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Month: March 2015

Song Lyrics: “Colors” by Trocadero

Song Lyrics: “Colors” by Trocadero

Welcome to another entry in the “Song Lyrics” series. Today, I am headed down to my first Festival of Colors down in Spanish Fork, Utah. For those of you who don’t know, the Festival of Colors event (also known as the Festival of Love and “Holi” in Sanskrit”) is a Hindu festival and is essentially a celebration of spring, love, and particularly colors. People gather together to sing, dance, and especially color each other with powdered colors. It signifies the…

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Review: Doctor Who S1E01 – “Rose”

Review: Doctor Who S1E01 – “Rose”

    10 years ago today, the New Series of Doctor Who premiered on television screens and brought the Doctor, the Tardis, and his world to a whole new generation of audiences who had never even heard of him before. At this point, Doctor Who on TV had been more or less dead since 1989 with a few sporadic flourishes here and there with the McGann TV movie and a few comedy sketches. As such, this was truly a major…

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Review: “Birdman”

Review: “Birdman”

  “Popularity is the slutty little cousin of prestige”. “Birdman: Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance” is a 2014 film starting Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton and many other big names and is heralded for it’s ambitious technical staging in that most of the film is shot and edited together so it looks like an entire single shot as well as its creative screenplay and concepts it plays around with. In the 2014 Oscars this year, not only did…

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Diving In: A Short Thesis on Immersion (2015 Version)

Diving In: A Short Thesis on Immersion (2015 Version)

Today, I would like discuss and show you a little concept called Immersion. No…….not immersion in terms of being dunked underneath the water although I guess it can be applied in……odd places with even odder people. Immersion is a very broad term but let me describe a few examples that I feel describe it perfectly. Immersion is when you are watching a particularly scary movie and your cat jumps on to your lap only to be launched in to the…

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Dashing 5th Ave. III — Stunningly Sharp @ Shula’s

Dashing 5th Ave. III — Stunningly Sharp @ Shula’s

Happy PI day (03/14/15 => 3.1415) and welcome to another classy Dashing 5th Avenue entry from your classy duo, yours truly the dashing gentleman and ms. Ashley Lunt, the 5th Avenue woman. For this entry, we will be answering questions related to the subject of classy brands and brand names. Specifically, we will be concentrating around the topic of individual factors that determine whether a classy brand is a middle-class brand or a high-class luxurious brand with a chosen example…

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Letting the Bad Bugs Fly

Letting the Bad Bugs Fly

  “See the positive side, the potential, and make an effort.” – The Dalai Lama I always try to be a positive person in terms of my thinking. Hopefully you can tell that from my past writings and articles. It makes your life better, attracts more success in to your life, and can always pull you out of a dark situation in to a little less dark one if not a brighter one. However, there is something I would like…

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