“Skate like a bat outta hell”

Hey everyone, we just released Skateboard Bandits on YouTube and Vimeo.

It’s a 12 minute character-driven thriller about a band of skateboarders who conspire to take revenge into their own hands – the second time around – and risk life and limb to rob a bank. We filmed all 18 scenes in one day, throughout the streets of LA.

Looking forward to releasing my next short narrative, Zen Diaries: The Lockdown, coming this November.

Peace – R

Skateboard Bandits – Coming Soon!

Hey everyone, I just completed my first scripted narrative short, Skateboard Bandits, soon to be released in September.

It’s a 12 minute character-driven thriller about a band of skateboarders who take revenge into their own hands – the second time around – and risk life and limb to rob a bank.

Super excited to finish another film project on-time and on-budget. It took 90 days and cost $1000 from start to finish. For my next production, I look forward to releasing a “Boulevard Zen” short film spin-off, exactly ten years since the 2009 premiere of my first film.

For more information please contact me at: info@twostrikehitter.com

Have an awesome day and always remember…get your workout in! Peace – R

Tola Talks Rude Shoppers & The Theory of Everything

Tola Talks about Sarah Silverman, Bette Midler, Richard Pryor (RIP), Woody Allen, Cyber Monday, NFL Football, Sherlock Holmes and Michael Jackson’s best selling album of all-time, Thriller. On Movie Mondays, Rich reviews The Theory of Everything with Eddie Redmayne & Felicity Jones and talks about how anything is possible, plus gives the Get Your S#!T Together Award to all the rude and disrespectful holiday shoppers out there.

Weekdays on youtube.com/tolatalks.

Tola Talks Movie Mondays & McConaughey’s Interstellar

 

Tola Talks about Pizza Hut rebooting itself for a new generation of pizza eaters, cyber-hackers targeting the US Postal Service, comet chasing space craft aiming for a first-ever touchdown, fearless Frenchmen setting world records on a bicycle, and the three best 30 minute treks in Los Angeles. On Movie Mondays, Rich also reviews the Matthew McConaughey apocalyptic space thriller, Interstellar, plus gives the Get Your SH!T Together Award to a bovine rustler who purchased a 150 pound calf at a gas station in Southern California. 

Watch weekdays on youtube.com/tolatalks.

Movie Mondays Interstellar

Tola Talks Movie Mondays & Jake Gyllenhaal’s Nightcrawler

 

Tola Talks about Death with Dignity & physician assisted suicide, the $4 Billion spent on midterm elections & Dark Money Groups, the Windy City & blindfolded tightrope walks between Chicago skyscrapers, the new World Trade Center in NYC & America’s tallest building, plus the Get Your S#!T Together Award to a dead whale surfing idiot in Australia. On Movie Mondays, Rich also introduces a new segment called What’s Your ATA? (Ask Tola Anything), and reviews the new Jack Gyllenhaal psycho-thriller, Nightcrawler.

Watch weekdays on youtube.com/tolatalks.

Tola Talks' Rich Tola getting ready for Movie Mondays & Jack Gyllenhaal's new film, Nightcrawler.
Tola Talks’ Rich Tola getting ready for Movie Mondays & Jack Gyllenhaal’s new psycho-thriller, Nightcrawler.

Tola Talks Movie Mondays & Keanu Reeves’ John Wick


Tola Talks about High School students & terror in Washington, disappearing Dads & stadium searches, NFL rookies & stupid mistakes, plus new Alcoholism applications and simple mind tricks to get the most out of your workout. On Movie Mondays, Rich and guest co-host Troy Titus-Adams also review the new Keanu Reeves action-thriller, John Wick. 

Weekdays on youtube.com/tolatalks.

MovieMondays

Tola Talks w/ Author & Past Life Specialist Noreh Millar


Tola Talks past life flashbacks, deadly viruses, sex clubs in NYC and the new detective-mystery novel, Detour on the Road Home. On Throwback Thursdays, Rich interviews Author Noreh Millar…who also takes us back to her version of 1942 and her latest detective-mystery novel, Detour on the Road Home. Watch weekdays on youtube.com/tolatalks.

Tola Talks' Rich Tola with Author and Past Life Specialist, Noreh Millar.
Tola Talks’ Rich Tola with Author and Past Life Specialist, Noreh Millar.

Remember “the Eighties”?

Who can forget “the Eighties”, right?  Ronald Reagan and the end of the Cold War, Nancy Reagan’s Just Say No to drugs campaign, Dallas, Dynasty, Seinfeld and Miami Vice, Pac-Man and Nintendo, the Walkman and the Boombox, the arrival of Halley’s Comet, the Mount St. Helens eruption, MTV, Madonna and Michael Jackson’s Thriller, the Yugo and the DeLorean, “Big hair” and Ray-Bans, the Cabbage Patch Doll, famine in Ethiopia and the Live Aid concert, the Chernobyl diaster, the Lockerbie disaster, the Bhopal diaster, the Tiananmen Square protests, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the NASA Space Shuttle Challenger’s disintegration, the Exon Valdez spill, the beginning of the AIDS pandemic, the Apple Mackintosh, Wayne Gretsky, Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, Donald Trump and Michael Milken, Chariots of Fire, Platoon, Top Gun, The Breakfast Club, Rain ManTerms of Endearment, Beverly Hills Cop, The Terminator, Die Hard and Rambo, the death of Bob Marley, and the assassination of The Beatles John Lennon, Egyptian president Anwar Sadat, Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, and Marvin Gaye. For those of us who experienced the go-go Eighties, it was quite a decade.  Now it’s time to enter the Fat Burning Eighties, i.e., today marks our 80th consecutive 5 Minute Fat Burning Workout.  So enjoy today’s Killer Kalves as we reminisce about the Eighties.  – R