Stevie Nicks -Edge Of Seventeen-

The Queen of Rock N Roll herself Stevie Nicks at age 69 knows how to command the stage,  write great lyrics and is one of the best if not the best female vocalist of her generation. Here she is with a 12 minute Edge of Seventeen. The Best Lyrics: The clouds never expect it When … Continue reading Stevie Nicks -Edge Of Seventeen-

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I, Tonya (2018) A look at how the story is told.

DIRECTOR: Craig Gillespsie RATING: 3/5 Some people in the millennial age bracket won't have one clue who Tonya Harding is and her notoriety. If you fall in that age bracket then  buy the ticket and come back to this blog as there's a couple of spoilers below. This film takes you on a thrill ride of … Continue reading I, Tonya (2018) A look at how the story is told.

The Two Minute Bio: Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas is best known for founding the Wendy's hamburger restaurant chain. He became the company's TV spokesman in 1989. After complaining that he couldn't find a good hamburger in Columbus, Ohio, Dave Thomas opened his own restaurant on November 15, 1969: Wendy's, named after Thomas's 8-year-old daughter. Wendy's quickly caught on, and within less … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Dave Thomas

Success Is A Continuous Journey

In his typically candid style, Richard St. John reminds us that success is not a one-way street, but a constant journey. He uses the story of his business' rise and fall to illustrate a valuable lesson -- when we stop trying, we fail. https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_st_john_success_is_a_continuous_journey?language=en#t-215666  

Eddie Vedder & Tom Petty – The Waiting-

Here you have Eddie Vedder with his distinctive vocals adding charm to another Tom Petty classic alongside the man himself. The Best Lyrics: Oh, don't let it kill you baby, don't let it get to you Don't let 'em kill you baby, don't let 'em get to you I'll be your breathin' heart, I'll be … Continue reading Eddie Vedder & Tom Petty – The Waiting-

Detachment (2011) Don’t expect “Dead Poet’s Society” from Tony Kaye

DIRECTOR: Tony Kaye RATING: 3/5 Adrien Brody needs more acknowledgement for his acting. I don't mean  more accolades or Academy Awards, he needs more scripts that service his talent. Detachment is such a film that shows him  in his own and services all he has to offer. Detachment is directed by the confrontational Tony Kaye … Continue reading Detachment (2011) Don’t expect “Dead Poet’s Society” from Tony Kaye

The Two Minute Bio: Pete Cashmore

Pete Cashmore is the founder and CEO of Mashable, the leading source of news, information & resources for the Connected Generation. Pete founded Mashable in 2005 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland when he was 19. His passion for sharing how web tools and social networks were transforming human interactions and reshaping cultures drove him to create Mashable. … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Pete Cashmore

Life Quotes #18

Celebrated American author Herman Melville wrote 'Moby-Dick' and several other sea-adventure novels, before turning to poetry later in his literary career. Herman Melville was born in New York City in 1819. He worked as a crew member on several vessels beginning in 1839, his experiences spawning his successful early novels Typee (1846) and Omoo (1847). Subsequent books, including his … Continue reading Life Quotes #18

Toxic Relationships – Serving A Life Sentence

Toxic  adjective containing or being poisonous material especially when capable of causing death or serious debilitation Relationship noun the relation connecting or binding participants in a relationship Longevity does not equate to success. A married couple may celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, friends around them pass on congratulatory remarks and the marriage in public opinion is a … Continue reading Toxic Relationships – Serving A Life Sentence