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History’s Rising Star

History’s Rising Star

Atlanta writer Hunter S. Jones, never imagined that leaving the world of fiction for historical writing would put her in the spotlight. The best-selling author of Phoenix Rising saw that her history based articles were attention grabbers.   “I dusted off my History Degree and took the dive into history’s mosh pit earlier this year,” she said. […]

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 →
Robert Bly: Film Tribute to a Radical

Robert Bly: Film Tribute to a Radical

  Poet Robert Bly, now 89 years old, is a radical, by which I mean he returns to the roots. Haydn Reiss has captured him in his new, moving film “Robert Bly: A Thousand Years of Joy.” Watching the film was a trip down my memory’s lane, dating back to meeting the National Book Award-winning […]

By December 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Film View: THE 10AM

Film View: THE 10AM

A father and son work together, their own company truck and an official sign designating they are professionals. They are heading to their first job of the day at 10AM. His father decided today was going to be the first day his son will solo, but his father would give his supervision just to be […]

Film View: Umkhungo (The Gift)

Film View: Umkhungo (The Gift)

The setting is in the slums of Hillbrow, an overpopulated urban area of inner city Johannesburg, Umkhungo (The Gift) tells the story of Themba, a young boy shrouded since birth by paranormal events; which disturbed certain members of the family, who were than beyond cruel to the young boy; most say he was haunted by […]

By September 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Film View: “Keep the Change”

Film View: “Keep the Change”

Tricky but human. Trying to be “normal.” How is normal defined? It isn’t something I am familiar with. All of us are different. Just like snowflakes. In the short film “Keep the Change,” the story opens at what appears to be a collective of people participating in a Group Therapy or Interaction type of mode. […]

Film Review: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

Film Review: “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”

The Perks of Being a Wallflower was a surprise from beginning to end. When choosing to rent the film “Bully” other films were suggested. I had heard of “Perks…” but did not know many details, so when I saw it amongst the choices, I looked into it. My partner told me Emma Watson played a […]

Now That’s Shameless Self-Promotion

Now That’s Shameless Self-Promotion

I have been asked, nay begged, by some of my adoring fans, to give you an example of how I have grown as a blogger, since September 5, 2009, a day which will inevitably find its way into the history books. Looking back at the phosphorescent trail of my ascent, I too am rather astounded […]

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