2017: Turmoil, Natural Disasters, and a Glimmer of Hope

As 2016 came to a close, everyone was ready to start fresh in 2017.  However, 2017 did not seem fresh and clean, instead it was a fresh start to a new brand of turmoil and vocal defiance.  Violence and unrest was at the forefront for most of 2017.  Trump continued his unique, antagonistic version of…

The First Movie: From Antiquity – 1906

  The short answer for the question, “What is the first movie?”, depends on your definition of a movie.  Are you looking for the earliest projected image?  Then the answer would be  images that were projected through Magic Lanterns, a centuries old device comprised of a light source and glass.  The first projection using film…

2016: Transition, Death, and Drama

The year 2016 was a dramatic and transitional year in the States; marked by numerous shootings in America and acts of extreme violence world wide.  The deaths of many influential people who helped transform the 20th century was more impactful in 2016 than previous years.  Some notable deaths include: Alan Rickman, David Bowie, Harper Lee, Garry…