The first days of music videos offered a radical change in the scenery in the popular imagination. The power of the image became rather obvious and relative unknowns in the music industry began to reach superstar status, based on how the film captured their movements. Not anyone could become an icon, but those who had a sense for how their look might translate to video could work wonders.
The power of the image is something that every art form revolving around image gets to learn. In this case, the music gave a force to the icon, and these icons usually took the form of young human beings with a lot of makeup and big hair.… More
Practically every day there are new viral videos making people smile, laugh, gasp, groan, and squeal. Whether it’s a baby tearing paper, a cat that barks or some stupid stunt gone wrong, there is always something silly or shocking to catch the fleeting attention of thousands, or even millions of viewers. And, really, who couldn’t use a little pick me up video now and then?
Video sharing sites are for more than just fun. There are many uses for a video sharing account.
Old school home videos — many people set up an account to share videos of family events, special occasions, and vacations.… More
There’s something about image that strikes deeper chords than description and memory can allow. It’s almost as if image has the capacity to unite both, the narrative of memory and the experience of remembering. It can happen when looking at old family photographs, or old film footage, but those have very precise personal connections. It becomes much more engaging when it happens with objects, and the car in particular.
It’s something that film can do that no other medium can quite achieve. Seeing an old car that one’s mother drove in another time is a very pronounced kind of nostalgia. The memory of that car can’t be preserved in personal memory, and even trying to re-create that same car in the contemporary world doesn’t have the same effect.… More
Numerous crime dramas are viewable on television. Finding a crime drama that is worth watching is becoming more difficult. One place for quality crime dramas are local, used bookstores. Many crime drama television series originated from famous novels. Agatha Christie’s Poirot is an example of a quality crime drama adapted to television and movies-on-demand. The little Belgian detective set the standard for crime drama. Another series that features a famous detective is John Mortimer’s courtroom drama, Rumpole of the Bailey. Poirot fascinated audiences with his little grey cells. Rumpole of the Bailey adds intrigue to criminal drama with his passionate defense of the criminal classes.… More
Tired of unimaginative plots and stale movie lines? Instead of going to the movie theater this holiday season, consider renting a TV. series that enlivens the mind with both strong male and female characters. The TV. series, The House of Eliott, conducts fresh plots and conveys witty lines in this dramatic rendition of a 1920s fashion house. The House of Eliott explores the unknown world of Coterie fashion. The House of Eliott reveals the creation of ready-to-wear clothes. This British TV. series brings fresh appeal to drama TV. through multiple, fast-moving plots and witty dialogue, as it explores the zenith of Coterie fashion.… More
Watching movies and videos is one of, if not the, most popular entertainment options enjoyed by people across the country. In addition, with the disturbing and in fact in light of the economic times, many people are finding new ways to entertain in their own homes. And along with this, many people are turning spare bedrooms, recreation rooms, dens and other miscellaneous rooms into their own private movie studios. An alternative or variation on this is to create an all purpose game and movie room, with a pool table, dart bard and large screen television. Adding in a bar at one end easily allows this to double as a private sports club for those big games.… More
A map of united states is a fairly common item. Most people encounter one on their classroom walls or in the pages of text book. Many news programs and newspapers will use maps to tell a story and lots of people use maps to plot cross country trips or vacations. But how many people actually study the map — other than memorizing the fifty states or looking at a specific area for navigational purposes?
So far the 21st century seems to be about extremes. There are extreme sports, extreme makeovers and, now, extreme couponing . Websites and books are devoted to giving shoppers tips on saving hundreds of dollars every time they head to the supermarket. Some extreme couponers end up with the store paying them money because their coupons exceed the cost of the items being bought.
Believe it or not, it is possible to apply those skills to home design. After being inspired by home interior magazines and websites, some homeowners have realized that they can also find a coupon for flooring or a Blinds coupon to get custom window blinds.… More
A major rite of passage in modern society is moving out on your own . The first time you leave your parents or your dorm you are forced to make choices and accept responsibilities for your living environment. It’s a huge step and there are many different options available for a first home.
More and more people are turning to companies like TransGlobe property management to help them with this process. Property management companies will handle a variety of units throughout a given city or region. They will be able to help you understand what rental property is best for your needs and your budget.… More
With summer just around the corner many people are starting to plan their social calendar. There will be vacations and impromptu backyard barbecues, but there will also be annual parties and holiday gatherings that families and friends look forward to each year. Below are a few ideas for ways to celebrate the summer holidays.
Memorial Day — Considered to be the unofficial start of summer, this holiday is usually celebrated with barbecues, trips to lakes and rivers, and all sorts of outdoor recreation. However, it is also a time to remember the sacrifices of veterans and families would do well to plan to attend their local parade or honoring the veterans in their family by visiting their graves.… More