MyInterests 2018-04-08T20:16:24+00:00

My Current Ear Candy Addiction: Royal Blood ‘Lights Out’

The other day, I was losing steam late in the evening. In the background, Spotify was playing on shuffle. I subscribe to a 'Discovery Weekly' playlist and Spotify's 'Release Radar'. I can't remember which one it was one, but Royal Blood's new song 'Lights Out' came on and a wave of energy came rushing right back into my veins. Her [...]

By | Sunday, May 7th, 2017 - 6:06 PM|3 Comments

Skateboarding Legend Rodney Mullen Crushes It

Today, I needed a little boost of inspiration. Naturally, I found myself browsing through some random Vimeo clips, mostly in the animated department.  Nothing was hitting home until I found this poetic narrative based on the wise words of skateboarding legend Rodney Mullen.It's a short video pertaining to the topic of success, fail [...]

By | Thursday, May 4th, 2017 - 9:53 PM|1 Comment

Canon 70D Camera And Lens Recommendations

The Canon 70D is my goto camera for photography and videography alike at the moment. That's mostly due to the fact that it's currently the best camera I have down the board for any application that requires photos or video. When I bought the camera, however, I wasn't exactly sure how I would be using it. Most of my needs were base [...]

By | Monday, May 1st, 2017 - 12:00 AM|0 Comments

Alcindo Soares Transforms Trash To Treasure

Alcindo Soares is an athlete. He's also a construction worker from Cape Verde who, after continually seeing trash wash up on the shores of his beach, decided to do something about it. I don't just mean that he threw it away, either. Alcindo Soares did something miraculous. He built a gym. Great Big Story shares his journey in the [...]

By | Friday, April 28th, 2017 - 12:48 PM|0 Comments

‘Batman: The Man Who Laughs’ Masterfully Defines The Joker

Last month I started reading the 'Batman' series comics. First up was 'Batman: Year One' which I read as a result of a recommendation I got from a website I found, DC Database. I thoroughly enjoyed it. The second recommendation they suggested was 'Batman: The Man Who Laughs'. So I dove right in to find out if they could be right t [...]

By | Thursday, April 27th, 2017 - 3:51 PM|0 Comments

A Few Words Of Wisdom From Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin has had a huge impact on our culture over the years. Nearly a century after his start in cinema, his work still resonates with modern society. In particular, 'The Great Dictator' has always been one of my favorites. You can find a few words of wisdom from Charlie Chaplin throughout the film. Both lead roles, Dictat [...]

By | Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 - 10:46 AM|0 Comments

Escape Into A Story With Jessica McCrory

If you like stories filled with suspense, fantasy, and romance, then I highly recommend giving Jessica McCrory's novels a read. If her name sounds familiar, it might be because she's my brother's wife, ergo we share the same last name. She's an inspiring woman who's been working tirelessly at fulfilling her dream of becoming a suc [...]

By | Monday, April 24th, 2017 - 1:49 PM|1 Comment

‘The Uncanny X-Men’ Gets a Satirical Makeover

'What if Wes Anderson Directed X-Men?' Somehow I missed this video when it was posted to YouTube a couple years back. Wes Anderson films have always been some of my favorites. From 'The Royal Tenenbaums' to 'Fantastic Mr. Fox', they all have that special Wes Anderson vibe. See what happens, then, when 'The Uncanny X-Men' gets a sa [...]

By | Friday, April 21st, 2017 - 1:14 PM|0 Comments

This Short Video Whimsically Illustrates Why We’re All ‘iDiots’

I love video shorts, especially the ones that make you think. Lately, I've been wanting to make a few myself, but I'm having a hard time deciding where to start. With that in mind, I've been scouring the web to find the coolest animated shorts ever created, and some of them are pretty awesome. In particular, this short video whims [...]

By | Thursday, April 20th, 2017 - 2:36 PM|0 Comments

The New ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Teaser Trailer Has It All

It took me all day to finally get around to watching it, but the new 'Thor: Ragnarok' teaser trailer has it all! To be completely honest, I kind of feel like they've taken a few cues from 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. There look to be some visual similarities between the two. The soundtrack also appears to be getting a makeover from [...]

By | Monday, April 10th, 2017 - 7:01 PM|0 Comments