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Ryan Seacrest: A Jack Of All Trades

Being multi-faceted has its benefits. By not ever just focusing one strength or ability people can learn to be more unpredictable and have more opportunities. If a person can work in multiple fields they will never be bored and will always have something to work towards. Being a jack of all trades has given many famous people the success they have, and it is a valuable way to increase the stock of a person. Someone that has taken advantage of this to this fullest is smart man Ryan Seacrest.

Ryan Seacrest is a television and radio show host. Also, in recent years has become TV producer. This man has been around since the late 90’s and has reinvented and reinvested into himself multiple times to do multiple things. He was born on December 24, 1974 in Atlanta Georgia. As a young man he attended Dunwoody High School and college he went to the University of Georgia. He left at 19 to make his way in the world. Ryan Seacrest went to Hollywood to seek opportunities and soon he got them.

Beginning in 1993 he hosted a whole slew of tv shows that got him exposure and that showcased his skills as a TV host. He hosted kids shows and adult shows alike and soon got better opportunities. His big break came when he started hosting the show American Idol. This show became highly successful and ran for many years. The show got Ryan Seacrest an Emmy award for his hosting. This show made him a house hold name and extended his career. In 2004 h started hosting as a radio show personality in Los Angeles. This is something that he always wanted to do and had experience from his early years of doing it. The show was for kids and also became successful. Later down the line he started experimenting as a television producer. One of these shows was E! news which is one of the bigger shows on the E! network.

Ryan Seacrest has taken advantage of opportunities in many fields and it has paid off phenomenally for him. It just goes to show what a man can do when he is motivated for success and open minded. He is what a lot of people should be trying to model their success after. Get in touch with Ryan Seacrest on Facebook.

Alex Pall And The Interesting Life He Has Led With His Band, The Chainsmokers

They say that life can take you on some strange turns. Alex Pall knows that for a fact, simply because he has lived it personally. Before he formed his band, The Chainsmokers, he was an individual with a passion for being a DJ. He could have continued down that path and generated a nice side income from it. However, he also knew that he had a strong interest in dance music and he wanted to give a career in that medium a try. However, these activities (and the formation of The Chainsmokers) wouldn’t really come to fruition until he met his now-good friend Andrew Taggart. Andrew had moved to new york from Maine, and Alex loved his enthusiasm so much that he literally quit his job and that is how the band was formed.

One of the things that Alex Pall was very observant about would be in watching who was doing well in the dance music scene in New York City and who was not doing so well. In those powers of observation, Alex was lucky enough to find a kindred spirit in his friend Andrew.

Needless to say, he and his friend embarked on a journey of self-discovery. They would work constantly together. The fact that they did not treat this as a hobby, but as a job meant that they covered much more ground together than they would have apart.

The other fact that makes them a great team would be the remarkable ideas they have together. When they are working on an album, they love that they have the ability to bounce ideas off of each other. They also love the fact they have the privilege of seeing the album built from the ground up.

Finally, the fact that they have built enough of a following in New York City to encourage and work with other artists is definitely a breakthrough. For example, they both noted how it was an extremely enriching experience to be able to work with the local New York artist Halsey. Like them, the more they got to know her the more they realize they were birds of the same feather. That spirit of independence has served them well within the New York music scene, and it’s one of the main reasons why they continue to grow in popularity.

Lawrence Bender Helps Unleash Kill Bill Vol. 1

Quentin Tarantino owes much of his success to Lawrence Bender. As the producer or executive producer, Bender helped Tarantino realize his vision for several hit movies. Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, and Jackie Brown are three films that can be called combination Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender movies. Of all their works, the Kill Bill films may be the most popular. The unforgettable action sequences of Kill Bill Vol. 1 certainly helped that film become a hit.

Kill Bill Vol. 1 can’t be called a surprise or unexpected hit. The trailers for the film presented Umma Thurman in an awesome role amidst equally-awesome fight scenes. Despite opening the same weekend as The Punisher, Kill Bill Vol. 1 did exceptionally well at the box office and proved to be a global hit. It is one of the top-grossing films on the list of Lawrence Bender movies.

Kill Bill Vol. 1 definitely stood out as unique from the scores of other action films made at the time. The film, however, isn’t as completely original as people think. Serious fans of martial arts cinema know about the inspiration for the film.

Kill Bill Vol. 1 borrows heavily from a classic Japanese martial arts film titled Lady Snowblood. In fact, the title theme song to Lady Snowblood finds its way to the soundtrack. Kill Bill Vol. 1 isn’t a rip-off of Lady Snowblood, but several homages to the classic 1972 film do find their way into the screenplay. The end result is an exciting mix of classic martial arts cinema with the modern action genre.

Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 might not be the final films featuring Thurman’s character of The Bride. Lawrence Bender’s impressive IMDB bio shows Kill Bill Vol. 3 as being in development.

Lawrence Bender: The Visionary Producer Behind Tarantino’s Masterpieces

Lawrence Bender isn’t exactly a household name, but many moviegoers would certainly recognize a lot of the titles in his filmography. Bender, born in 1957 in the Bronx borough of New York City, has been the producing force behind nearly all of Quentin Tarantino’s worldwide smash hits, including Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, and Inglourious basterds Volumes 1 and 2. He was raised in New Jersey after being born in New York, and throughout his long and illustrious career has been nominated three times for the Best Picture Academy Award. Not bad for a producer who originally set out to be a dancer!

Many movie enthusiasts will have their own favorites out of his oeuvre of cinematic works of art, but in the opinion of this writer, none of the movies he’s made since Reservoir Dogs has had the style and urgency of that incredible piece of moviemaking. Reservoir Dogs is Tarantino at his absolute best: the jazz-like pitter patter of the movie’s script, the tension that seeps into every nook and cranny of the “hideout” warehouse, and the relationships that form and fray between the characters. Utilizing his star-studded cast at the height of each of their powers, Tarantino weaves a thoroughly unpredictable and taut thriller that nonetheless brings belly laughs from unexpected scenes.

The genius of the movie comes largely from its spare nature. There are few big budget explosions or chase scenes (in fact, the movie only cost just over $1 million to make) but Tarantino still wrings out every bit of pathos and excitement out of his limited means. Bender’s vision in aligning himself with a master artist like Tarantino was a stroke of genius for the noted producer, and it set him on a path to worldwide renown, success and wealth. Now into his 60s, Lawrence Bender shows no signs of slowing his pace — not that he needs to keep working! But in the opinion of many, the third movie (and first Tarantino work) he ever produced will always stand as his greatest achievement in the world of film. Surely he wouldn’t be too upset by that!