind in His New Novel ‘Breathe’

Julian Gallo Explores the Consequences of Leaving It All Behind in His New Novel ‘Breathe’

“Looking back at ‘Breathe’ I could see that in a way it was a cry for help, a yearning to leave the past behind and move forward towards bigger and better things.” – Julian Gallo “Sometimes you put up walls not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.” […]

By January 26, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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