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Media and success

Commercials prey on our psychology, our fears, pains, needs, and weaknesses. If we walk through life thinking that we’re not enough just as we are—that we need to buy this, that, and the other thing to be okay—how can we expect to create amazing results? 59 more words

Book - The Compound Effect

Section 3: What do you need to do to become that kind of journalist?

For me, my university life is the beginning of my journalism career. It is for this reason that it is important to thoroughly plan my options. 710 more words


Bridge of Spies (2015)

The great pleasure of Bridge of Spies is watching a bunch of really talented people doing their job exceptionally well. The first hour of the movie you’re reminded that, yes, Steven Spielberg knows exactly how to direct a movie. 589 more words

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River's Edge (1986)

In what is surely one of the most overlooked and under-appreciated American movies of the 80s, a psychopathic teen murders his girlfriend and casually tells all his friends about it causing the group to slowly splinter and self-destruct. 441 more words

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Tangerine (2015)

I like the comparisons to Crank this movie keeps stirring up. It’s not the obvious companion piece but once someone has said it you can’t think of a better film to pair it up with. 227 more words

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Ghosts...of the Civil Dead (1988)

This is one of those movies that just chills you to the bone. John Hillcoat’s first film is part documentary, part dystopian prison drama and part horror flick. 211 more words

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Blood Rage (1987)

A typical yet fun 80s slasher movie that boasts a terrific character performance from Louise Lasser. Lasser cropped up in an eclectic bunch of films in the 80s and she is always memorable in them. 406 more words

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