Classic 1980’s Music Videos, Part 1: So Much Fun

David Bowie and Mick Jagger in "Dancing in the Streets" I came across a couple of 1980's music videos on YouTube and realized there's a gold mine out there of stuff that is great to see again. And much of it is a ton of fun!  So… I've started collecting them and will do a few […]

The Top 40 Disaster Movies of All Time With Grades and Rank

Mt. Vesuvius erupting in "Pompeii" 2015 was a good year for disaster movies and after seeing a bunch of "Best Disaster" movie lists I decided to create my own. Shortly after starting the list I realized I needed to make some rules to clarify which movies qualified as disaster movies and come up with a grading system to sort […]

I Really Liked “Straight Outta Compton”

I first learned of N.W.A. when they showed up on "MTV Raps" one afternoon. They hit the scene like a gut punch. They held nothing back and created the original "Gangster Rap" controversy that went right up to the White House.  The movie they just put out "Straight Outta Compton" is a pasteurized look at their […]

The Trailer for the “The Martian” Looks Great!

The book was great and the trailer for the movie is looking pretty good.

Recommended Stuff Spring 2015: The Martian, a Netflix Helper, Chef

  Here's the Spring 2015 recommendation list! TV Series – "Wolf Hall" on PBS from the BBC If you are looking for some high quality TV, "Wolf Hall" on PBS is worth your time. It is based on the Hilary Mantel book and covers the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn. It is one of […]

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Every One of Lionel Messi’s First 400 Goals For Barcelona

This video has every one of Lionel Messi's first 400 goals with Barcelona. When you watch them all back to back like this you see how smart he plays. Many of his goals are not blasts, but getting in a position where he gets just enough of angle open, and he hits it quite a […]

Deconstructing Speilberg’s Genius in the “Jaws” Beach Scene

Julian Palmer does a great job of breaking down all the details that make the beach scene in "Jaws" so suspenseful. Palmer shows us how Speilberg was inspired by some of Hitchcock's work in "Vertigo" and "Rear Window". The Discarded Image: Episode 01 – Jaws (Spielberg, 1975) from 1848 Media on Vimeo.

The Greatest RickRoll of All-Time: The 2008 Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

I got RickRoll'd today for the first time in a long time, and it made me think back to the greatest RickRoll ever. I was at my parents house on Thanksgiving and the Macy's Parade was on the TV. I never watch the parades, but as luck would have it, I was watching when I saw […]

Prepare for Season 5 of HBO’s Game of Thrones: Season 4’s Top 10 Scenes and Character Updates

​Season 4 was filled with lots of great scenes, plot twists, great quotes, and as usual… storylines happening all over the place. The Best Scenes from Season 4 Tryion's epic rant during his trial for murdering King Joffrey: The sneer was fantastic as well as the line, "I'm guilty of being a dwarf!" YouTube The death of King Joffrey: The structure […]

“The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” is Must Watch TV

I liked the show right away, but I didn't really appreciate just how good it was until about episode 4 that I reallized just how good it is. Then, because Ania wanted to start watching it after I was already 6 episodes in, I watched those 6 episodes again and they were even better. If […]