Script and Investigation for Be Amazed, YouTube Channel. We see symbols every day, like the ampersand, Ccaduceus and the heart icon/logo, but do you ever spare a thought for their origins? From Yin and Tang to the swastika, here are 10 Symbols & Icons You Don’t Know the Meaning & Origins of! The ampersand (&). Sitting there on your keyboard like a bloated-out dollar sign on crack is one of the most used figures in creation. During a pesky part of its travels, the ampersand was first used throughout the days of the Roman empire. A quick way to join two things together. It’s peculiar and squiggly formation, a logogram – for those in the known – is a union […]

Script and Investigation for Be Amazed, YouTube Channel. Many Directors and animators in Hollywood hide hidden secrets and messages into their shows to give them an endless re-watch-ability factor. These secret codes and easter eggs have appeared in most shows and movies you’ve seen, but you probably had no idea they existed! Featuring… Here are 10 Hidden Secrets & Codes in Famous Shows & Movies The Number 42 – Here’s a quick list of some of the many times this digit has grazed the screen. You’ll find that it is: Fox Mulder’s apartment number; the dentists address in Finding Nemo; Hurley’s Lotto number in Lost; the number of bullets in Ripley’s gun in Alien and the same number used in the […]

Please note that this is not an endorsement of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, or of any candidate, but rather an opinion piece on how a nation can be hypnotized by constant media attention, fear of ‘the other guy’, short attention spans, and even shorter memories. The Underdog Twist This year’s favorite past-time is, without a doubt, Donald Trump bashing. You can’t flip on the screen without an editorial taking a crowbar to Donald’s nether regions. The staff at your local newspaper have taken so whole-heartily to the practice, that you can imagine a stuffed effigy of Donald Trump hanging by a noose at the reception desk; every day an intern passes by and stuffs a firecracker up its ass. In this […]

Trip To Venezuela. Political Hijinks By Way Of Dr. Seuss. “A thousand Bolivars on it being pinned on the yanks,” a riveting phrase if ever there was one. The setting, a cross between a gothic Byronesque romance and a cheap Ron Jeremy porn production. The aromatic reek of lavender, desperation. and alcohol, so profoundly warm, that even cat piss seemed glacial refreshing by comparison. In other words, yet another of the many dilapidated locations pockmarked across the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. A mundane fixture on a sprawling panorama of calamitous gloom. “At least, the water’s working.” The faucet making a squeak akin to modems from the 90’s. “So, you game?” “Not taking that action. That’s like saying the sun comes up […]

Lately – on these fine days so close to Ragnarok- all of my dinner conversations have bypassed the intersection of wit and insight and swirled head-on into the guardrails of madcap insanity and burgeoning absurdity. In other words, Donald Trump has been clinging like a dead beetle on the stale bread of my evenings. Mind you, this is not a bad thing, per-say. When you’re a willing bachelor, there is nothing stronger than a pair of breast, to even make yeast sound exciting. When your horny, and in need of a good row, you’re charming disposition is willing to spin Oscar Wilde retorts on the banalest things in existence. Add a bit of alcohol; the wench’s abysmally deep cleavage; that […]