Friday, December 29, 2017

Goodbye 2017 Mixtape









#111


Final podcast of the year. Let’s leave 2017 with some cool tunes. These are some of my favorite songs I’ve listened to on Spotify and I’ve danced away to in parties I’ve attended.

Here’s the track listing.

1. ‘Spores’ - Jed Kurzel
2. Pharell Williams - ‘Doowit’
3. ‘Helpline’ - Mura Masa
4. ‘Cloud 9’ - Jamiroquai
5. ’Never Let Me Go’ - Shawn Hook
6. ‘Alone’ - Halsey
7. ‘Bad MF’ - Lil B
8. ‘Mo Money, Mo Problems’ - Kamiyah
9. ‘Call Me’ - NAV & Metro Boomin’
10. ‘Uno Mas’ - N.O.R.E. & Pharell
11. ‘Did You See’ remix - J Hus & French Montana
12. Statik Selecta - ‘All Said & Done’
13. ’Stir Fry’ - Migos
14. ‘Mhm Hmm’ - Vybz Kartel
15. ‘Flairy’ - Ding Dong
16. ‘Genna Bounce’ - Ding Dong
17. ‘Yeah Yeah’ - Aidonia
18. ‘Hot Tool’ - Aidonia
19. ‘Likes’ - Chronixx
20. ‘Laugh & Gwan’ - Mavado
21. ‘Simple Blessings’ - Taurrus Riley & Konshens
22. ‘Fresh Cash’ - Mavado
23. ‘Fall’ - Davido

Happy New Year. Wish you all the very best in 2018.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

2017 Goals. How did you do?






In this 2nd to last episode of 2017, I talk about my 8 goals for the past year and if I accomplished them. I want to hear about a goal you set for yourself this past year. Contact me and let me know. All the contact details below.

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Monday, December 18, 2017

Real Life Prehistoric Shark!






Happy Holidays!

The three stories covered in this episode:

1. Cities in the ocean? http://nyti.ms/2ACt5sN
2. Weed is the new beer.  http://bit.ly/2joUavy
3. Real life prehistoric shark! http://bit.ly/2iNjU0s


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Here's the YouTube version.







How I spent my saturday night!

Was with a few friends at Cafe Ezruile in Brooklyn this weekend.   Micro Don(past guest on the podcast) has his party 'It's Just Dancing'.   You can find more info on this party by following him on Instagram here.   Here is a quick clip of the party.  Micro Don alongside the DJ Max Glazer.



Saturday, December 16, 2017

My review of Marvel's The Punisher on Netflix-SPOILERS




In this episode I discuss The Punisher on Netflix. Fantastic show. Check out my breakdown.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Lessons Learned from Recent Interviews





#107

On this episode I discuss publishing my own content as another means to monetize this podcast. I also discuss lesson learned from interviewing Jason G, Darnell Mccullough, Mo’ Fremont

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Niche Reseller Mo' Fremont





Haven't discussed eBay or reselling in a while.  It was my pleasure to talk to a man who makes his living doing so.

Mo Fremont is one of two hosts of the Reseller Niche Podcast which you can find here http://resellerniche.libsyn.com

Listen to his story and his tips on present day reselling.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Party Vibes This past weekend in Queens.


These are the parties I frequent often.   Dancehall parties.   This particular video is girl heavy.   I don't film the ladies enough truth be told.   This kind of dancing takes confidence and practice.    


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Publishing My Own Content.



Over the last 2-3 years, I've listened to podcasts, watched Youtube videos talking about monetizing one's content.   I couldn't wrap my brain around how I can do this?

One recent morning, it came to me.   I can make books on all this stuff I'm putting out.   I'll compile all the weird stories, biggest takeaways into ebooks, audiobooks, and print.   

A perfect example of lessons learned from failure.   The frustration, time, money spent on Kindle Publishing taught me how to put a book together, rewriting articles, checking for plagiarism, getting covers done, virtual assistants and so on.    

It's funny; I seem to have a cycle.   During the winter season, I tend to get back into Kindle Publishing in some way.   I've written it off before.   Vowed never to go back.   How will it be different this time?

Previously I'd written that I would be putting more of an emphasis on blogging.   Written content I thought I could later turn into book content.    While doing research, I was reminded that Amazon/Kindle would not allow one to upload and try to sell material that is already online.

This discovery made me change up my content strategy.   There will be a massive emphasis on writing.   I will use that written material as scripts for my podcast.   Then, in turn, use that written material as pages for my books.   The Kindle plagiarism check doesn't scrutinize audio(not yet anyway).

Reading Joe Pulizzi's Content Inc. book, he talks about no one wanting to hear your thoughts initially as your building your brand.   Nobody knows you yet; they don't care.    They just want an answer to a problem or to be entertained.   I would go on and on about myself in the podcast.   Moving forward, this material will be the blog stuff(this post included).   

I will include a picture of my content strategy in this post.




Everything is content.   I'd like to find a balance between using everything I consume(TV, music, books, the web)and just enjoying it.    One can never run out of content this way.    My material comes from my spin on whatever it is I'm listening to/watching/reading.   That's what makes it unique, my point of view.   Like a movie review with my thoughts as an example.   You can do the same. 

A notepad and pen or the Notes app on the various Apple devices are always by my side to capture ideas, quotes, thoughts.   
Next, it's writing an article straight out or dictating my thoughts through the Voice Memos app.   Afterwards, I send that recorded audio to a transcription service like Rev.com.   The transcript comes back, I edit that and turn it into an article.   

My goal is to make each book 10,000 words or more.   Book writing is new to me.   This will take a while, especially with the first book.   It should become more straightforward as the process is repeated, like anything else.

This will be(hopefully)a third way to make money.   Work is #1, Ebay #2, Self Publishing #3(fingers crossed).

Will self-publishing work this time?   

The only failure is in not trying.   I heard Chris Jericho say that in an interview with Jim Ross.

Why is making money more than one way significant? 

In this day and age, we should all have more than one way to make money.

Email lists and coaching do not interest me, but I am aware of the importance of an email list.    If you are a blogger, podcaster, how are you making money from your content?   Please comment below.



Sunday, December 3, 2017

Dancehall Class 2017 Mixtape!


These are the songs I played in the dancehall class I taught this year.   I put them into a mix, here it goes!

  

These are songs from a recent dance class I taught.
Find all these songs on Spotify here http://spoti.fi/18DPKCN
Track listing:
1. PG 13-‘Boss Lady’
2. Mavado & Jahmiel-‘Badness’
3. Tarrus Riley & Konshens-‘Simple Blessings’
4. Maroon 5-‘Bet My Heart’
5. Vybz Kartel-‘Money Pot Mi Brain’
6. Konshens-‘From Wen Yuh See Me’
7. Buju Banton-’Same Fren’
8. Popcaan-‘Up Inna Di Club’









Friday, December 1, 2017

Justice League REVIEW, Dancehall Mixtape and more. Latest podcast!






Movie Review for Justice League

There are spoilers! More info on this film here http://bit.ly/2fM7cjy 

This release was an event for me.   DC’s version of the Avengers! The Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg all on the big screen.   In action for the first time.

This film was a mired production.   Zack Snyder’s family tragedy, Joss Whedon replacing him as director, Henry Cavill not being able to shave his mustache, and rumors of Ben Affleck no longer playing Batman all loomed over sadly and negatively over this movie.   As of this writing, the film has been out over a week, and it is being reported that it will be losing Warner Bros.(the company producing the movie)millions of dollars. All this news would make for a great documentary which I’d gladly watch.

Seeing these characters all together gave me moments of pure joy.   References to the DC universe such as the lanterns, Darkseid, revisiting Themyscira was wonderful.   Hearing the old themes from Batman 1989 and Superman 1978 weaved in tiny moments in Justice League, brought the happy nostalgic feelings I felt when I first saw those classics.  

I loved the look of Batman flipping around, perched atop a statue, stopping a criminal on a rooftop, dealing with a parademon after!   No one can deny Zack Snyder’s visuals when it comes to his filmography.

The movie stumbles with the Superman stuff.   His weird looking upper lip in the beginning, his return where one moment he doesn’t know anything and the next he’s back to his regular self.   His lines lacked life. Overall he was only ok.

Some weird editing when the league is all chatting in a room, and they don’t even seem to be all in the same place.   

The main villain was formidable but forgettable.   It also appears that the team cannot save the world without Superman.   

I’m looking forward to the Aquaman movie which should be out a year from now.   Hopefully, there will be cameos from the league in that film.

I’ve always been one to enjoy choice.   Wrestling has been a fun, lifelong pastime of mine.   When WCW was around, I enjoyed having an option outside of the WWE, something else, something different.   This is what we have now with the Marvel and DC films.

This was a fun but not must-see.   There were good seeds which were planted that can blossom to great things.  I hope that Warner Bros. can get their act together and start making more overall compelling content in this small but growing universe.  I have faith. These things take time.

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My Biggest Takeaways from John Gray’s ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’

Find out more about this book here http://bit.ly/2lvd14j


Dance Class Mixtape


These are songs from a recent dance class I taught.
Find all these songs on Spotify here http://spoti.fi/18DPKCN

Track listing:

1. PG 13-‘Boss Lady’
2. Mavado & Jahmiel-‘Badness’
3. Tarrus Riley & Konshens-‘Simple Blessings’
4. Maroon 5-‘Bet My Heart’
5. Vybz Kartel-‘Money Pot Mi Brain’
6. Konshens-‘From Wen Yuh See Me’
7. Buju Banton-’Same Fren’
8. Popcaan-‘Up Inna Di Club’


Weird Stories Covered this week

1. The World's Oldest Man? Maybe. http://bit.ly/2h805Rj
2. Hacking Our DNA to Change/Increase our abilities? http://bit.ly/2m9z5Gr
3. Family Escapes Pirates in the Wild. http://on.wsj.com/2iGMD7f
4. Defunct Satellite to crash into Earth. http://bit.ly/2hmnAtK
5. Thousand-year-old Frozen Cub found. Can it be cloned? http://bit.ly/2zuRyQF


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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Jason G




You've heard him on some of the movie review episodes.   Now hear this man's story.   How's he's run in several marathons including the big NYC one.   How's he travelled the world, learned different languages.   Hear about his love of film.   A NYC original, Mr. Jason G.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thor Ragnarok REVIEW-spOILers



Here's the audio version.   





Action, comedy, sci-fi, fantasy.   Thor Ragnarok was a joyous film. I laughed aloud several times.

The synth, 80s style soundtrack by Mark Mothersbaugh was fantastic.    I enjoy putting mixtapes together of movie scores, and I’ve added a couple of songs from this soundtrack to an upcoming mix.   The specific tracks are ‘No One Escapes, ’ and ‘The Revolution Has Begun.' Nerdy stuff, I know.

The cast I felt gelled well.   Cate Blanchett as the main heavy was a worthy adversary.   The fact that Thor needed help dealing with her and losing an eye in the process shows the depth the writers invested in this villainess.   Chris Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, and the Hulk all have scene-stealing moments in the movie.

Karl Urban has established himself, with me, as adding extra quality to any recent film in which he's cast.   I feel Dredd, and the new Star Trek movies have raised his stock. He embodied Scourge. He looked like I remembered the character from Walt Simonson's run on the Thor comic throughout the 80s.

Surprise appearances by Matt Damon and Sam Neill made me chuckle.   Tom Hiddleston is always great. The lady who plays Jeff Goldblum’s bodyguard was notable.   Korg and his bug friend where funny.

Shocking moments in the movie were Hela killing off Thor’s friends which we had seen in previous films(Fandral, Hogun, Volstagg).   But where was Lady Sif?

This film is very colorful.   It reminded me of of films from my childhood such as Beetlejuice(1988)and The Transformers from 1984(junk planet setting specifically).   Director Taika Waititi has stated that Flash Gordon(1980)inspired him. I can see the influence.

My negatives with the film.   Cate Blanchett was great; I wanted to see her used more.   She's mostly running around Asgard being threatening.

When did Thor have this character change?   Here the comedy is turned up to 11. It almost seems like he was another person in the first two films of this trilogy.   

When is he going to stop finally trusting Loki?   There was a hint of it before the final battle.

What motivates Loki to have a change of heart and want to help in the end?   Not clear to me.

Tessa Thompson's performance was satisfying.   But this stereotype of the bossy, badass woman is getting tired.   It seems to be in every modern day movie. I'd like to see the charisma, confidence, kick-ass, vulnerable traits turned up and the overbearing characteristics done away with.   The male characters fed this behavior. The females act in this fashion; the men act like idiots,

Social commentary with the Asgardians.   Asgard being destroyed and its people becoming immigrants?  The movie ends with Thor deciding to find a home for his people on Earth.   Could this be related to our present-day immigration situation? Is this Hollywood injecting politics into a Marvel movie?   I’m sure it wouldn’t be the first time.

Another movie released this year where the two hour plus run time didn’t feel tiresome.    An overall gratifying ride.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Darnell Mccullough Interview-MAX RESULTS NOW







In this episode I interview a motivational speaker on the rise, Darnell Mccullough.   This is a short glimpse into this man's story, his struggles, beliefs and what he's currently working on.

He can be found on instagram @maxresultsnow and his website www.maxresultsnow.com

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Real Life Planet of the Apes? Weird Stories.

7 new and true weird stories in this episode.    Here are the links(and affiliate links). 1. Harvard University uncovers DNA switc...