Check out this video I wrote for SciShow Space! Did NASA really waste a ton of money to make a pen that could write in space? Why not just copy the Soviets, and use pencils?
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Tagged Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Fisher Space Pen, Hank Green, John Green, Moon landing, NASA, Neil Armstrong, nerdfighteria, nerdfighters, Paul C. Fisher, SciShow, SciShow Space, space pen, vlogbrothers, YouTube
Ever wonder why NASA launches most of its rockets from Florida, of all places? Turns out NASA has a need- a need for speed. Check out this video I wrote for SciShow Space- and don’t forget to click here and subscribe!
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Tagged Baikonur Cosmodrome, Bonus Entry, Cape Canaveral, Florida, International Space Station, Kennedy Space Center, Low Earth Orbit, NASA, SciShow Space, Soyuz, vlogbrothers, YouTube
I’ve gone back and forth about writing something here about Donald Trump for months. It’s off topic. I don’t have anything to say that hasn’t been said elsewhere. I don’t hear a broad audience clamoring for my opinion. Still, I … Continue reading
I don’t have anything to post this morning. I’m sorry. Plenty of ideas, sure- but nothing ready to go. Maybe later tonight. We’ll see how things go. I have a really great excuse, though! I just can’t tell you what … Continue reading
Update: 10/24. It’s always the technical categories. Sometimes there’s a sweep, sometimes they spread them around. Oh well. Did not really like Ride of the Valkyries as the play off music- especially since it seemed to have been transposed into a major … Continue reading
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I’m very excited I can finally announce a project I worked on last summer: It’s an independent feature film called BLAME- you can read more about it here. The story is set at in the turbulent world of adolescence When … Continue reading
For 2016, I’m trying Something New. It involves more content, more regularly- check back here every Monday for a new post!
It’s time for some exciting news: Last fall I shot a short film called The Testimony of Erin J., which is about to be screened at The Garden State Film Festival in Atlantic City! You can see a trailer for … Continue reading
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Tagged Benjamin Eakely, Garden State Film Festival, Karen Lynn Gorney, Sara Koch, Sarah Litzsinger, Stuart Zagnit, Suspense, The Testimony of Erin J
Edit: 16/24! I’m actually kind of impressed with myself… I have a confession. I haven’t been to the movies in a very long time. I don’t think I’ve seen any of the Best Picture nominees this year, as much as … Continue reading
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This past weekend I attended the 11th Annual Garden State Film Festival. I had an amazing time- there were lots of great movies, and it was nice to see life on the Jersey Shore returning to normal. The show must … Continue reading
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Tagged A Reckless Romeo, Afghanestern, Alaska, Asbury Park Press, Balto, Bartelby The Scrivner, Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Daniel Anker, diphtheria, Fort Lee, Fort Lee Film Commission, Garden State Film Festival, Greg Rom, GSFF, Hamlet, Herman Melville, Icebound, Jersey Shore, Joe Bascile, Long Branch, Loot, Moby Dick, New Jersey, Nome, Paramount Theater, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle", sled dogs, Terri Sissman, The Western, West End, William Shakespeare