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SCREEN: Nore Davis…Born In The Hood

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Comedian Nore Davis has self produced a promotional video for his debut live stand-up comedy album “Home Game”.  Nore brings his bit “Born In The Hood” to life with a little help from Grizz Chapman (30 Rock), and Damien Lemon (Guy Code). Filmed in the comedian’s hometown of Yonkers, New York, the video’s narration taken [...]

December 17, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: Why Social Media Posts Should Not Be Taken Seriously

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Have you ever gotten that sinking feeling when you’re in your boring drab apartment and you check your social media newsfeed(s) and see your friends in a secluded tropical beach, at some cool exclusive party, or having the most amazing 5 star meal with their loved one? Well don’t be so hard on yourself. Chances [...]

December 8, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: WorkHarder, A Non-Funding Online Platform For Creative Projects

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For all of us start-ups, aspiring artists, musicians, and creatives, this might be the best advice we can ever get. We’ve all seen half-baked kickstarter campaigns lay it on thick, making it much easier to put our wallets back in our pocket. When that moment hits, this is the perfect video to send the ambitious [...]

December 1, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: SNL Thanksgiving Special… “Back Home Ballers” with Cameron Diaz

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If you are a city transplant or a college student going back home to your parent’s house for Thanksgiving, I’m sure you can relate to this insanely funny SNL music video “Back Home Ballers”. For 11 months of the year, you are the template for independence, the beacon of self-reliance, the champion of aptitude. But [...]

November 27, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: Grandmas Smoking Weed For The First Time (Extended Cut)

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As one state after another legalizes medical and recreational marijuana, the U.S. is finally realizing that weed should not be criminalized – especially if liquor is legal! It’s very refreshing to see these hilariously-sweet grandmas taking rips from the bong and thoroughly enjoying it. I feel the progress, it feels great, and it’s giving me [...]

November 24, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: Signal Strength by Chris Shimojima

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For all of you who live in sprawling metropolitans I’m sure you’ve experienced the talented street performers – the saxophonist, drummers, dancers,  harpists, flutists, what have you. Some of you, including myself, have thought while reveling in their jam session, ‘wouldn’t this sound so much better accompanied by other instruments’? Filmmaker Chris Shimojima may have thought [...]

November 10, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: Slaves of the Rave by William Garratt

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When you go to your favorite concert and look around, you’ll notice your fellow show attendees have many similarities.  (And I’m not talking about the matching tees you all hopefully bought at the merch table to support your favorite artist!).  From fashion, to types of drinks, to dance moves, head bob mannerisms, use of slang, [...]

October 22, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: The Missing Scarf by Eoin Duffy

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This short film was such a joy to watch. Starting off with a simple and ethical themes, such as ‘don’t be afraid of what you don’t know’ to ‘be prepared for anything, The Missing Scarf develops into a deep film with profound metaphysical and existential messages. It’s like the best kind of storytelling mixed with [...]

October 15, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: SF – One Sec Shots by Brian Emerick

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Living in New York, there is no other comparable experience.  The energy, the sights, the sounds provides me with stimulation that no other city can.  I find myself bored spending more than 1 week in any other city.  And having lived here for almost 10 years, it’s safe to say that NYC is my adopted [...]

October 9, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 1

SHORT FILM: Floating by Greg Jardin

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From movies and shows about Robots, to Legos, to cars, to planes, humans have always been able to find empathy for abstract non-human.  ”Floating” by Greg Jardin is an urban love story about a character made entirely of balloons who feels lost and/or ostracized amongst a large metropolitan diaspora.  The moment he meets someone (on [...]

October 1, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0

SCREEN: Black Market Takes Over the iPhone 6 Lines

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We are living in very sad times when lines for the new iPhone 6 are populated by black market resellers and not tech geeks.  I credit it to consumerism in a globalized economy.  Since the iPhone 6 is not being released in China until 2015, the black market has provided a loophole – 1) pay [...]

September 26, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Screen 0

SCREEN: NAVER Webtoon – A Fresh New Look At The Cartoon Industry

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Audiences have traditionally watched cartoons through familiar platforms such as cable television and film.  However, in today’s tech-savvy world, low-cost distribution platforms such as mobile apps and the Internet are transforming the animation industry. Similar to what is occurring in journalism, content is increasingly provided by freelancers and amateur creators.  Webtoons are culled by popularity.  [...]

September 24, 2014 Jon "Law" Heredia Culture, Screen 0