Mary Karr’s Poetry

I’m really enjoying the poetry of Mary Karr a contributor to the New Yorker. From her short bio: Mary Karr teaches at Syracuse University and lives in Manhattan. Her New York Times best-seller, “The Art of Memoir,” will appear in paperback this fall. I first read The Crotchgrabber her article “On a shockingly casual case of sexual assault”. […]

Encrypt iPhone backup

I’ve updated my Apple iPhone to a 6S and adjusted the custom iPhone backup location on my external HDD. This time I’ve enabled the Encrypt iPhone backup feature in iTunes. Apple does not backup important data to transfer to a new phone if you don’t encrypt your backups. Things like: Account passwords WiFi passwords Health app data HomeKit data iCloud backs […]

Crowd Funding for Independent Film (Series)

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 04:15 amI am writing a huge series of articles on crowd funding for independent productions. The emphasis is on international projects outside the USA. Taken together they form a comprehensive plan you can follow to launch your own crowd funding campaign. Crowd funding works even when it doesn?t. […]

Good Review for Beijing Punk by The Impaler Speaks

Last updated on March 27th, 2017 at 02:18 pmTruly insightful analysis of the movie matched with deep knowledge of history & currency of punk. This guy gets it. “Beijing Punk” is fast-paced and fun, with a fantastic selection of music from the cream of the Chinese punk scene being heard the majority of the time, […]

I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate||Spoken Word

Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 04:13 amI?m enjoying the spoken word piece I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate by Suli Breaks. It?s a great track with an amazing video. Follow him on twitter at?https://twitter.com/sulibreaks I?m a father and have raised my kids (I hope) to value self reliance and […]