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Halloween 2019: Bite-size Monsters

10/31/2019 // 8 Comments

Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are eating candy corn…horror movies haunt our television set…it must be Halloween. Put on your hockey mask— we’re gonna scurry down the sidewalk and take a closer look at nature’s miniature maniacs. 1. Bite-sized Monster: “Poisonous” caterpillar (banded tussock or American dagger moth) Beauty is in the Hair of the Caterpillar Wait…don’t pet that caterpillar. See those yellow hairs? The caterpillar is saying, ” Try to eat me and you’ll regret it. Hopefully.” The hairs are infused with scrumptious [Click Here To Read Article...]

FTM Moving Pictures: Halloween Special

10/31/2018 // 17 Comments

  Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are hunting for artificial flavors and caramel. Bowls of bite-sized chocolate confectionaries keep the undead kids happy, that way they won’t decorate the neighborhood with spoiled eggs or garlands of 2-ply toilet paper. Put on your red devil horns or toss a bedsheet over your head—the spirit of Halloween is gonna possess you. Boo. If you don’t mind sacrificing 49 seconds of your precious life, press the play button and watch the latest Mr. Bonez episode. The stop-motion animation features a few cinematic slashers (one of them just so happens [Click Here To Read Article...]

Poetry Absurdity: Devoid of All Color

09/16/2015 // 6 Comments

☠ Are you getting tired of my poetry antics? Never-mind—don’t answer that question. There’s a special feeling in my gut and you know what that means! Time for another haiku…or it could be just gas? Hmmm…we’ll soon find out. I’d like to thank Poet Rummager: you inspired me to explore different creative territories. I never would have considered writing haiku or posting any of my recent “poetry”. So…you all know who to blame! It was Poet Rummager! She told me to do it! Go subscribe and tell her how much of a bad idea it was to suggest [Click Here To Read Article...]

Poetry Absurdity: Tall Green Aliens

09/08/2015 // 11 Comments

I warned you. I told you this was going to happen—the poetry continues—and…yeah. I don’t know what else to say, or is it write? I don’t know. You know what I’m saying…I hope. I’m going to semi-randomly select a poem from a heaping pile of wordy expressions and basically hope I don’t embarrass myself too much. Sound like a plan? Great! It’s the only one I [Click Here To Read Article...]

Where Are All the Laser Guns and Flying Cars?

08/26/2014 // 4 Comments

  The future sucks. I’m 30 years old and don’t own a hoverboard, laser gun, flying car, teleportation device—or any of that cool shit. Everyone should own a laser gun by now. What the hell? I own a few swords, but give me a break! Those were invented…many years ago. I’m not talking about a fancy lightsaber, either! I’m talking about old fashioned steel. Something ain’t right. Usually by the year 2100 A.D. (according to science-fiction) humanity has amassed enough cleverness to at least architect space colonies. So…we have 85 measly years to [Click Here To Read Article...]

Ephemerally Fleeting Moments

02/01/2014 // 0 Comments

Moments never last; a sunset that bleeds gives way to the night. Happiness or clouds— both are swept away by wind or emotion. Sometimes all we’re left with is a memory. If we’re fortunate; a photograph. All around us short-lived events wilt away. So many…it’s difficult to express, or admire them all. I suppose you can say that’s what life is—a sunset being dimmed by our inevitable end. Throughout the image-gallery, you can see the evolution of clouds being sculpt by delicate windy pressure and sunlight. Eventually they faded away into an expanse of blue. Why [Click Here To Read Article...]

Shooting for the Moon: Free Photography Guide & Instructions

02/24/2020 // 2 Comments

Are you going outside to photograph the Moon? Hold your rocket boosters—study this free guide and learn quick, easy techniques that you can use tonight. Don’t have time to become an astronaut? Your photographs will bring the Moon down to Earth. There are 5 main ways to photograph the Moon. (composite and webcam imagery not included in this guide) Scenic landscapeTelephoto camera lensesTelescopes (prime focus)WebcamsComposite (multiple frames combined into a single image) Scenic Landscape Scenic landscape photography utilize wide-angle lenses. These type of photographs naturally [Click Here To Read Article...]