AARGH! #1: Becoming A Freelance Writer Note: this totally professional blog features explicit language. Why Am I Screaming? Why is it called ‘Argh!’? That’s my best approximation of spelling a scream. Maybe you could try ‘AH!’ or ‘AHHHHHH!’. I don’t know, it just feels like the ‘R’ adds some extra emotion to it. So, whyContinue reading “AARGH! #1: Becoming A Freelance Writer”
Peacemaker #4: The Choad Less Traveled We’re back! After being spoiled by a three-episode drop, Peacemaker will now take on a more traditional schedule. Weekly releases, every Thursday. Episode 5 will release January 27th, 2022. Though we weren’t spoiled with nearly as much of Weta Digital’s Eagly, we have quite a bit to unpack. I’llContinue reading “Peacemaker #4: The Choad Less Traveled”
Station Eleven: A Slightly Brighter Apocalypse Note: this review is mostly spoiler free. No details beyond the first two episodes are shared. For being a miniseries, this show is so dense with story and emotion that it’s hard to know where to begin. What I can say is that Station Eleven packs an emotional punchContinue reading “Station Eleven: A Slightly Brighter Apocalypse”
WE THOUGHT WE HAD CENTURIES. WE HAVE 12 YEARS. The time to act isn’t today or tomorrow. It was years ago. Today, the world’s climate continues to accelerate as governments cave to public pressure at a trickle, passing piecemeal legislation that only scratches the surface of what needs to be done to mitigate the worst caseContinue reading “WE THOUGHT WE HAD CENTURIES. WE HAVE 12 YEARS.”
Color Theory and How to Apply it to Your Photography Hey, you! Yeah, you! Stop taking pictures for a few minutes! You may have just found a new camera from Santa under the tree. Or maybe you’re a budding influencer upgrading from Pinterest and Instagram to a full-blown blog with a camera for your ownContinue reading “Color Theory and How to Apply it to Your Photography”
railer for Spider-Man: No Way Home. So what’s new from the previous trailers?
The Pentagon is testing large, unmanned blimps in order to “provide a persistent surveillance system to locate and deter narcotic trafficking and homeland security threats ” on US soil, according to a recent “experimental temporary authorization” published by the FCC. The solar-powered balloons are similar to a prototype craft that crashed in Pennsylvania in 2015, after escaping the AberdeenContinue reading “PENTAGON TESTS “MASS SURVEILLANCE BALLOONS” FOR USE NEAR US BORDERS”
In the UK, worker’s rights are suddenly in danger after Theresa May’s recent resignation and replacement by conservative politician Boris Johnson and his cabinet. Johnson, who promises to ‘Brexit’ by Halloween 2019. “The UK has a world-leading record in protecting workers’ rights, setting the highest standard, and a labour market we can be proud of, with more people in workContinue reading ““WORKING PEOPLE MUST NOT BE DRAGGED OFF THIS CLIFF EDGE WITHOUT GETTING A FINAL SAY.” [UK]”
That headline is not clickbait. Scientists are urging legislators and corporations to quit dragging their feet over climate change and call a spade a spade: this is a climate emergency, the biggest existential threat to human life in recorded history. “We are living a global cataclysm.” Reads an open letter signed by 200 scientists and numerous others, published by France’sContinue reading “2019 IS HOTTER THAN ANY YEAR IN THE PAST 2,000 YEARS, AND SCIENTISTS ARE PANICKING OVER EARTH’S PROGNOSIS”
continues to accelerate as governments cave to public pressure at a trickle, passing piecemeal legislation that only scratches the surface of what needs to be done to mitigate the worst case predictions for the climate emergency. When once we thought we had centuries, we now know there are only 12 years left.