AUTODIDACT TO SUCCESS: HOW SELF TAUGHT SKILLS HAVE BEEN ON THE RISE

“Use what you know.” teach yourself In today’s society, self educating has become a major way in which people are learning to do anything in life. And there is a name for people who are able to self-educate; they are called autodidacts. I myself am an autodidact, and have been for quit some time now. Few people fall under this category because it’s so hard to self educate. You must have a great deal of patients and a willingness toRead more

DIGITAL DOLLARS: WHO WILL LAST OVER THE LONG HAUL

Whose going to sink or swim?” bubble or not In an age where so much is dominated by the market, what will be the company or companies that last? But also, what will be the companies that don’t last? Always remember that nothing last forever. And it all comes to an end at some point in time. So who will be the first to bite the dust? Because something will happen a major company; maybe not this year or nextRead more

OVEREXPANSION: WILL GLOBAL CONFLICTS ARISE FROM COUNTRIES GOING BEYOND THEIR BORDERS

“Will we see another world war?” expansion As countries become more and more concerned with growing their economies, they will also want to expand beyond their borders. And once this happens, you’re talking major global conflicts. But to the country expanding, they feel what they are doing is in best interest of their government and its people. One country particular will be China. China is just too big population wise to house all the people that they have; so youRead more

A MELTDOWN TO REMEMBER: WHAT I LEARNED FROM THE GREAT RECESSION

“We crashed and some still have not recovered.” 2007 I was in my second year at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside working on my Bachelor’s Degree. The summer had just wrapped and the gas prices were on the rise. And not just any rise, but they were becoming a problem for me and other Americans. Then, the next month, there started to be this huge drop in stock prices along with another incident; Lehman Brothers collapse. A company that had assetsRead more

A POT PRESENCE: HOW MARIJUANA WILL CHANGE THE LANDSCAPE OF AMERICA

“The business is booming.” marijuana game There have been so many arguments and debates over the legalization of marijuana. But today, there are multiple states where you can purchase the drug. Now there are some stipulations when growing and selling the plant. Because it’s legal by the state, yet federally the plant highly illegal. Meaning, watch what you transport across the state lines. And if do, you better sure have a damn reason. Otherwise it’s off to prison you go.Read more

HOLLY______: WHY YOU DON’T NEED TO GO TO LOS ANGELES TO BE IN THE BUSINESS

“Fame happens anywhere.” los angeles For the longest, if you wanted to succeed in the film and television business you needed to go to Los Angeles. If not, you most likely were not going to make it in the business. But now things have changed. Anyone with a computer can host a television show or movie from home. a new era Who would have ever thought that having your own channel would be possible. Well, with YouTube you can haveRead more

FLEETING FAME: WHY I THINK REALITY TELEVISION IS NOT GOING AWAY

“We watch they fall apart, we continue to watch.” reality unfolding Reality television has always been an aspect of American life. We look at the Kardashian’s television and seem to think they were these creators of reality TV. But when you look back in time, reality television really started with these dating games shows. Where we watch someone try to win a date with another person based on a series of questions. But in today’s society, when we hear realityRead more

WALT STREAMING: HOW IT’S SMART FOR DISNEY TO GET IN THE STREAMING BUSINESS

“MICKEY MOUSE ON DEMAND.” WALT Disney is an entertainment multinational conglomerate that has been providing us with a fun experience for nearly a century. And they have always been at the forefront of change in multimedia. So it came as no surprise witnessing companies like Netflix, Hulu, Vimeo, and Amazon generate staggering revenues in the entertainment space, Disney would follow. FINDING THEIR PLACE Disney is some unknown company jumping into a space they know nothing about or have a fanRead more

BEING DIFFICULT: WHAT IS MEANT BY BEING DIFFICULT IN ENTERTAINMENT

“What it all means.” being difficult When you listen to people who have been blackballed in Hollywood, there is this same saying over and over again, “They’re difficult.” And to me, I have always wondered, what does that mean. We keep hearing this word, but no one seems to explain what is meant by being difficult. Can anyone name an instance? Or could it be that the person or people calling you difficult says so and is not used toRead more

ROCK N’ ROLL MCMEALS: THE AMERICAN ADDICTION TO FOOD

“A match made in heaven.” food! food! food! Americans love our fast food restaurants. We love them so much that we have developed food related illnesses due to the fact that we eat out so much. We have such a love for fast food, that we now know it would take 3 planets to feed humanity if everyone on Earth ate like an American. Well why; why are we so enamored with the idea of eating fast food? We singRead more