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Why Hasn’t Hollywood Embraced The Electric Car?

August 22nd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

From James Dean’s Mercury coupe in Rebel Without a Cause to Burt Reynolds’s Trans Am in Smokey and the Bandit to Jason Statham’s McLaren in the new Fast and Furious film, cars have been stars in many a Hollywood classic. However, as a recent Bloomberg article points out, electric cars are still waiting for their big-screen breakthrough


What Do Elon Musk, Frodo Baggins, & Luke Skywalker Share In Common?

June 29th, 2019 | by Steve Bakker

After reserving a Model 3, I streamed every video about Tesla and Elon Musk I could get my hands on. As the information regarding Mr. Musk's background and career came streaming in, it suddenly dawned on me that the man had completed the classical tale of "The Hero’s Journey." Are you familiar with the myth? If you don’t think you are, you actually are. You just haven’t gotten around to reading any Joseph Campbell and putting a name to it. If that is the case, may I fill you in on the myth and how well Elon fits into it


Captain Planet, He’s Our Hero!

July 25th, 2011 | by Daniel

Ask me about some of my favorite activities during my childhood and you’ll hear me speak of PlayStation, Racing and Cartoons. There are not many things that make me feel young now (sadly) but when I talk about some of my old favorite cartoons, that spark of youth still comes to my eyes; especially when you speak of…wait for it… Captain Planet. At the drop of a dime, I can still sing every word to the theme song with fervency and you don’t have to dare me. Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined that I would live to see the day that a Captain Planet movie would be in production. The time has come, Captain Planet is coming and in live-action to boot



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