One Year in Los Angeles

One year. It’s been one year since I moved out west. Okay, so truth be told, I moved into my first apartment on November 8th but I’d rather not be linked to that day for obvious reasons. No, November 6th was the first day I laid my head down in California.

I’d beaten the dead horse ad-nauseam in regards to my unhappiness living in Maine (and after… AND AFTER) but it was on this day last year that I finally began my new life propelled by positivity.

It appears that late October/ early November is a time of great change for me. Four years ago, I was shooting The Tale of the Three Brothers and simultaneously realizing that my marriage was over. Two years ago, I quit my longtime job at EMMC and began at Verizon. And last year, I moved across the country in pursuit of my future.

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82- The FINAL EPISODE

Jamie blows the whole podcast to smithereens. Find out why.

==Timestamps==  

BOOM (Starts at 00:00)

Plugs and Close– (4:09) 

*Links down below!

Download us on iTunes.

Now on Stitcher!

Follow us on Twitter! @NQHPod

On Instagram– Jamie | Alex | Tim

Visit Jamie’s blog at GuyOnAWire. Here’s the #52PickUp I mentioned!

We Need Movies.

==LINKS==

Jamie on Nostalgia Be Damned

Nostalgia Be Damned Crew ON Episode 72!

Jamie on Growing Up Gaming

Jamie on Average Joe’s Drive-In Podcast

This was my next #52PickUp:

Steel opening scene

Steel Trailer

Listen here.


-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

Isolated in a World Full of Lonely People

Dedicated to Wes.

I just found out that I lost a friend I had grown to know very well over the past three years to suicide. We worked together on a few shorts in Maine and he always seemed happy (well, as much as any of us anyway). He had recently been taking care of himself; eating right, working out, and working towards his goals. But in the end, his thoughts were too much for him to contain and he took action albeit in the wrong direction.

I’m devastated not only because we lost him but sad that we feel so isolated in a world full of lonely people. If only we could get together more, talk more frequently, and learn to break away from feeling ashamed to reach out then this wouldn’t happen as often as it does. Continue reading

#ConTENders for My Top Ten of 2017 (so far)

I’ve been slacking. I’ll be the first to admit it. I meant to make an individual post about each film I had thought had a chance to make my Top Ten list of 2017 and between work and other projects, I have let you, fine readers, down.

In an effort to make it up to you, here are the films that may very well make my Top Ten list this year that don’t have their own post. For the previously posted see–  Split | Get Out | Logan | Kong: Skull Island |

Wow, I didn’t post that many, did I? I hope you all didn’t think that I hadn’t seen any more great films! I will continue posting #ConTENders with the jam-packed fall and winter as scheduled. So stay tuned for that. Continue reading

Rediscovering You

Today, I was reminded that in life, we all need that certain “Je nais se quoi;” the element of our lives that centers us– one returns us to true ourselves.

For many, this form of zen is yoga. For some, hiking comes to mind. Swimming. Biking. Walking a dog. There are many ways in which we can calm ourselves and get in touch with nature and our bodies. My method is gardening. There is nothing quite like the feeling of getting close to the Earth and interacting with soil, whilst nurturing living things during the course of their entire lives. It is truly unlike anything else I can do– Well, except for writing.

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