posted on Jun, 13 2010 @ 02:46 AM
I'd like to take the time to apologize for my first post, not for what I was trying to say, but certainly for the way that I said it. I just reread
it and it was crude, harsh, and no one deserved that. As well, I would like to also apologize for only stating “The Bad” and not the “The
Good”. So now, I will endeavor to give the overwhelming praise that I can for the true merits that I saw in the broadcast. I am not trying to kiss
butt. That's not me. But you deserve from me twice as much of the good as the bad and so I will honor that obligation with sincerity. I have re
watched the broadcast to reaffirm “The Good.”
1. The intro was fantastic. The skyward angle of the camera was a great way to “Look up to the Stars”. The starry night background with the
flashing lights was also a great choice. It was a subtle, but excitement inducing effect reminiscent of the old time movie premiers. The city scape
rust colors building graphics contrasted well with the green text and flowers motion graphics. The blown out overlay over the the mug shots of the
hosts blended well with the halo effect of the entire opening title graphic display. Great job. The intro music tempo and clarity was flawlessly timed
with the motion of the graphical transitions.
2. Ashley's opening and introduction was energetic, well articulated, and cleverly animated. Her presence on camera is reminiscent of the fiery,
intelligent spunk of Marisa Tomei mixed with the grace and dignity of Ingrid Bergman.
3. Julie's poise and sincerity on camera is like a beacon of refreshing motherly warmth. Her British accent, beautiful smile, and calming style would
immediately disarm the most angry and treacherous of beasts.
4. Together, they both work wonderfully off of each other. While at first seeming possibly subdued, Julie can fire up a heated protest at a moments
notice that takes charge of the attention. As well, Ashley seems more aggressive at first, yet in a flash, she can tone down her response and let her
partner lead if she so chooses. It is the grace of God and the method of the internet itself that has enabled the pairing of such a wonderfully
adaptable and friendly team. While realizing that they are perhaps miles apart from one another in this broadcast, they are both obviously, “On the
5. I enjoyed Ashley and Julie's use of “Talking with your hands” in discussing the topics. It was completely natural and added to the excitement
of the dialog. Body language is a great, and natural, way to emphasis your point. Every truly great speaker is not afraid to utilize this wonderful
and natural essence of human communication when speaking in public. Good Job. It is refreshing, and a joy to see the passion in your voice animated in
your body language.
6. Your history as conspiracy theorists was wonderfully evident in the stress points of your speech and mannerisms. When speaking about BP your eyes
squinted in disgust and it was wonderful. When speaking words like “shenanigans” and “E-nough” you delivered a pointed amount of stress upon
these words thus highlighting to the viewers what you truly feel about the topic, and in response, how we as viewers should feel as well. Nicely
7. I thank you for changing your attire when switching back and forth between announcers. The tricks of the rock stars are not lost upon you, well
done. You are attractive and personable. Knowing that the topic can get dry at times, you spiced it up by altering the landscape of the attire. You
also smartly did not alter your jewelry or hairstyle, instinctively and consciously understanding that your face and neckline should remain
recognizable from shot to shot as that is where the viewer will want to see immediate familiarity in a single broadcast.
8. Thank you for being tasteful and graceful, yet hip, in your presence and dress. While calling yourselves “The Chicks” you demonstrate the good
morals of a loving mother and friend. I would gladly approve of having children across the world follow your good example of how to be sexy, smart,
and demure without compromising morality and decency. I am proud of you and I personally thank you. We need more who lead as you do.
9. Thank you for not editing out small tongue tying mistakes and hesitations in speech. Perfection is a lie and you rightly and boldly are
demonstrating the true deep, and most important of convictions, that life itself is not perfect and it matters not how we fail, but how we persevere
through whatever failures come our way. This is what truly matters. This one deep conviction of truth that you both have demonstrated is worth all the
tea in china to someone like me who understands just how important what we do is over what we say. Christ said, “You will know them by their
deeds.” and in this one broadcast of deeds you have shown honesty, integrity, and perseverance. You have demonstrated yourselves to be of the
In conclusion, I thank you for your efforts most sincerely and I hope that you recognize the honesty of my praises and take them to heart. Please
persevere and grow in your endeavors for we need all the good and truth that we can get in this life. As the Bible says...
(Isaiah 42:6-7) "I, the LORD, have called You in righteousness, And will hold Your hand; I will keep You and give You as a covenant to the people, As
a light to the Gentiles, To open blind eyes, To bring out prisoners from the prison, Those who sit in darkness from the prison house.
[edit on 13-6-2010 by Hot_Wings]