Category Archives: Entertaiment

Learn a new language by watching Netflix via The Verge

Improve your skills on your own, effectively and enjoyably, by watching films and series in the language you study. Build your listening comprehension with thousands of hours of authentic language in context. After installation, you will have additional features for … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Japanese Firework Illustrations Now Available for Free Download via Colossal

I love fireworks and I love vintage books and catalogs, so this is near-perfect find and yet another amazing collection to delve into. — Douglas   In the early 20th-century English fireworks company C.R. Brock and Company (now known as Brocks … Continue reading

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A Portrait of the Puppet Master as a Young Man via YouTube

Amazing puppets in this short Great Big Story video. I am always amazed at the power of puppets and how puppeteers can bring them to life even when they remain visible in controlling their creations. — Douglas   Puppets—they’re child’s … Continue reading

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My Los Angeles 43 – Bradbury Building, Downtown Los Angeles via Instagram

My Los Angeles 43 – Bradbury Building, Downtown Los Angeles  and Follow Me View this entire Downtown LA album on Flickr Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Learn more about Los Angeles with these books ††  * … Continue reading

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18 BOOM 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker and others | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries 18 BOOM 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker and other I have a smaller bluetooth speaker that I specifically was gifted for kitchen use. I love listening to podcasts and music while I cook and … Continue reading

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09 Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Dot | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries While I was intrigued by the Amazon Echo, I couldn’t really make a case for buying one. That said, when a friend offered me their Echo Dot, which they didn’t want, I quickly … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween: Listen to this LIVE adaptation of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Our friends, Keri Dearborn and Michael Lawshe just released their annual Halloween show, Ghosts of the Internet. This year it is a live recording of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, adapted by Keri Dearborn. If you listen, you might … Continue reading

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TV Worth Watching: The Doctor Blake Mysteries

TV Worth Watching: The Doctor Blake Mysteries Another in a long line of mystery shows I love, The Doctor Blake Mysteries comes from Australia. The show follows the life of Dr. Lucian Blake, recently returned to Australia after living — … Continue reading

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Physical Communication is Universal | Andy Dexterity | TEDxSydney [Video] via YouTube

A great presentation on sign language and the power it can bring to artistic expression and life in general. – Douglas Physical Communication is Universal | Andy Dexterity | TEDxSydney Subscribe to TedX Talks on YouTube Andy Dexterity offers a … Continue reading

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Ghost in the Shell Display at Weta Cave via Instagram

  Ghost in the Shell Display at Weta Cave Another great display at the West Cave in Miramar, New Zealand for this recent movie.  See this entire collection of photos on Flickr Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on … Continue reading

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Another troll at the Weta Cave via Instagram

Another troll at the Weta Cave Love the detail on all parts of this statue.   See this entire collection of photos on Flickr Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com … Continue reading

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Weta Cave has a bit of a troll problem via Instagram

  Weta Cave has a bit of a troll problem. Need to call in the Hobbit exterminators, I think😜 Great store, museum and tour though.  See this entire collection of photos on Flickr Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography … Continue reading

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The Making of ‘Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War’ – Weta Workshop [Video]

I have posted many photos of this exhibit from our recent trip to New Zealand and we found this “making of” video from when the exhibit originally opened in 2015. It gives some great insight into the creation of both … Continue reading

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Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories is the next great show from Netflix Japan via The Verge

I enjoyed Midnight Diner immensely and I recommend it to anyone I know who subscribes to Netflix. It’s in Japanese, with English subtitles, so you can’t just have it on in the background, but each 30 minute episode is worth … Continue reading

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On YouTube: Meaning Behind Camera Movement

How you move your camera colors and changes the meaning and emotion of the scene. Are you doing it on purpose or giving your audience accidental misdirection to how they should feel. — Douglas Watch YouTube: Meaning Behind Camera Movement … Continue reading

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