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As I dust off and start to perform my original compositions in Second Life to a potentially larger audience than they have ever had in the past, I get an email from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announcing their call to action to sign their newly crafted Bill of Rights for […]

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Some time in the early years of his life Illinois born John Charles Carter decided to change his name. An imposingly tall figure with a ruggedly chiseled face, he made being a leading man on the big screen look as easy as breathing on a clear day. As I write this the world is mourning […]

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There are now 25 finalists in the running for the top prize at Filminute’s One-minute Film Festival. The viewers are voting on them all this month. I didn’t see any machinima among them; hadn’t heard of there being many, or any for that matter.
I think there are some really entertaining entries in the fest. After […]

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I finally got around to adding music functionality to the Fling Films web site. My original compositions used in some of my films can be listened to in their entirety. The equipment I have is old and some of the songs were recorded long ago, but there they are - warts and all.
I am currently […]

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You know, I consider Veronica Cartwright to be one helluva shining example of a successful professional actor. I’ve never met her, so my opinion is based solely on her resume and the many hours of viewing pleasure she has given to me.
As anyone perusing her IMDB profile can see, from the age of around seven […]

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It’s finally presentable. I stole time where I could to get ‘er done. Please let me know if you find any glitches. If you want to tell me that you hate it, like it, love it, don’t care, that’s fine too. But don’t take it personally if I’m willing to live with the design. At […]

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At age 78, my mother - for the first time - has just plugged herself into the information revolution. Right now she is probably shouting YAHOO! and Googling everything she’s ever wanted to find out… about… well… everything! I know this because her phone has been busy for a while and some of my friends […]

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Well, I never thought I’d be saying this but I just bought the components needed to build my own gaming computer.
I’ve built my own computers for many years, but they have always been geared toward CPU/RAM heavy multimedia applications like Flash, Photoshop and Cinema 4D. With each build I would try to slip in a […]

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