Monthly Archives: June 2013

MOVIE REVIEW: TO THE FOURTH POWER (2013)

To the 4th PowerTO THE FOURTH POWER (2013) – This film may be the sleeper hit of the year. You’d think it would be impossible to do something creative with the mock documentary format at this point but To The Fourth Power proves to be a thought-provoking and inventive piece set “just a few years from now”.

The movie depicts a near future in which the Continue reading

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COOL NAMED TEAM: NORTHWEST COLLEGE

Northwest College TrappersNORTHWEST COLLEGE TRAPPERS

Location: Powell, WY

Conference Affiliation: American Frontier Conference

Comment: “Your future, our focus” is the motto for this excellent institution in Wyoming. Not only does NWC boast a Continue reading

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ANCIENT ALIENS CAPTIONING FUN

"Why, yes I DID just drive here in a convertible with the top down. How did you guess?"

“Why, yes I DID just drive here in a convertible with the top down. How did you guess?”

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MINKA: BALLADEER’S BLOG INTERVIEWS A 21ST CENTURY LOVE GODDESS

Minka2With some stars one name says it all: Cher … Madonna … Minka. This resoundingly beautiful lady has a reputation as THE most exquisite sight in her home of Las Vegas, and that’s no minor accomplishment. Minka is one of the legends of erotic performance art and has appeared on virtually every major talk show in several countries.

This divine lady dances with the same athletic grace she showed as a tennis player in South Korea years ago and is known far and wide for being as charming and affable as she is gorgeous. Recently Minka granted this interview to Balladeer’s Blog. And men and women who can’t get enough of this 21st Century Love Goddess read on for ways of getting your own Minka merchandise!  

Balladeer’s Blog: So, how many languages do you speak?

Minka: I speak two languages, Korean and English.

BB: Did you enjoy Continue reading

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PART 2 OF A LOOK AT ALL 59 SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

 In keeping with the overall theme here at Balladeer’s Blog here is part two of my look at ALL the signers of the Declaration of Independence, not just the big names. Even when dealing with the big names I try to throw in lesser- known bits of information rather than go down the same old roads with them.

At any rate here’s hoping you have a happy independence day and that this makes some nice holiday reading material for all of you out there!

FOR PART ONE CLICK HERE: https://glitternight.com/2012/07/03/sacred-honor-quick-facts-about-the-signers-of-the-declaration-of-independence/ 

NEW YORK –

1. William Floyd – Prior to being sent to the 2nd Continental Congress in 1776 Floyd was a Militia General who, earlier in the year, had led New York troops in successfully driving off British forces in the Battle of Gardiner’s Bay on Long Island.   ###   2. Francis Lewis – During the war his Continue reading

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WNBA STANDINGS

Minnesota Lynx logoWESTERN CONFERENCE – 1. MINNESOTA LYNX (6-2)    ###    2. LOS ANGELES SPARKS (5-2)    ###    3. SEATTLE STORM (4-4)     ###    4. PHOENIX MERCURY (4-4)    ###    5. SAN ANTONIO SILVER STARS (3-5)    ###    6. TULSA SHOCK Continue reading

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SACRED HONOR: LOOKING AT ALL 59 SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

The big names among the signers of the Declaration of Independence get all the attention they need, so Balladeer’s Blog will be spreading the love to ALL the signers in this article. And for a look at Revolutionary War battles PRIOR to July 4th, 1776 click here: https://glitternight.com/2012/07/01/before-the-fourth-revolutionary-war-battles-before-independence-day/

CONNECTICUT –

1. Samuel Huntington – Served as president of the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1781. After the war served as Connecticut’s Chief Justice and then Governor.   ###   2. Roger Sherman – In addition to signing the Declaration he also signed the Articles of Association, the Articles of Confederation AND the U.S. Constitution.   ###   3. William Williams – Used his own money to finance various Connecticut Militia units and allowed American and later French troops to quarter in his home.   ###   4. Oliver Wolcott – Went on to serve as a Major General and led his forces against British Loyalists who were launching raids along the Connecticut Coastline. He also Continue reading

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THE TWELVE COOLEST TEAM NAMES IN WNBA HISTORY

With the WNBA season well underway what better time for a look at the coolest team names in the league’s history. This list will include franchises that folded along with teams that are still active.

Comets

Comets

12. HOUSTON COMETS

Established: 1997

Comment: The Comets were one of the Original Eight WNBA franchises and were the league’s very first dynasty. The Comets won the WNBA championship for the first four years of the league’s existence. To put that in perspective not even the NBA’s Jordan/Pippin Bulls or Kobe/Shaq Lakers were able to win four titles in a row. Continue reading

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ASA COLLEGE AVENGER MOVES ON TO THE NFL

Avengers

Avengers

The ASA College Avengers football team has only been around for a handful of years but last year made their first Bowl appearance and now they’ve already gotten their first player into the NFL!

Gilbert Pena, standout defensive lineman for the Avengers, was signed as an undrafted free agent by the storied Green Bay Packers franchise. Pena is a Yonkers, NY native and delayed the start of his college career by 4 years to care for his mother as she battled cancer.

Gilbert was an impact player for Head Coach Dennis Orlando’s ASA College team and earned all-conference honors after a Continue reading

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BALLADEER’S BLOG TURNS THREE YEARS OLD TODAY!

Casey and SaRennaHas it really been three years since all this started? Happy Birthday to Balladeer’s Blog! One of the highlights of the past twelve months was this nice November shoutout from Casey James (left) and SaRenna Lee, two incredibly beautiful and creative ladies who have impeccable taste in blogs. Since this shoutout Casey has been making appearances here as Balladeer’s Blog’s Official Movie Hostess, too! For more of Casey and SaRenna Continue reading

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