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Comic-Con 2010 – Updated Guide

Another year, another Con. It’s late July again and you know what that means: four glorious days in the Southern California sun and air-conditioned confines of the San Diego Convention Center. With another notch in my belt after last year’s attendance, I’m a little wiser and a little more annoyed…

In: Comic-Con

New Design!

Hey check it out, my blog has a new design! I decided that I wanted to upgrade from a template layout into something a little more fancy. Also, I wanted to consolidate some of the information and projects I’m working on into one place. I’m also really happy to have…

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Go!

It’s almost been three months since my last post.  Shame on me.  Here I am wanting to improve my writing and I don’t write. *Drawing a blank* Just wanted to post this to get the ball rolling.  Stay tuned…

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Reviving The Artist Within

I’ve recently been reading Seth Godin‘s new book Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? and it’s been a very mind-opening experience.  The book is stirring up a lot of thoughts and emotions that I’ve been struggling with for quite some time now.  I love the way he challenges me to think and…

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Chicago

The familiar excitement of exploring a new place overcame me as we descended into Midway Airport.  From the sky, the rows of uniform buildings expanded into a clearer view as our aircraft approached the runway.  Neat, rectangular brick houses filled the streets with a thin layer of pristine, white snow…

In: Travel

If A Man Can Fly, You Can Do Anything

I saw a TED talk a few months ago that really blew mind.  Ueli Gegenschatz was on stage presenting images of his amazing adventures as he pursued the human dream of flying.  At the very end of the talk, Ueli showed a breathtaking video that demonstrated the culmination of his…

In: TED Talks

Custom LOST Orientation Video

Custom LOST Orientation Video from Brent Tam on Vimeo. Making our own orientation video for our LOST themed party was one of our first ideas.  I definitely had a lot of fun making it and learned quite a bit as well. I shot all the footage using my Sony DCR-PC120BT…

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Comic-Con Survival Guide

Comic-Con (aka the Con) is coming up this week and I’ve seen a lot of decent survival guides out there.  I’d like to throw in my advice and hopefully not contribute to any unwanted noise with the massive amounts of Comic-Con information flying around. This is my fourth year going…

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Filmmaking Update – It’s Time to Get Moving!

I spent some time recently reflecting on the progress I’ve made so far since my last post and on the surface it seems like I haven’t really been up to much.  I haven’t created anything tangible, no videos, screenplays, scripts or doodles, but I have this feeling that my mindset,…

In: Film Filmmaking

Remember When Quarters Weren’t Just For Laundry and Parking?

Remember those days when you would run home from school and bust through the door to your room like a crazed madman looking for treasure?  Only the treasure that you were looking for was in the form of shiny round pieces also known as quarters.  After you found a few,…

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