Filmmaker Dreams

For some of you that follow this blog, you see the videos I make.  The videos started because I am a fan of podcasts and wanted to be part of it so I made the Radical Geek in 2011.  After that, I have a current project called Out of the Box where I unbox and review gadgets.  Over time I have been studying on how to be a better film/video maker.  I want to branch out into more and different projects.

My first idea for a full feature length film had a working title, “Do You Copy.”  It was going to be a documentary on Digital Right Management (DRM for short) and the fight between the creator’s right to profit from their work and the consumer’s right to have a quality project or share it.

I also love sci-fi/fantasy and just wrote a script for a short sci-fi film called In Two Days…?  It is about 2 scientists that create a device that views events in time using the theory of an Einstien-Rosen Bridge.  Only thing is that they can only see two days ahead.  The rest of the film is them finding out why.

I do want to make a film but here are the excuses.  It is time and money.  I don’t have the money to put into the project.  So I can try to crowdsource it with Kickstarter, IndieGoGo or GoFundMe.  Time is a problem because either I have a regular job or looking for a new one when unemployed.

If you think I might make a film even a short film you have to wait and find out.

Episode 108: Retracting Mirror, Magnet, and Selfie Stick

I look at magnets on sticks, mirrors on telescopes and selfie sticks.

TEKTON 7611 24-Inch Flexible Magnetic Pick-Up Tool https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B000NPR3ZW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

SE 8014TM Telescoping Round Mirror https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B001HBY8YK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

HSU Waterproof Selfie Stick https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MYW6B7E/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Mockumentary Madness

I had a crazy idea for a mockumentary called Chairs of Fire.  It’s where The Fast and the Furious meets Murderball.  Where people bound in power wheelchairs have them modified for underground street racing.  I know it is crazy.

Ganymede Awards

I proposed a film festival with an award in genre and fan films for Flower City Comic Con 2018.  I am still waiting for a response from the organizers to get the okay.  I hope I get a chance to do it, but if I don’t get it should I have it at a neighboring hotel after the convention closes for the night?

Episode 107: Disco Light

Cheap stuff from China again. This time it is a Disco Light for your party needs.

Flower City Comic Con 2017 Montage Video

This is a video I made of the fans at FC3 in Rochester, NY.

Flower City Comic Com: http://www.fc3roc.com

Music is Welcome to the Con by Ookla the Mok.
Written by Rand Bellavia and Adam English.
http://www.ooklathemok.com

Episode 106: Tripod, Brewmaster, and Laptop Cooler Pad

 

Another 3-in-1 unboxing video. I will be reviewing the Zecti Flexible Cellphone Tripod, Brew Master, and Laptop Cooler Pad.

Zecti Flexible Cellphone Tripod https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06…

Boen Mon Laptop Cooling Pad https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06…

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Aim High

When I graduated from college I was 25 years old and didn’t have an I.T. job.  It got desperate that I almost thought about joining the Air Force.  The Air Force you ask?  I remembered a news report years before that the Air Force was losing skilled people to the private sector, so I thought I could put my B.S. in Information Technology to use.

What stopped me was I had asthma and that would make me ineligible medically to join.  I am also anti-war so working in one of the branches of the armed forces would make me a hypocrite.  Also, my father who served in Veit Nam with the Army would have talked me out of it.  Plus a military lifestyle wasn’t for me.

Geek Code is obsolete?

Back in the 90’s when the Internet was the playground for nerds in college they created the Geek Code to show off our geekiness.  It increadiblely out of date especially with DOOM!, Star Trek, Babylon 5, Usenet, Kibo, and Dilbert.  It really needs to be updated.  USENET can be replaced with Reddit and Dilbert can be changed with web comics.  That should be updated for the times.  Well below is my geek code.  Click here to decode.

—–BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK—–
Version: 3.1
GIT d- s:+> a+ C++(+++)$>++++ UL+>++ P L++ !E—- W++ N++ !o !K w+>$ !O— !M !V PS+(++) PE-(–) Y+ PGP(++) t+ 5++ X R(+) tv+ b+(++) DI+>+++++ D G++ e++ h– r>++ y+>+++
——END GEEK CODE BLOCK——

Episode 105: Safe

All radical geeks know how important security is so I review a Homdox safe.

You can order it here: https://geek.wish.com/c/572b13428f788b5f2494d167