Monday, August 31, 2015

Positano, Italy

I saw this photo posted to Gayle King's Instagram.

The first thing I thought when I saw it was, WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Honestly, what a stunning photo.  Well, the location is Positano, Italy.  And from the looks of things, it's a place I NEED to check out!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

If You Live Long Enough

I'm THANKFUL for living to see 51.





Oh, I'm also THANKFUL for having elderly people around to learn from.



'Cause we'll ALL be old...

If we live long enough.

High Art

The artistry of ROLLENCE PATUGAN never ceases to amaze me.  I mean, the man captures nature and man in the most beautiful ways.

Keep snapping those photos, Rollence.

And I'll keep watching!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015


Well, here it is August 2015 and (2) of my short films have found their way onto national television!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ASPiRE TV has begun the fourth season of their short film series, ABFF Independent.  And I'm THRILLED to have my films be a part of it!  That's right, for the last two to three weeks in August, both my films will run on Magic Johnson's cable network.

1ST GRADE PICTURE joins the block of films under the title: What Would You Do.

LATE NIGHT CREEP joins the block of films under the title: Family Matters.

Since the premiere of the films, I have already been asked to do a magazine interview about my work, and I've received some new Twitter followers and a couple of tweets from folks who've seen my work!  BRAVO to me!  And to my director, Allen Sowelle.  And, of course, to my terrific actors!!!!

The best is yet to come!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

"Pansies On Parade"

"Pansies On Parade" by Kevin Burton Photography

I quit working at MACY*S Herald Square back in 1996.  Went out on a week's vacation and NEVER returned!

Anyway, one of my favorite coworkers was a guy named KEVIN BURTON.  He was kind and adored by everybody who worked with us.  Well, it turns out he STILL works there, but this post isn't about that.  It's about his incredible photography.  I mean, the man now captures buildings, people, plants, etc. and makes ALL of 'em look like MASTERPIECES.  Good for you, Kevin!

Much of his photography is FOR SALE right HERE!

Monday, August 10, 2015

The Beauty Is A Beast

All Photos by Norman Jean Roy

Tennis great Serena Williams has done it again!  

New York Magazine has proven that she is more woman than most.

A supreme athlete, her body is built to break records.

And barriers.

Yes, some look at her body and question its femininity.

But f*** 'em, 'cause to every black man and woman I know...

She's a FORCE of NATURE!

And GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thursday, August 6, 2015

10 Feet Tall

Over the past couple years, the video posted below has made the rounds on social media and has become a bona fide viral sensation.  The man behind the video is motivational speaker, Eric Thomas.  His messages are ON POINT.

I tell ya, what the man has to say makes him appear, to my eyes...

10 FEET TALL!!!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

You're Gonna Hear Me Roar

I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter 
Dancing through the fire. 
'Cause I am a champion, 
And you're gonna hear me roar!!!!!