Bobby McFerrin will be known for this one song. You don't want to admit it that you know all the lyrics. You'll say you won't like the song to friends but when it gets played on the radio, at a restaurant or an elevator you are away singing the gleeful tune. The Best Lyrics: In … Continue reading Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy
DIRECTOR: Roger Donaldson RATING: 3/5 I watched this film and had high expectations. In 2005 the film came out and New Zealand the country where Burt Munro originates, the media and critics hyped this film as a masterpiece of NZ ingenuity and kiwiana. The film begins in Invercargill, New Zealand where Burt Munro (Hopkins) is … Continue reading The World’s Fastest Indian (2005) – How an Indian can help a Kiwi –
Daniel Ek, Swedish entrepenuer who in 2006 co-founded Spotify, the Internet music-streaming service that provides listeners with legal, ad-supported access to millions of songs, rejecting traditional models of downloading and eliminating per-song costs. He dropped out of college and worked for several Web-based companies before founding Advertigo, an online marketing firm that he sold in 2006 to the Swedish company … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Daniel Ek
Fantasy writer George R. R. Martin created 'A Song of Ice and Fire,' one of the most popular book series of today, which includes 1996's 'Game of Thrones.'
DIRECTOR: John Frankenheimer GUEST BLOGGER: Vaughan Tales of chaotic productions and catastrophic flops remain irresistible to film buffs, arguably more so than famous successes, and few films have illustrated this better than “The Island Of Dr. Moreau”. More than twenty years after its release the film continues to be a fixture of “Worst films of … Continue reading The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to's of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more beautiful. https://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_how_to_speak_so_that_people_want_to_listen
Ryan Adams is only 43 years old, released 16 albums as a solo artist and continues to impress with his writing ability. Here he blasts away So Alive on Letterman , the song that brought him a wider audience around the world. Ryan Adams continues to be a musical chameleon. The Best Lyrics Sinking in … Continue reading Ryan Adams -So Alive-
DIRECTOR: Ryan Coogler RATING: 3.5/5 You sit in the theatre and wait for the film that has been hyped as a breakthrough for superhero films under Marvel Universe's banner. The film begins in 1992 on a basketball court in California as we see stunning visual imagery of illuminating lights drift into the night sky. The country … Continue reading Black Panther (2018) Guns, so uncivilised!
Brian Chesky, is an American entrepreneur, who started Airbnb, an online service for travelers to help them book an accommodation easily. His story is quite inspiring and demonstrates how a simple idea can take you to a great height of success and that such ideas emerge from the most basic necessities.Before entering the world of … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Brian Chesky
An adventurer and wily intellectual, Mark Twain wrote the classic American novels 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.'