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Submariners - Feature Documentary Movie - WGNS Radio Show World Premiere

Submariners – Feature Documentary Movie – WGNS Radio Show World Premiere

Submariners: The Men Of The Silent Service – the original feature documentary movie IN THEATERS NOW – CLICK HERE for an article about the theatrical premiere A link to the on demand radio show – The Truman Show on WGNS SUBMARINERS Feature Documentary Dr Bill Ford – Jim Sandman – US Navy Submarine Service – […]

The Future ? Jane ~ Stop This Crazy Thing !!! Technology is Wonderful, but People Embrace the Familiar.

The Future ? Jane ~ Stop This Crazy Thing !!! Technology is Wonderful, but People Embrace the Familiar.

During the CBS Late Late Show, host Craig Ferguson sings the line during the opening theme song … … “Tomorrow’s just your future yesterday.” Devo encouraged … … “Duty now for the future.” I agree with George Jetson … … “Stop this crazy thing!” But of course this is all intended by me to get […]

A 1971 Time Machine ~ I Remembered the Theme Song but Not the Show

A 1971 Time Machine ~ I Remembered the Theme Song but Not the Show

A song can be powerful. Sometimes it is like a time machine. There I was, listening to a mix of “Martini Music” … I have to explain – “Martini Music” is a type of music (not really a genre but it kinda is) that represents a certain type of mood and style. Usually found in […]

Enjoying the Anamorphic Bliss ...

Enjoying the Anamorphic Bliss …

It seems like only yesterday that all the movie channels were showing standard definition 4×3 “pan and scan” edits on high definition channels. It was so very annoying ! TV screen crops are like watching a baseball game through a knot hole in the back field fence ! Yet – what I am always after […]

Reflections of a Sonic Journey - Discovering Vinyl Records

Reflections of a Sonic Journey – Discovering Vinyl Records

I “caught” my young daughter eying the crates of vinyl stacked in my production office. We began to share these old recordings and I was pleased to see she was digging the music. It reminded me of discovering a box of LPs and 45s when I was even younger than she is from my mom’s […]

Block And Tackle - A Story of Honor and Fair Play

Block And Tackle – A Story of Honor and Fair Play

“Block And Tackle” – A Story of Honor and Fair Play by Tony Rollo “Let common sense and common honesty have fair play, and they will soon set things to rights.” – Thomas Jefferson Deep in the South a baby was born. This wasn’t an ordinary baby, this was a 14 pound hammer knocker that […]

My View

My View

Style? Mood? Emotion? I feel there is a combination of three basic elements that effect style, mood and emotion. Whether it is a film, stage production or even a gallery showing. These three elements are light, color and sound. To evoke an experience with the audience, all three must coincide properly. If one grasps the […]

Tony Rollo Articles and Essays

Tony Rollo Articles and Essays

Entertaining and Enlightening Articles / Creative and Original Essays Sometimes a fleeting thought and story comes to mind. It can be from an experience, a dream or from my muse. And it must be written down and shared somehow. So that is what this section is all about. A collection of short stories, ideas and […]

English Is My Second Language - An Essay from 2008

English Is My Second Language – An Essay from 2008

  God bless the software geeks! It has been the recent goal of my family to simplify everything we do in our life, work to be more efficient with our time and get in a little fun every day. I am thankful for the modern tools to be able to do so. It is my […]