No Way Out (1987) “Who Can You Trust?”- The Mystery/ Suspense Spy Film

RATING: 4/5 DIRECTOR: Roger Donaldson Thirty years ago Kevin Costner was an up and coming actor who had just recently got off the set of De Palma's "The Untouchables"  where he was Elliot Ness. Kevin Costner was becoming a main lead and No Way Out is the film that gave him an edge over others … Continue reading No Way Out (1987) “Who Can You Trust?”- The Mystery/ Suspense Spy Film

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The Two Minute Bio: Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss is an author, blogger and motivational speaker known for his books The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Body. Born in Southampton, New York, on July 20, 1977, Tim Ferriss ran his own nutrition supplement company before becoming a world-record tango dancer. In 2007, he released his book The 4-Hour Workweek, which became a No. … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Tim Ferriss

Life Quotes #12

Paulo Coelho wrote the best-selling novel, The Alchemist, which sold 35 million copies and is the most translated book in the world by a living author. Paulo Coelho was born on August 24, 1947, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was a rebellious teenager and his parents committed him to an asylum three times. When … Continue reading Life Quotes #12

8 Secrets To Success

Why do people succeed? Is it because they're smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success. https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_st_john_s_8_secrets_of_success?referrer=playlist-ted_in_3_minutes

Pearl Jam – I Am Mine

Arguably the most successful of the four main grunge bands of the early ‘90s, Pearl Jam is still one of today's more successful rock outfits. Pearl Jam released their first album, Ten, in 1991, just as grunge music was beginning to take off. With Nirvana providing a punk style, Soundgarden an alternative style and Alice in Chains … Continue reading Pearl Jam – I Am Mine

Seabiscuit (2003) A Determined Spirit

RATING: 4/5 DIRECTOR: Gary Ross It is a sentimental film and does not try to disguise that fact. What gives Seabiscuit four stars is that it is sentimental with intelligence. The film follows three main characters in Charles Howard (Bridges), Red Pollard(Maguire), and Tom Smith (Cooper). These three men are living in depression era America … Continue reading Seabiscuit (2003) A Determined Spirit

The Two Minute Bio: Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author best known for writing children's stories including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling." Hans Christian Andersen was born on April 2, 1805, in Odense, Denmark. Hans Andersen Sr. died in 1816, leaving his son and a wife, Anne Marie. While the Andersen family was not wealthy, young … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Hans Christian Andersen

Life Quote #11

Inventor Thomas Edison created such great innovations as the practical incandescent electric light bulb and the phonograph. A savvy businessman, he held more than 1,000 patents for his inventions. In 1869, at 22 years old, Edison moved to New York City and developed his first invention, an improved stock ticker called the Universal Stock Printer, … Continue reading Life Quote #11