Insane Films: Filmmaker/Radio Host Usama Alshaibi at the Obama Rally (VloMo08-8)

I ran into Usama at the rally. Usama is an acclaimed filmmaker and his is also a radio host at the new Chicago Public Radio Station vocalo.org. He also used to work for Studs Terkel as his archivist and was even the subject of a chapter of one of Studs’ recent books.

Usama’s film Nice Bombs will be on The Sundance Channel later this month! Visit DanceHabibi for more info.

Insane Films: National Anthem (Vlomo08 Number 6)

This video is a perfect example of something I would never post if it weren’t VloMo.
Kim Stratton singing live from Grant Park just before Barack took to the stage on election night.
Vince Emanuelle talking outside of Grant Park before the rally on the same night.

Insane Films: The Precise Moment of Victory in Grant Park ( vlomo08 #5)

This is what happened when Wolf Blitzer announced Obama as the winner in Grant park just feet away from where Obama would later speak.

Insane Films: Urgent Message from Madge Weinstein (vlomo08 post 3)

I’m serious. Please watch this right away!

Insane Films: Madge Weinstein’s 2008 Election Plea

Madge emphatically endorses Obama and commands her audience to do the same.

Insane Films: Joseph Campbell and The Power of Myth Part 1 of 6 (The Hero’s Adventure)

This six hour miniseries has become one of the guiding forces of my life. Please watch it and be inspired to, in Joseph Cambell’s words, “follow your bliss.”

small ipod/iphone size download here