Surely you have seen it…the heroes of a movie walking slowly toward the screen.
Remember The Right Stuff? Remember how the astronauts, wearing their space suits, walked slowly through the steam?
Remember the scene in the 2005 movie Kicking and Screaming where Will Ferrell and his young soccer team, covered in blood after a day at the butcher shop, walked onto the field? They walked slowly, of course, and scared the other team into forfeiting.
Whenever want to make an on-screen impression that says, “I’m bad and I mean business,” walk toward the camera in slow motion. It never fails.
Oh! I almost forgot! You’ve also got to have some cool music with some punch and a good bass riff as a background track. Fortunately for me, iMovie had one I could use 😉
That’s why today’s Monday Monkey, the 1st one of 2014, kicks “beehind” (Baptist dirty word) and takes names.
It has been a really long while since I made a video with Mr. Monkey. The last one was in March!
No wonder the world has been going crazy.
So, after a long day at church, then painting cabinet doors for a neighbor, I got into bed. That’s when it hit me – make a video.
I made the whole thing (except for the music) while laying (lying?) on my back. My wife never noticed – thank goodness.
Have a great Monday!
P.S. Do I have any fans in Charleston, S.C.?
Last week it was 20,000 views.
This week it is our
And, to beat all, the 300th post on The Recovering Legalist is not going to be serious or controversial, but fun and educational. It’s a Monday Monkey video!
This week my family and I went out of town for a couple of days. We went to Huntsville and Decatur, Alabama. While in Decatur we stayed at the Marriott Courtyard and had a half tank of gasoline stolen, ate barbecue, went to my old employer’s bug museum, and tried to work on several papers that need to be completed before week’s end.
Hey, for the record, I normally use iMovie to do my video, but then end of this video features a piece done on the Socialcam app.
Also, here’s a shout out and hello to Gage, a little boy we met in Cook’s Natural Science Museum. He was brave enough to have his picture made with a weird man and a monkey, but his little brother chickened out. And also for the record, his mom gave us permission to take the picture. Thank’s to the mom and granny persons 🙂
Also, on our way home, we drove by the U. S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
Can you believe this is the 20th episode of Monday Monkey?!
Woo Hoo! Let’s go swing from a tree! Or a light fixture. Anyone have cake? A card with money?
Anyway, I have been under a lot of deadlines, so I apologize for no video over the last few weeks. This one was just thrown together, though. I knew I had to post something, or my fans might seek other monkeys on Monday. Wouldn’t that be a shame?