Author: Doriano

Mad Men Dream

One of the best TV show’s in history, Mad Men, is coming to an end next Sunday night (5/10/2015) which is very sad for me. I love this show because it was so well-written and showed so much about the creative process in the advertising world.…

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Lessons Learned from Game of Thrones

by Sir Doriano Carta AKA @Paisano Prop the door closed when you go to the privy Double check to make sure you’re not related to someone before becoming romantically involved Never mock dwarves or imps if you know what’s good for you Always take a knee…

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Public Lists

I’ve always loved making lists and checklists so I’m really happy about the new release of Wunderlist 3.0 which includes the ability to create and share public lists! Now to most people this is no big deal. We’ve been able to publish blog posts or share…

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We Won’t Leave it All in Our Heads

  I saw a trailer for a movie called “A Long Way Down” and I really loved the music it featured so I used Shazam to find out what the name of the song was but it couldn’t identify it. So I tried Soundhound and fortunately…

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Don’t Cry for Messi or Argentina

So the look on the faces of the Argentinian players wasn’t just exhaustion and sadness but also one of disbelief and shock. These guys were on a mission and truly believed they were going to become World Cup champions and nearly pulled it off if not…

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World Cup 2014

  The 2014 World Cup was a fantastic spectacle even though my two favorite teams (Italy & USA) didn’t go very far. My homeland Italy failed once again to get out of the group stage despite winning its first match vs England 2-1. They lost their…

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The Invisible Woman

“The Invisible Woman” (2013) is a splendid and heartbreaking story about Charles Dickens and his secret love affair with a young woman near the end of his life. Directed by Ralph Fiennes who stars as the great author in a powerful role. Felicity Jones as the…

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Life After Eat Pray Love

So many wonderful take-aways from this interview of +Elizabeth Gilbert!!! She openly shares everything about life before during and after the massive success of her #EatPrayLove  phenomenon. I knew she was funny and brilliant but never this much. Here are just some of the things I loved about this…

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Fair Weather Friends

I just wanted to share this rant I had with a friend from a big snowy city. They have a big heart but they have the same attitude most people have regarding the snow/ice storms that we have been dealing with. They scoff and mock how…

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The Men Who Built America

I never liked history and hated going to class to listen to the teacher drone on endlessly about all those boring dead people (usually dead white guys thanks to faulty history books). However, something has happened to me through the years where I’ve actually become a…

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