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Apple Watch… Going Viral

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Here I sit plugged into the only Apple Product I’ve ever owned

apple_ipod_shuffle_v4_2012_2gb_yellowThe Apple Shuffle

The main reason, timing, and pricing

Being Apple Products are a bit on the expensive side

There was only one three year time that I could have afforded to get into them

And at that time, I had other priorities going on

appleThat being said, I do, and always have, Loved Apple Products

In addition to suggesting my mom’s boyfriend to purchase Apple Stock several years back

Something he made a bit of money on

I’ve now got my Nephew into the current post split stock

But enough about all that, lets get to why I’m doing this Post

applewatch41The Apple Watch

I just finished watching Today’s Event

Here’s the Link, you should really check it out

Apple Event Link

And in addition to the Apple Watch,

2015_apple_macbook_goldThe New MacBook

But I’ll get to that in a minute

Apple-Watch-steel-bandThe Apple Watch is simply Amazing

And though If/when I get one I wouldn’t get the least expensive one

Which is $379 (Sport Model)

I would gladly pay the $579 price of the Model I like

Some people will probably be upset about a $10,000 gold plated Limited Edition Model

But to me, who cares

That’s another Market all together

Let the Zillionaires Spend their money how they please

Watch the Event Link Above, and you’ll see why this Watch Blows me away

In my opinion, this Watch is Going Viral

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*P.S The New MacBook is simply Amazing

And may go Viral as well

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Jupiter Ascending… Going Viral

jupiter-ascendingJupiter Ascending… Going Viral

I do believe this film is going to go Viral

I’m not quite sure whose idea it was to do a screening at the Sundance Festival

But the relevance of the response there isn’t relevant in my opinion

This film looks good

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 730 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 12 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

DC Comics Films – Will They Go Viral Like Marvel?

Original Story Posted Here

1015-batman-970-630x420A Five-Year Plan To Turn DC Comic’s Movies Into A Match For Marvel

Of all the details in my story this spring about Marvel Studios (DIS), the part that generated the most interest was a statement by the studio president, Kevin Feige, that revealed he had a list of future movies stretching all the way to 2028. That’s the way people at Marvel operate.

Now the Wall Street Journal reports that Warner Bros. (TWX) has similar plans for its DC Comics characters, with a schedule that calls for two movies a year starting in 2016 and reaching to 2020. First up: the previously announced Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, as well as a Suicide Squad movie.

You can see how DC is closely following Marvel’s strategy. Batman vs. Superman will also feature Wonder Woman and guest appearances by other characters from DC’s cosmos of costumed heroes, allowing the company to begin interweaving story lines among its movies just as Marvel has done. In 2017, DC plans to release a Wonder Woman film and a Justice League vehicle, which will feature an Avengers-like team that includes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and others yet to be revealed.

The Journal report discusses plans for a Flash movie and an Aquaman film in 2018, followed by a Justice League sequel and a film entitled Shazam featuring Dwayne Johnson as the villain Black Adam. The list ends with a Cyborg vehicle in 2020 and the return of the Green Lantern, whose first movie was a box office failure in 2011.

It will be interesting to see what kind of superhero universe Warner Bros. conjures with these films. The Marvel movies have their own semi-serious gestalt echoing that of the classic Silver Age comics written by Stan Lee in the 1960s. The recent Superman and Batman movies from Warner Bros. have been more grim.

Warner Bros. is also investing heavily in Zack Snyder, the director of last year’s Man of Steel, which performed respectably at the box office but didn’t inspire an outpouring of fan love. Snyder will helm Batman vs. Superman and the two Justice League films, all of which will be crucial to the success of this slate.

Then again, there are already changes under way in the DC canon. Ben Affleck will play Batman, not Christian Bale of the Dark Knight series. Some fans of the Caped Crusader chuckled at the idea of Affleck in a Batman costume. Maybe that was the point?

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Leonard is a staff writer for Bloomberg Businessweek in New York.
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Three Of Swords… Should Be Viral

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My Nephew Will Be Releasing His Debut Album Soon

It’s Amazing…

And You Can Help

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Going Viral – Kimbra Brings The 90’s Back

tumblr_mxodq742Rn1slnegwo1_r1_1280Going Viral – Kimbra Brings The 90’s Back

Kimbra’s Back…

Not that she ever went very far, only L.A., to work on her 2nd Album, The Golden Echo which will be Released August 19th

You Can Pre-Order Now

 

 

Her First Song

90’s Music

1212Kimbra2012-2Let me start by saying, after her last year or so, part of me was looking forward to her 2nd Album, which looked to include many Collaborations with People that she’s Hooked up with during the year

That said, you always have to wonder, how can she top what she’s done… Ok, so I don’t think that way, but many do… I’m more curious about her Personal Exploration of her Musical Self, and what kind of Music comes out of it

And with 90’s Music, I had to first take it in for a bit… Listen to it over and over… And my final determination is, it’s a Time Warp…

Not just for us the Fans, but for Kimbra… Accessing some of her grainual influences, and bringing them back forward through her lens, and making her own thing…

And through it I feel she’s successfully delivered a Fun, Cool, Interesting Song… And for those that grew up in the 90’s, they must really, really get it… I myself grew up in the 70’s, 80’s, but I was also around in the 90’s… And this song, reboots it

Nobody But You

With this song, which I’m listening to for the first time right now as I write this, two things come to mind… Her Voice… Is Beautiful… Nothing new, right? Yeah, but, with all the Hoopla of the New Girl in Town, it’s important that this is not lost or missed somewhere in the immersement of Tunage Surrounding it

The 2nd Thing… I’m hearing 70’s/90’s In This… Rebuilt, Owned by Kimbra, and Rapidly/Fluently Distributed to our Ears, Lol

Wow, even better the 2nd time you listen to it… She really knows how to Produce man… And those that she chooses to work with her in Studio, Good Stuff

Love In High Places

Great Beginning… First Time Listening to this too… Nice Sinking, Chill Feeling… Wow the Keyboard @ 51-52 seconds (I Will Be Your Lotus)… Wow, this one is an Indulgence, with a really nice payoff… Ok, the Keyboard @ 1 min 51 secs, just took the Album to a New Level… Way to Hit The Gut Kimbra, man… You are a Secret Surprise at the Bottom of the Cereal Box that is Life, Lol Just Came Up With That, Lol

This is a Really Great Song Man, Really Impressed… Worth the Purchase of the Album in itself… Ok, I need to hear this again, you have all kinds of stuff goin on here… What a Feast Man, wanta meet these Musicians, and Shake Their Hands… I’ll just Hug you Kimbra, ha… Or maybe a High Five, ha

Wow… That Song Man… What a Feast… I’m kinda rollen in shock at the moment… A Musical, Production Masterpiece… And its So Non assuming… Don’t let this one slip by guys, It’s Incredible…

Just Buy This Album Guys… Just Buy It… No Thought Required

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Going Viral – My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

my-little-pony-friendship-is-magic-487-1680x1050Going Viral – My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

I know what you’re thinking… And trust me, I’d think the same.

Why oh why is he Posting about a Cartoon for Little Girls…

Bare with me if you will… And if you do, you may not regret it… In fact, you may be Pleasantly Surprised.

First things first, I must ask you to ‘Let Down Your Defenses’, and truly hear the things I’m about to say.

Defenses down?

Ok… This show is Hilarious… And, much much more

But lets put a face to it before we go any further… And that face, is Lauren Faust…

Lauren Faust, developer and initial showrunner of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Animator and writer Lauren Faust approached Hasbro, seeking to develop her girls’ toys property “Galaxy Girls” into an animated series.[11] Faust, who had previously worked on The Powerpuff Girls and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, had been pitching original animation aimed at girls for years, but had always been rejected by studios and networks because cartoons for girls were considered unsuccessful.[12] When she pitched to Lisa Licht of Hasbro Studios, Licht showed Faust one of their recent My Little Pony animated works, Princess Promenade, “completely on the fly”. Licht considered that Faust’s style was well suited to that line, and asked her to consider “some ideas where to take a new version of the franchise”.[7][11]

Faust was initially hired by Hasbro to create a pitch bible for the show, allowing her to get additional help with conceptualization.[7] Faust said she was “extremely skeptical” about taking the job at first because she had always found shows based on girls’ toys to be boring and unrelatable.[12]My Little Pony was one of her favorite childhood toys,[11] but she was disappointed that her imagination at the time was nothing like the animated shows, in which the characters, according to Faust, “just had endless tea parties, giggled over nothing and defeated villains by either sharing with them or crying”. With the chance to work on My Little Pony, she hoped to prove that “cartoons for girls don’t have to be a puddle of smooshy, cutesy-wootsy, goody-two-shoeness”.[12] To do this, she incorporated into the design of the characters and the show many elements that contradicted idealized stereotypes of girls, such as diverse personalities, the message that friends can be different and can get into arguments but still be friends, and the idea that girls should not be limited by what others say they can or cannot do.[12] Elements of the characters’ personalities and the show’s settings were based on her own childhood imagination of the ponies’ adventures, in part inspired by the animated shows that her brothers would watch while growing up, such as Transformers and G.I. Joe.[13] Faust still aimed for the characters to be “relatable” characters, using stereotypical “icons of girliness” (such as the waif or the bookworm), as to broaden the appeal of the characters for the young female audience.[14]

Faust stated that as she provided Hasbro with more of her ideas for the show, she was inspired by their positive response to the non-traditional elements. Faust had initially pitched the show to include “adventure stories” in a similar proportion to “relationship stories”, but recognizing the younger target audience, as well as the difficulty of writing complex plots around the adventure elements, she trimmed back this content, focusing more on exchanges between the characters. The show still incorporates episodic creatures intended to be frightening to children, such as dragons and hydras, but it places more emphasis on the friendships among the characters, displayed with a comedic tone. By the time the show was approved, Faust had developed three full scripts for the series.[7]

Faust began to work out concept sketches, several of which appeared on her deviantArt page, including ponies from the first generation (Twilight, Applejack, Firefly, Surprise, Posey and Sparkler), which would later build on the core for the main cast of the show.[15][16] Hasbro approved the show with Faust as Executive Producer[17] and asked her to complete the pitch bible. In order to do so, Faust brought in Martin Ansolabehere and Paul Rudish, who had worked on other animated shows with her. Faust credits Rudish for the inspiration of the pegasus ponies controlling the weather in Equestria, as well as the character of Nightmare Moon during this period. Faust also consulted her husband, Craig McCracken, a fellow animator and creator of The Powerpuff Girls and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends. After seeing the initial version of the pitch bible, Hasbro requested more character designs from Faust’s team; subsequently, Faust brought aboard Dave Dunnet and Lynne Naylor to further refine the background and character styles.[7]

On completion of the pitch bible, Hasbro and Faust began looking at studios for the animation. Studio B Productions (renamed to DHX Media on September 8, 2010 after its parent company, along with DHX’s other subsidiaries[18]) had previously worked on Adobe Flash-based animations and on shows that featured a large number of animals, and Faust felt they would be a good selection. Studio B requested that Jayson Thiessen be the director, a choice Faust agreed with. She, Thiessen, and James Wootton led the completion of a two-minute short to pitch the final product to Hasbro, resulting in the company’s sanctioning the full production. Faust estimates that from being initially asked to develop the show until this point took roughly one year.[7]

ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE

Ok, so now you know the ‘Who’ in regards to the Concepts and Characters of the Show…

But what’s the big deal, right?

I’ll tell you what, if you have Netflix, head on over and Watch a Documentary Called “Bronies The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans Of My Little Pony”… What does ‘Bronies’ stand for? Lets just say, though the show was intended for Girls Ages 2-11, due to the Creators Behind it, a lot more Followers than Little Girls, or Girls in general are Following/Watching and Enjoying this show… Bronies, is about all the Guys in their 20’s, 30’s and older that are in fact caught up in the craze.

Weird, right?

The answer to that is… No

And let me tell you why;

  • Humor – Like I mentioned above, this show is Hilarious
  • Good/Clever Writing – Which partly explains the Good Humor, but it’s more than the Humor
  • Friendship – This show is literally almost completely about Friendships… But not just ‘Little Girls’ playing Friendships… Like, Fundamental Realities associated to Friendships (Yes its messages come in the shape of multi-colored, hilarious Ponies, but the messages are clear)
  • Love & Kindness – This is one of the Sweetest Shows I’ve ever seen… The Characters, the Situations… It just makes you feel good (Sounds Corny, I know, Lol)
  • Creativity – This show is Extremely Creative, Clever and Inventive… And often blends in Mythical Related things, which are interesting to both Boys, and Girls. And lets face it, Good Fantasy is hard to come by… So much so, that in my opinion, its sheer imaginative nature draws in people who love Fantasy… Even though it’s more of the background setting for the Characters in the Show.
If This Character Doesn't Make You Laugh When You Watch It... Then This Show Is Not For You, Lol

If This Character Doesn’t Make You Laugh When You Watch It… Then This Show Is Not For You, Lol

Listen, here’s the thing, give it a chance… The First 3 Seasons are on Netflix if you have it… Watch a couple… See if it makes you laugh… Hell, see if it tears you up… All I can say is I’ve watched most of the first 3 Seasons, and it has put me in some Good Moods… And I’m really fond of several of the Characters… The truth is, they wanted to Entertain the Parents as much as the Kids when they Designed this show… But they’ve ended up Entertaining a Bunch More People than that.

And This Character, Might Make You Cry... And Smile... And Just Appreciate Things... And Laugh Too

And This Character, Might Make You Cry… And Smile… And Just Appreciate Things… And Laugh Too

So if you’re Lacking, or just Like, and/or Want more ‘Laughter’, ‘Friendship’, ‘Silliness’, ‘Fantasy-esq Settings’ and overall ‘Fun’ in your Life, you might consider bringing this show under your wing…

And if you’re embarrassed about watching it, just pull down the blinds, Lol… No one says you have to hit the rooftops yellen to everyone that you’re watching “My Little Pony” and Loven it, Lol

Nuff Said

Check It Out, and Let Me Know Whatcha Think

Either Way, this Show is, and will Continue to be, ‘Going Viral’

Did I Mention that Hasbro (The Toy Company That Owns The Rights On My Little Ponies) Stock is at an All Time High right now, largely to do with the Resurge of Product Sales Related to the Characters on the Show? Yeah…

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Going Viral – Chris Stark, James Franco, Mina Kunis… Oz The Great And Powerful

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Going Viral – Chris Stark, James Franco, Mina Kunis… Oz The Great & Powerful

chris-stark--zChris Stark – Who’s that? We’ll get to him in a moment. But I’ll tell who he’s ‘not’… He’s not Hugh Grant’s Little Brother.

James-3-james-franco-3943659-1000-1253James Franco – A Brilliant Actor, who happens to be one of My Favorites.

boardturkcomminakunis5Mina Kunis – “Family Guy”‘s Meg, “That 70’s Show”‘s Jackie, and wasn’t she in “Black Swan”? But she’s much more than that, isn’t she.

thOz The Great And Powerful – Disney’s Latest High Budget Movie, with a Kick. And when I say with a Kick, I mean the Previews Look Pretty Damn Cool (Unlike “John Carter”, which was Over Marketed out the Kazoo! And didn’t look Good… And when I finally saw it, I actually enjoyed, as a Popcorn Chompen Flick), James Franco Looks Cool, and the Art Direction Looks Incredible… But we shall see, as I haven’t seen it yet.

So why are these 4 things/people bundled together in this “Going Viral” Post? Let me tell you/show you why.

Come on, This Has to be a Hit… Or maybe I’m Wrong, we shall see…

Onto Our Next Video

I came across this Video a couple days ago, and it is Just Awesome.

And now it has over 9 Million Hits… Which in itself, is Viral

Plus The Film Came out Yesterday

James Franco + Appealing Film Trailer + Sincere Human Interviewer + Down To Earth Actress

= The Whole Lot Are Going Viral

Nuff Said, We Shall See

DarkJade-

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***Follow James Franco @JamesFrancoTV

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