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abdelwahab-hammoudi's picture
Aug.12.2009
The hero is an entrepreneur 'Ever since I was a young boy growing up in the popular area of my town, in Eastern Algeria, I have always had a fascination with the Neighborhood Movie Theater.  All those wonderful movies, westerns, actions films, romance, comedies, war films, grasped my attention from...
brenda-webster's picture
Aug.12.2009
                                    Muriel Gardiner: Hero Muriel Gardiner was a close family friend. We shared a large house and farm outside of Princeton with her, her daughter Connie and her husband Joe who had gotten out of a French interment camp after heading the Austrian resistance. Her own...
laura-elvebak's picture
Aug.12.2009
Niki Alexander had to fight for everything she achieved in life. Her college education was cut short when her father stabbed a member of the Mexican Mafia and they had to run for their lives. After her father went to trial and was released because no one showed up to prosecute, they left California...
michele-chaboudy's picture
Aug.12.2009
I'm joining the entire Red Room community in writing a short blog post on this week's topic: "Heroes." The form and the content of the blog entry are open to personal interpretation; whether this topic calls to mind a real-life hero, a fictional character, or something else altogether, we...
david-moolten's picture
Aug.12.2009
This is my first blog post, but I'll begin in medias res--on the road, as it were, into new artistic terrain... A few days ago, I uploaded my first video to Youtube, a simple slideshow movie** utilizing mostly public domain images, either as found or after I’d manipulated them.    The provocation...
charles-purdy's picture
Aug.12.2009
I'm joining the entire Red Room community in writing a short blog post on this week's topic: "Heroes." The form and the content of the blog entry are open to personal interpretation; whether this topic calls to mind a real-life hero, a fictional character, or something else altogether, we...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Aug.12.2009
You'd think it would be an obscure question, something one is not often asked.  And yet, I've been confronted with the question "Who is your hero?" or "Who are your heroes or role models or inspirations?" everywhere from my job interview at Diablo Valley College to the blank...
phyllis-zimbler-miller's picture
Aug.12.2009
The "received from on high" wisdom in Hollywood is that action/adventure films with a female protagonist don't do well at the box office.  Of course, this requires discounting the ones that have done well and highlighting the ones that haven't.  Plus, as there are so few recent films...
mary-wilkinson's picture
Aug.12.2009
How marvellous it would be to be deemed a hero. Someone admired for his or her outstanding achievements, even to have superhuman qualities that the common man does not possess. The clear definition of a hero. But is that really being a hero? Is it heroic? I am not so sure. Can't a hero be someone...
wendy-braitman's picture
Aug.12.2009
Hazel Bishop had no time for marriage. For years she pulled double duty, as a chemist by day, developing aviation fuel, while in the evenings, cooking up recipes in search of the world’s first smudge-proof lipstick. After 300 trials in her tiny home kitchen, she landed on the perfect formula. In...