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2WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 EverDeamtofBecominaPinupIfyouhaveeverdreamtofposingasaclassicpinupofthe1950sasultryvixenofthe1930sor40soravampofthe1920sthenhereisyourchanceCelesteGiulianoPhotographyisafullservicestudiowherecustomvintagestyledportraitsarethespecialty.Overthelast6yearsmyteamandIhavetransformedover1000everydaywomanintosexypinupsWeofferthebestqualityandmostprofessionalpinupphotographyavailable.WhetheritsyourrsttimeposingoryouareaproinfrontofthecameraIcanhelpyoufeelcomfortablerelaxedandcondentasyouaretransformedintoaclassypinup.Allpackagesarecompletelycustomizedtocreateuniqueimagesthatreectyouoryourlovedonespersonalityandinterests.Thephotosareaperfectgiftforabirthdayweddinganniversaryorotherspecialoccasions.Theyarealsoafunanduniquewaytodocumentandcelebratemilestonebirthdaysreachingweightlossgoalspregnancypostpregnancyandnewrelationships.Plustheymakeyoufeelsexyandgiveyoutheopportunitytopamperyourselfforaday3WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 EDITORJaxTurynaPUBLISHERFrankMonahanDESIGNERMeredithHancockILLUSTRATORDeborahFitzGeraldPhotographersBobBullardDesignImagePhoto.comRichardBacchusPhotographywww.facebook.comrichardbac-chusphotographerHMPhotographywww.facebook.comdavid.moser.HMPhotographyCakePhotographyRemyDominguezcake.photographyONTHECOVERFLiPmCoverModelAmandaFLiPmCoverPhotographyHMPhotographywww.facebook.comdavid.moser.HMPhotographyletterfromtheeditorcredits...HiGuysThisMay2014editionofFLiPmisjustfullofwonderfulfeaturesandphotosallheretoinformandentertainyouWevegotanarticlefromourpublisherFrankMonahanonthehistoryofpin-upsandtheamazingcharityprojectthatFLiPissponsoringtoentertainourwoundedtroopsconnedtoVAHospitalswhiletheyheal.InadditionwehavemovieandplayreviewsfromTonyDeMauroareportontheupcomingNBAdraftfromJasonSchusterandourregularfeatureofDirtyJokesfromtheStaffatFLipmAndpleasedontletmeforgetthebeautifulmodelsthataregracingthiseditionCoverGirlAmandashotbytheamazingDavidMoserKatieRaeshotbyRichardBacchusandnallyLoriBethfromRemyDominguez.WhileIhaveyourattentionpleaseletmetellyouthatFLiPMagazineisbeingofferedinprintnowaswellaselectronicallyatwww.ipmagazine.net.Youcansubscribetoreceiveaprinteditionitsfreeandanoticewhentheelectronicversionisavailableatthesamewebsite.SopleasegoandsubscribetoFLiPMagazinetodayEnjoyyourMayissueofFLiPmJaxTurynaJaxTurynaFLiPmEditorPhotographybyMartyMcBride4WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 8101418222126245WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 6WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 7WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 BYFRANKMONAHANWhenIsaypin-upwhatcomestoyourmindWellitcouldbedifferentthingsfordifferentpeople.MostprobablythinkoftheWWIIplaneswithgirlspaintedontheside.Somemaythinkcalendargirlsorpostergirlshungintheirbedrooms.Stillotherscouldthinkofburlesquestars.Andallwouldberight.Pin-upartinAmericastartedintheearly20thcenturywithpaintings.Withtherebellious1920sreallykickingoffthedesireforpaintingsofscandalouswomen.Tolegitimizethisnewartforminachangingsocialatmospherepin-upartistswerecommissionedbymagazinestorecreatenewsstorieswheretheleadingladieswereseductivelydressedandposed.Thiswasacceptedinthemainstream.BythetimeofWWIIandthe1940severysoldierhadprintsofhisfavoriteleadingladyinhisrucksackandmanyplaneswereadornedwithpin-upartalsoknownasnoseartasagoodluckcharmandtoremindthemofhomewhileoverseas.Whentheboysdidcomehomepin-upwasinitsheydayandaroundthe1960spaintingsbegantogivewaytophotography.Playboywasabigdriveroflivemodelsinpin-upposes.Progressivelygettingmoreandmorescandalousastheyearswenton.Pin-uplostitspopularityinthe1970swhenvideocametoprominenceandoriginalpin-upartistsbegantoretire.Butpin-uphasrecentlyseenaresurgenceitneverreallywentawayinthe21stcenturyandisquietlygainingmomentum.FortheBoysPin-UpsfortheTroopsstrivestorecreatetheWWIIheydayofpin-upart.Bytakingthepaintingsoffamouspin-upartistGilElvgrenandre-creatingthemwithlivemodelstoday.Theoriginalpaintingsandnewphotographsaredisplayedside-by-sidewithgreatcare.StartedasapassionprojectIwasinspiredbymysonservingintheNavy.IwantedtogivethesoldiersbeingdeployedoverseasatasteofhomejustliketheWWIIvetshad.Soin2007Iproducedthe1stEditionofFortheBoysPin-UpsfortheTroopsandforeverycopysoldwegiftedacopytoasoldieroverseas.Over10000copieshavebeengiftedtodateNowin2014the2ndEditionofFortheBoysPin-UpsfortheTroopshasbeenreleased.ButsinceourboysarenowBrownBigelowInc.BrownBigelowInc.SteppingHighcominghomeslowlybutsurelyallgiftedcopieswillbesenttoVAHospitalsaroundthecountryforourwoundedvets.WechosetheVAHospitalsforaveryimportantreason.JustundertwoyearsagowereceivedaletterfromanurseservinginaVAHospitalinColorado.Acatatonicpatientwhohadnotspokentoanyoneformonthswasliterallyawakenedbyhisroommatescopyofour1stEditionbookhelovedpin-upartsomuchitsnappedhimoutofhiscondition.WehadtodomoretohelpWeveevenstartedorganizingcharitygolftournamentsaroundthecountrytohelpsupportthisprojectwithtwodatescomingupinNorthernVirginiaonJune6thand7thwww.ipmagazine.netgolf.TolearnmoreaboutFortheBoysPin-UpsfortheTroopsortogiftacopyyoucanvisitwww.forthetroopsonline.com.PhotobyTiffanyKrzywicki8WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 SendaPin-UpBooktoU.S.TroopsandVeteransallovertheworldorBuyOneforYourselfFindthisbookandmanyothersatwww.forthetroopsonline.comRegistertodayatwww.ipmagazine.comgolf9WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 AadaPhotographerHMPhotographyhttpswww.facebook.comdavid.moser.HMPhotography10WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 PhotographerHMPhotographyhttpswww.facebook.comdavid.moser.HMPhotographyAmandais23yearsoldandfromElizabethtownPA.Sheisaprofessionalfreelancemodelandalsoabikinicompetitorinvolvedininternationalbikiniteamevents.AmandaisacompetitivegureskaterfortheUnitedStatesFigureSkatingAssociationandalsoacertiedbasicskatingskillscoach.AmandaiscurrentlyabartenderatCeoltasIrishPubandClub20indowntownHarrisburgPAsofeelfreetostopinandseeherAmandawillonedayauditionforDisneyonIce.Amandaishardworkingoutgoingandeasytogetalongwith.Thefuturebelongstothosewhobelieveinthebeautyoftheirdreams.11WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 PhotographerHMPhotographyhttpswww.facebook.comdavid.moser.HMPhotography12WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 PhotographerHMPhotographyhttpswww.facebook.comdavid.moser.HMPhotography13WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 BYTONYDEMAUROTobefreeonemustgiveupapartofoneself......AndwiththatgirlyboyHanselSchmidtsealedhisfatetomarryhisloverSgtLutherRobinsontoescapeEastBerlinbutnotbeforeundergoingabotchedsexchangeoperationleavinghimwithnothingbutanangryinchwherehispenisusedtobeandhisvaginaneverwas.OnceinAmericaHanselnowcallinghimselfHedwigafterhismotherndshimselfdivorcedaloneandconfused.WhilebabysittingArmySergeantschildrenHedwigmeetsTommya17yearoldarmybratwithachiponhisshoulderandwonderinhiseyes.HedwiggoesontoteachTommyaboutrockandroll.ShebuyshimhisrstguitarandgiveshimhisnewRockStarname...TommyGnosis.AnamethatwillbethebaneofHedwigsexistenceasTommyleavesHedwigaftertakingallofthesongstheywrotetogetherandgoesontobethenexthugerockstarwhileHedwigisleftplayingsmallclubsintheshadowofthearenasofTommyssoldoutarenaperformances.Muchliketheclubweseehimintonight.Hedwigtellsushisstorythroughsongsandlyric.Heexposeshimselftousthroughhispainhislonelinesshisangerandhisheartbreakallthroughasarcasticallypainedsmile.Okenoughplotsummary.Nowontotherealquestions.DoesthealmightyTVfriendly90squeakycleanyesIamleavingouttheHaroldandKumarlmsNPHpullofftheedgyroleofHedwigandisitworthyourtimeandmoneytodragyourselfallthewaytoNYCtoseehiminthisshowTheanswertobothofthesequestionsisahighpitchedcrotchgrabbinghairmetalresoundingYESIhavebeenaHUGEHedwigandtheAngryInchfansinceIrstheardaboutitbackonitsoriginaloffBroadwayproductionbackin1999.InevermadeitouttoseetheoriginalruninNYCbutwhenitcametoBostonIattendeditthreetimes.IsawthemoviefourtimesinthetheaterandwatcheditcountlesstimesonDVD.Iwasalwaysintroducingittootherswhoinstantlyfallinlovewiththatfeatheredhairedwiggeddiva.WhentheannouncementcamethatHedwigwasheadedbacktoNYCearlylastyearIthoughtitwasajoke.AddtothatfactthatMr.Can-Do-No-WrongNeilPatrickHarrishimselfhadsignedontowearthewigIwascautiouslyecstatic.AfteracoupleofdaysoffactcheckingIfoundittobe100truth.ThedayticketswentonsaleIhadmineordered.AswestoodintherainylinelastSaturdaynightopeningweekendfortheshowmyReviewofHedwigandtheAngryInchStarringNeilPatrickHarriswithLenaHall14WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 wifecouldnotunderstandmyexcitement.Iamaheavymetalguy.IlistentoSlayerMetallicaAnthraxandExodus.HowcouldherbigtoughmetalhusbandbethisgiddyforatheaterproductionofamusicalaboutabotchedsexchangeoperationevenIFNPHwasinitOnehundredminuteslatersheunderstood.Surethesongsrockbutitismorethanjustthemusicitsthestorytoldthroughbeautifullyrics.Astorythatnomatterwhatracecreedcolororgenderthatyouare...wearealltoofamiliarwithheartbreakandloss.Astrivingtofndthatoneotherpersonwhocompletesyou.Whomakesyouwholeagain.Hedwigistheembodimentofhalfaperson.Halfman-Halfwoman.Halfinlove-HalfinHate.Halfacceptance-Halfrejection.ItisunfairtochooseonesongtobeabovetherestastheyareallfantasticbutTheOriginofLoveISthatonesong.ItwasthestorythatHedwigsMothertoldtohimasachildonhowLovewascreated.ButIwilljustletthelyricsspeakforthemselves.WhentheearthwasstillatAndthecloudsmadeofreAndmountainsstretcheduptotheskySometimeshigherFolksroamedtheearthLikebigrollingkegs.Theyhadtwosetsofarms.Theyhadtwosetsoflegs.TheyhadtwofacespeeringOutofonegiantheadSotheycouldwatchallaroundthemAstheytalkedwhiletheyread.Andtheyneverknewnothingoflove.Itwasbeforetheoriginoflove.TheoriginofloveAndtherewerethreesexesthenOnethatlookedliketwomenGluedupbacktobackCalledthechildrenofthesun.AndsimilarinshapeandgirthWerethechildrenoftheearth.TheylookedliketwogirlsRolledupinone.AndthechildrenofthemoonWerelikeaforkshovedonaspoon.TheywerepartsunpartearthPartdaughterpartson.TheoriginofloveNowthegodsgrewquitescaredOfourstrengthanddeanceAndThorsaidImgonnakillthemallWithmyhammerLikeIkilledthegiants.AndZeussaidNoYoubetterletmeUsemylighteninglikescissorsLikeIcutthelegsoffthewhalesAnddinosaursintolizards.ThenhegrabbedupsomeboltsAndheletoutalaughSaidIllsplitthemrightdownthemiddle.Gonnacutthemrightupinhalf.AndthenstormcloudsgatheredaboveIntogreatballsofreAndthenreshotdownFromtheskyinboltsLikeshiningbladesOfaknife.AnditrippedRightthroughtheeshOfthechildrenofthesunAndthemoonAndtheearth.AndsomeIndiangodSewedthewoundupintoaholePulleditroundtoourbellyToremindusofthepricewepay.AndOsirisandthegodsoftheNileGatheredupabigstormToblowahurricaneToscatterusawayInaoodofwindandrainAndaseaoftidalwavesTowashusallawayAndifwedontbehaveTheyllcutusdownagainAndwellbehoppingroundononefootAndlookingthroughoneeye.LasttimeIsawyouWehadjustsplitintwo.Youwerelookingatme.Iwaslookingatyou.YouhadawaysofamiliarButIcouldnotrecognizeCauseyouhadbloodonyourfaceIhadbloodinmyeyes.ButIcouldswearbyyourexpressionThatthepaindowninyoursoulWasthesameastheonedowninmine.ThatsthepainCutsastraightlineDownthroughtheheartWecalleditlove.SowewrappedourarmsaroundeachotherTryingtoshoveourselvesbacktogether.WeweremakingloveMakinglove.ItwasacolddarkeveningSuchalongtimeagoWhenbythemightyhandofJoveItwasthesadstoryHowwebecameLonelytwo-leggedcreaturesItsthestoryofTheoriginoflove.Thatstheoriginoflove.15WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 ThatisoneofthemostheartbreakinglybeautifulexplanationsofloveIhaveeverheard.AndthatisEXACTYwhatHedwigandtheAngryInchisallaboutndingyourotherhalfwhetheritbeManorWomanandbecomingwholeagain.IguessIshouldstopgushingandgetontothetechpartoftheshow.HedwigtellsusthathewasluckyenoughtoplaythisshowtonightintheBelascoTheatrewhereHurtLockerTheMusicaljustclosedandtheywereniceenoughtoleavethesetforhim.ThestagepiecesconsistedofaburnedshellofacarandrubblestrewnaboutwiththebackdropofaMidExplodingcarshrapnelincluded.ThebandwasdressedasrockpunkpopasyoucouldgetfringeleatherlaceandpunkedouthairmadeupHedwigsbackline.HedwigshusbandYitzhakstupendouslyunderplayedbyLenaHalllookedlikeshesteppedoutoftheproductionofJerseyBoyswithherslickedbackhairandleatherjacket.AndthenthereistheManhimselfHedwigbroughttoanentirelynewlevelbythealwaysphenomenalNeilPatrickHarris.AsexcitedasIwasthathechosetobringthisrolebacktoBroadwayIwasveryhesitanttothinkhewouldeverbeabletostandinthesameshoesasthecreatorofthecharacterJohnCameronMitchellwhoISHedwigasfarasIwasconcerned.AsthedategotcloserandIstartedreadingreviewsofthepreviewnightsandhowNPHwasSOcommittedtomakingHedwigHISmyfearsslowlysubsided.FifteensecondsintotheshowsrstnumberTearMeDownallmyfearswerenotonlyerasedtheywereblowntothebackofthetheaterasNPHtorethroughthesong.DancinginveryhighheelsinafringelineddenimminidressandtiredwornoutmakeupthatresembledBetteDavisfromWhateverHappenedtoBabyJanethatwastryingtokeepholdofthatonelastbitoffame-HarrisbecameHedwig.ManyoftheanecdotesandreferencesfromtheoriginalproductionswereupdatedtoreectcurrenteventsaswellasonesongSugarDaddythoughreformedfromacountrywesternkneeslappertoagrungy70spowerrocksongneverlostitsmessage.ButwhatremainedconstantfromtheoriginalwasthesharpwitandquickdeliveryofjokestocovertheunderlyingsadnessthatisalwaysaliveinHedwig.ThereweremomentsinHarrismonologueswherehisvoicecrackedashetoldhistalesopeninghimselfuptous.Strippingdownallofhisdefensesliterallyandguratively.Untiltherewasnothingleftonthestagebutasingle95nakedmansinginghisheartouttoustheonesthatwereheretolistentoonemanstrivetobehappytobecompletetobewholeagain.RainfallshardBurnsdryAdreamOrasongThathitsyousohardFillingyouupAndsuddenlygoneBreathFeelLoveGiveFreeKnowinyousoulLikeyourbloodknowsthewayFromyouhearttoyourbrainKnowthatyourewholeAndyoureshiningLikethebrighteststarAtransmissionOnthemidnightradioAndyourespinningLikea45BallerinaDancingtoyourrockandrollHerestoPattiAndTinaAndYokoArethaAndNonaAndNicoAndmeAndallthestrangerockandrollersYouknowyouredoingallrightSoholdontoeachotherYougottaholdontonightAndyoureshiningLikethebrighteststarsAtransmissionOnthemidnightradioAndyourespinningYournew45sAllthemisftsandthelosersYeahyouknowyourerockandrollersSpinningtoyourrockandrollInmyreviewsIusuallytrytondSOMETHINGtohaveSOMEkindofissuewithsoIdonotcomeacrossasahugefanboy.Butinthiscaseaftersittinghereforclosetotenminutestryingtothinkofanythinginthisshowtocomplainabout...Igotnothing.NeilPatrickHarrisinHedwigandtheAngryInchisoneofthebestthingsIhaveeverseeninmylife.Iknowitsoundsreallyoverthetopandsafeandaneasywayoutofareviewtojustsayitwasawesome.Butitreallywas.Thebandwasonrenevermissinganote.Thevocalsofeveryperformeronthatstagewerespoton.NeveroncedidIfeelanyoneonthatstagewasmailingitin.Theback-upbandevenwhennotinthespotlightwereplayingtheirrolesandweredoingsomethingcharacteristic.Lightingwaslikeitshouldhavebeenarockshow.SodoyourselfasolidandndawaytogetouttoNYCtoseethisshow.Youwillnotbedisappointed.PerformancesarenowthroughAugust172014atTheBelascoTheatre111West44thStNewYorkNY.Ticketspricesarefrom44.00intheBalconyallthewayupto200.00forPremiumseating.16WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 17WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 PhotographerRichardBacchusPhotographywww.facebook.comrichardbacchusphotographer18WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 KatieRae19WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 PhotographerRichardBacchusPhotographywww.facebook.comrichardbacchusphotographerKatieRaesalltimefavoritebandisRedHotChiliPeppersbutshealsoloveElectronicDanceMusicandmetalgenres.Shelovestogotomusicfestivalspaintingandmeditating.HulahoopingandpoledancingarewhatshedoesforexerciseKatieRaehasapitbullnamedJgerandtwokittysnamedLukasandKairi.Herfavoriteanimalisafox20WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 BYJASONSCHUSTERThe2014NBADraftisfastapproaching.Teamsatthebottomarenalizingtheirboardsforthechancetograbafuturestarinaloadeddraft.AndrewWigginsisthefeaturedplayerinthisdraftalongwithhisKansasteammateJoelEmbiidandDukesJabariParkertocreateaveryintriguingTop3.FLiPhasgonethroughandbrokendownourscoutingreportsontheupcominglotterypicks.1.AndrewWigginsSGKansas68200lbsFreshmanWigginsisabluechipper.Hisexplosivenessandathleticismareoffthecharts.Heisalreadyoneofthemorepolisheddefensiveplayerscomingoutinthedraft.Heiscloseto1oneveryonesbigboardandwewouldbeshockedtoseeanybodytakenaheadofhim.2.JabariParkerSFDuke68235lbsFreshmanParkerisoneofthemostefcientscorerstocomeoutofthecollegeranksinyears.Hehasarepertoireofmovesandcanscorefromanywhere.Hisdefenseispatheticalthoughthatwontstopanyonefromdraftinghimashisoffensivegameiselite.3.JoelEmbiidCKansas70250lbsFreshmanEmbiidhasbeendrawingsomecomparisonstoayoungHakeemOlajuwonandthatisneverabadthing.Hesonlybeenplayingcompetitivebasketballforabout3yearsnowandhisceilingistremendous.Backissuesarescaringsometeamsofffromtakinghimwiththe1pick.4.JuliusRandlePFKentucky69250lbsFreshmanRandlewassupposedtobeinthetopoverallpickdiscussionwithWigginsearlyintheseason.HestruggledabitplayingagainstlengthbutoverallhadaverygoodsolidseasonfortheWildcats.WeseehimasaDavidWestclone.Physicaltoughlowpostscorerandafantasticrebounder.5.DanteExumPGAustralia66188lbsInternationalExumisarelativelyunknowncommodityinthisdraft.Histalentisunquestioned.Heisasuper-skilledpointguardwithanelectricrststep.Hecanblowbyanyonebuttherearequestionswithhisjumpshot.WillhisgametranslatetotheNBAWethinkso.6.MarcusSmartPGOklahomaState64220lbsSophomoreSmartisahigh-riskhighrewardtypeofdraftpick.Nobodyquestionshisskill.Whenhesonhesoneofthebestincollege.Hisjumpshotfailedhimmostofthisseasonbutifhecanregainhis2012-13formheisasteal.7.AaronGordonPFArizona68220lbsFreshmanIfGordonhadanysemblanceofajumpshothewouldbeinthediscussionforatop3pick.Gordonisafreakishathletewithanunmatchedmotor.HesliketheEnergizerbunny.Heplaysabovetherimandisafantasticrebounder.Hisoffensivegameisverylimited.8.NoahVonlehPFIndiana610240lbsFreshmanVonlehhasahugeupside.Heseemstobejustscratchingthesurfaceofhistremendoustalent.Hecanplaydownontheblocksbuthecanalsostepoutandhitthe3whichhebegangettingcondentinlateintheseason.Vonlehcouldbethestealofthedraft.9.GaryHarrisSGMichiganSt.64210lbsSophomoreHarrisisabigphysical2-guard.Hecanscoreinmultiplewaysandisadifcultdefensiveassignment.Hehasgreatathleticismandisadeadly3-pointshooter.Theonlydrawbackhereishisceilingmaybelimitedasheisclosetohisfullpotentialatthispoint.10.DarioSaricSFPFCroatia611210lbsInternationalSaricisatruepointforward.Hispassingabilityiswhatseparateshim.Veryfewbigshavehisvision.HeisafantasticrebounderandhisbasketballIQisextremelyhigh.Hislackofquicknessiswhathurtshisdraftstock.11.JamesYoungSGKentucky66215lbsFreshmanYoungisabigtoughguardandadifcultcover.Hehasexcellentrangeandcanshootthe3.Heisaverytalentedplayerattackingthebasketandhasgreatballhandlingability.AlowceilingiswhatkeepsJamesoutofourTop10.12.DougMcDermottSFPFCreighton67225lbsSeniorMcDermottcanatoutshoot.Hisnumberswerejawdropping.Heisamatchupproblemashescoresinmultipleways.Veryunorthodoxandseemstobeunstoppablesomegames.HisathleticismandsizearebelowaveragefortheNBAandcouldcausehimtostruggleearly.13.ZachLaVinePGSGUCLA65180lbsFreshmanLaVineisafreakathlete.Hisathleticismreallyjumpsoffthepageandheisanexplosiveplayerwhenattackingtherim.Hecanjumpoutofthebuilding.Goodshooter.Needstodevelopsomenastinessinhisgame.Heisabittimid.14.NikStauskasSGMichigan65190lbsSophomoreStauskasisagunnerplainandsimple.Hassilkysmoothformandincrediblerange.Isatremendous3pointthreatandneedstobeguardedeverywhereontheoor.ShootingandspreadingtheoorisalwaysatapremiumintodaysNBAandStauskaswillbeagreataddition.2014NBADRAFTFLiPSBIGBOARD21WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 PhotographerCakePhotography-RemyDominguezMUAHQuynhNguyencake.photography22WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 LoriBeth MOVIESBYDANIELELANZAROTTAPREVIEWSTHEAMAZINGSPIDER-MAN2INTHEATERSHHHHHAsifnishinghighschoolandbeingunabletostayawayfromGwenwerentenoughtokeepPeterParkerbusyhenowndshimselfghtinganewvillainElectro.AmustseeTheAmazingSpider-Man2isfullofactionandleavesyouwonderingwhatsnextinPeterParkerslovelife.NEIGHBORSMAY9Acouplewithanewbornbabyfacesthechallengesoflivingnexttoafraternityhouse.ThetraileralonewillhaveyoulaughingfrombeginningtoendanditstarsSethRogen.HowcanitnotbefunnyMILLIONDOLLARARMMAY16AsportsagentstagesanunconventionalrecruitmentstrategytogettalentedAsiancricketplayerstoplayMajorLeagueBaseball.EveryonceinawhileDisneyreleasesasportsrelatedinspirationalmovie.Weallwatchitandweareboundtoloveit.X-MENDAYSOFFUTUREMAY23TheX-MensendWolverinetothepastinadesperateefforttochangehistoryandpreventaneventthatresultsindoomforbothhumansandmutants.Thisisoneofthemostanticipatedmoviesof2014andwelovetheconsistencywhenitcomestoitsamazingcast.MALEFICENTMAY30Avindictivefairyisdriventocurseaninfantprincessonlytorealizethechildmaybetheonlyonewhocanrestorepeace.Howrefreshingtoseeafairytalestoryfromavillainspointofview.Thismovielooksamazingandwillbefunforthewholefamily.THEFAULTINOURSTARSJUNE6Thisisthestoryoftwounconventionalteenagerswhomeetandfallinloveatacancersupportgroup.ItsoundslikeasadmovierightThosewhohavereadthebookwilltellyouthatthiswillbethesaddestmovieoftheyear.Idontseehowtheactorswereevenabletolmthismoviewithoutstoppingtocryalot.22JUMPSTREETJUNE13OfcersSchmidtandJenkogoundercoveratalocalcollege.21JumpStreetwasoneofthoseraremoviesthatishilariousfrombeginningtoendandfromthelooksofit22JumpStreetwillbejustasfunnyifnotmore.TRANSFORMERSAGEOFEXTINCTIONJUNE27AnautomobilemechanicandhisdaughtermakeadiscoverythatbringsdowntheAutobotsandDecepticons-andaparanoidgovernmentofcial-onthem.AllTransformermovieshavebeengreatsofarbuttheyveallhadoneconstantfactorthatkeepsviewersgoingbacktoseeitssequelsthecast.CanMarkWahlbergdistractviewersfromanentirelydifferentmainhumancastTEENAGEMUTANTNINJATURTLESAUGUST8TheturtlesmustworkwithAprilONeilMeganFoxtosavethecity.Thetrailerisasignthatthismoviewillbeamazingeventhoughthereseemstobechangesinrelationtotheturtlesorigin.AnddidyounoticethattheturtleslookwaycreepierWait.WhendidtheygetnosesREViEWS24WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 REVIEWTHESACRAMENT2014BYTONYDEMAUROHavingJUSTleftthetheateraftersittingthroughdirectorTiWestsHouseoftheDevilTheInnKeeperslatestfeaturelmatakeontheJonestownMassacreIamstillinastateofmixedemotion.Sopleaseforgivethefreeassociationfeelofthisreview.TheSacramentisthefoundfootagetaleofPatrickKentuckerAudleywhowasrecentlycontactedbyhisexaddictsisterCarolineAmySeimetzaskinghimtojoinherinhernewlifeinEdenParishacommunesetupbyFatherGeneJonesandhisloyalfollowersinaremotejunglelocationwhichisonlyaccessiblebyhelicopter.PatrickhiresacameracrewSamandJakeAJBowenandJoeSwanbergfromarealitytvcrewtotagalonganddocumenthistripashefeelsthatsomethingisamiss.UponlandinginthejunglethegroupismetbymachineguntotingguardswhotellthecrewtostoplmingastheywerenotexpectinganyonebutPatrick.ThetensesituationisquicklydiffusedbyCarolineassuringtheguardsthatFatherapprovesandencouragesthecrewtolmeverything.OnceinsidethecompoundPatrickisseparatedfromthecrewandweareleftalonewiththemtowatchtheirndingsthroughtheuninchinglensofthecamera.ThecalmandharmoniousfeelofthecommunityquicklydissolvesasSamishandedanotefromalittlegirlreadingHelpusOnlyafterthetablesareturnedonSamduringanapprovedandverypublicinterviewwithFatherregardinghowhebecameFatherandhowallofthiscametobedoesthelmfeellikethingsareREALLYgoingtogobad.Iamreallynotgivinganythingawayinthisreviewthatthetrailershaventalready.AndreallyifyouareoldenoughtoremembertheJonestownMassacreyouknowwherethisstoryisgoingtogo.TiWestdoesagreatjobsettinguptheslowburnoftheunderlyingdarknessthatlivesinthiscommune.Itisportrayedasanalllovingandwelcomingcommunity.ButitisallTOOperfect.Oneofthefewthingsthatchillsmetotheboneisblindfaith.ThisisNOTgoingtoturnintoapreachyranthereButIwilladmitIwasraisedCatholicandstillhaveaverystrongfaith.DoIfollowALLoftherulesofthechurchNotatall.ButItrytobethebestpersonIcanbetomyselfandthosearoundmeandmyGodandIarecoolwiththat.ButtowitnesswhatseemtobeperfectlysanerationalhumanbeingsputeverythingtheyhavespirituallymentallyandnanciallyintoapersonwhoisspeakingforGodsendsshiversdownmyspine.SamandJakespendtherstpartoftheirstayatEdenParishinterviewingtheresidentslivingthereandhowtheycametobepartoftheock.Anddelvingdeeperintotheirpastsallrevealthesamefactors.Theywereaddictedtheywereweaktheywerelonelytheywerebroken.AndFathercamealongandofferedthemabetterwayoflifethantheycurrentlyhad.ItishardtopitypeoplewhentheyareSOblindtothetruthevenwhenpresentedwithindisputablefactsrightinfrontofthem.Thenalthirdofthislmwasaverydifcultoneformetositthrough.AsfarasthelmbeinggratuitousinitsviolencethereisnothingIfeelcouldnotbeshownonnetworktv.ButitistheTHEMEandNATUREoftheviolencethatishappeningrightinfrontofusthathitshomeforme.WitnessingdozensofpeopleactwithoutquestiontoFathersrequestswashorrifyingtowitness.Toperformthemostunspeakableactofmakingyourchildrenjoinyouinyourownreligioushazemademenauseous.WatchingamotherfeedaneyedropperfulloftaintedKoolAidtonewnewbornchildandlisteningtoitsscreamswasthemomentthatIfeltImighthavehitmybreakingpoint.SeeingthepanicontheocksfacesastheyrealizethatFatherliedtotheminthatitwouldbequickitwouldbepainless.ButitwasanythingBUT.Andthefewwhotriedtoleaveweregunneddownincoldblood.AgainWestsdirectionissowelldoneinthenalthirdofthelmbycapturingthehorrorandregretintheparishionersfacesandactions.Itisonlyinhischaracterschoicesthatthingsgetalittleehtome.WeareshowntimeandtimeagainthatSamissoongoingtobeadadsoitwouldmakemoresensetomeasastorytellertohaveSambewitnesstothehorrorthatwasbefallingthechildrenofEdenParishinsteadofJakebutSamisremovedfromtheactionprettyearlyoninthenalethusmissingwhatcouldhavebeenanemotionalgutpunchforhimtoseeaswellasgiveBowenanawesomeactingscenetoreallygoforbrokein.AndspeakingofAJBowenasSamhisperformanceinthislmisascardboardascouldbe.IlikedhiminTheSignalaswellaslastyearshomeinvasionhitYoureNextbuttobethecoleadinalmagainstthelikesofthedarkcharismaofGeneJonesFatherthereisnocomparison.Jonesisperfectlyfrighteningasthecharismaticfalseprophet.Hissoftspokencondencedripswithunspokenthreats.UnlikeMichaelParksoverthetopreligiouspatriarchinKevinSmithsRedStateJonesneverseemstobepreachingortestifying.Henevergetsloudtomakehispointhelowershisvoiceandpaceshisphrasesthusmakinghiswordsevenmoremenacing.Alloftheotheractorslltheirrolesthebestthattheycanwiththedialoguetheyaregiven.AmySeimetzsCarolineseemstogofromcalmtocrazyinaheartbeat.JoeSwanbergscameramanJakeisintheManonaMissionHerorole.UnfortunatelyKentuckerAudleysPatrickiscompletelyforgettableuntiltheendwhenhegivesithisallandcompletelyachieveswhatheisgoingfor.Unfortunatelyitistoolittletoolate.Itishardtorecommendalmthatcaneasilybelabeledasafeelbadkindofmovie.Themovieisnicetolookatevenwithshakycamfootagethefeelofitiscompletelyfullofdreadasyouknowwherethingsaregoingtogofromthestart.IfyoucanmakeitthroughthersthalfofthelmofexpositionlledwithquestionableactingyouarerewardedwiththesnaketonguedFatherandthetragicdownfallofEdenParishinallitshorricbeauty.25WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 FLiPMagazineisgoingtoserializethesci-factionthrillerTheSleeperbyauthorGaryP.Demarco.EveryissuewillcontaintwonewchaptersfromGarysnovel.ToseemoreonTheSleeperoranyofGarysotherbookscheckhimoutatwww.garypdemarco.comIDrifting...endlessdrifting.Tomoveaboutwithouteffort...toappearinoneplaceoranotherwithoutphysicalmotion...tothinkandthereforebe.AhtobeToexistwithoutformormattertomoveaboutinendlessspaceandtimetoseethethingsnomortalcouldeverdreamof.Totravelfrommomenttomoment...anyplace...anytime.Dreams...yesthoseventuresintopretentiousrealmswithoutformorsubstancebutsometimesmorerealthanrealityitself.Suchisthewayofthings.Tosleepandwanderthroughouteternitywithtirelessunconsciousness.Drifting...endlesstirelesswandering.Tooataboutwithoutsailsorwind...tosoarthroughouttheCosmoswithoutwings.Travelingatunnamedimpossiblespeeds...tobeonewiththeUniverseandallitholds.Seeing...experiencing...sensingshimmeringcometsoneafteranotherchargingthroughtheHeavenswiththeirterricunstoppableforcebouncingfromoneasteroidorplanet...crashingordancingthroughouttheHeavensleavingonlytheirsparklingglitteringtailsbehindthem.AndSpace...ahthatvasttimelessoceanwhichholdsnomercyorhatredpopulatedonlywithshimmeringspecklesofilluminationforalltoexperienceandbehold.Tobatheintheinnitevoidandbesurroundedbyahostofeventstoonumeroustoberecounted...acacophonyoflifeformsstretchingfromonesideoftheUniversetotheotherwithoutknowledgeofeachotherorofalltheeventswhichbroughtthemabout...thisisExistencebeyondmeasure...beyondmortality.Tobeabletoitaboutthestarstowatcholdstarsfadeanddieawayonlytobereplacedbynewerones...andtowatchasplanetscomeaboutandbegintheirjourneysaroundtheirrespectiveSunssomebringingforththejoyofnewlife.Andtowatchthosenewlifeformscomeforthfromthedankliquidoozecreepingalongrubbleandrock...watchingastheybegintomergetogetherandcreatenewermoreintelligentlifeforms...oneswhichswimtheseasonlytoevolvefurtherintomoreadvancedforms...formswhichleavethewatersoflifeandtakeonnewshapesandthencreateandbuild...andsometimesjourneyforthfromtheirownworldstodiscoverthetruelastfrontierSpaceitself.AndtowatchassomeofthesecreatureswandertheHeavensintheirprimitivevehiclessometimesmeetingeachotherenroute.ThereisOrderhere.Adivineordersupersedingallexistenceitself.Therecanbenodoubtofthat.But...whysomuchorderWhathappensifthereisnoorderWhathappensifsomelifeformsdontevolvethewaytheyshouldWhathappensifthingsdontworkoutthewaytheyshouldandlifeformsareallowedtopreyononeanotherWhatwouldhappentotheUniversethenDrifting...alwaysdrifting...oatingabouttheCosmoswithoutformormatter...comingtooneplaceandanotherobservingbutnevertointerfere...unless...unless......Comingnearernow...closer...everclosertothisstrangeworld...toseewhatcouldhappenif...ifonlytoawakenand......standquietlygazingdownuponthetranquillandscapebelow.Heobservedasthesmallgroupofpeoplewalkedsilentlyalongtheoldpathtowardthehugedarkmountainside.Helookedupandwatchedtherisingredballinthedistance.Asthetroopmadeitswaypastwherehewashiddenhesuddenlyappearedbehindthelastmanintheprocession.Noonenoticedthenewcomer.BroughttoyoubyLLCRocketScienceProductions.comRSPLaunchPad.com26WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 Theyploddedalongquietlynallyrestingnearasmallclearingwhichwasobviouslyusedforsomeritualservicesapristinewhitesmoothly-hewnrockaltarinthecenterofthecircle.Againstthesideofthemountainitselfstoodalargehand-craftedwoodenstatueofawomanwhosehandsandfeetweremoreliketheangrytalonsofabirdofprey.Sheevenhadwings.Oneofhertalonswasreachingoutwardwithpalmupasthosemakinganofferingofsomekind...orexpectingoneinreturn.Multicoloredowersofbrightbluesandredssomeoff-whitesandyellowsgenerouslyadornedthealtarmanywereplacedcarefullyaroundthefootofthestatue.Theleaderofthepeopleatalldark-skinnedindividualcladinaowinggoldandwhiterobestoodbehindthealtarandwieldedhislargemetallicstaffwithgod-likeauthoritythiswastheHighPriestofKlannatheGoddessofJusticeforthepeopleofNarun.HeraisedhisstaffhighandyelledHalttothepeoplefollowinghim.Heturnedslowly.Hewasastatelyindividualofhighrankwhosefamilywasrespected...andfeared.ThosewhoaccompaniedhimbowedlowathiscommandtheyprostratedthemselvesashecalledoutinaloudvoicelookinguptotheskyOgreatKlannaGoddessofJusticeheartheprayersofyourchildrenandgrantusyourblessingsforourannualharvestifitisthywill.Pleaseacceptoursacricesthatwebringwithopenheartsandminds.Hestoppedthensignaledtheyoungwomenandmentobringforthfoodfromtheirfarmlandsandslaughteredanimalsforthesacriceuponthealtar.Ashesmileduponthepeoplebringingforththeirsacriceshenoticedthestrangerinthedistance.ThiswasnotoneoftheirtribenorwasheamemberofanyothertribetheHighPriesteverencountered.Thiswasayounghandsomemanwhosemuscletoneandbeautifulwhiteskingavetheappearanceof...of...ofagodTheHighPriestofKlannaremainedsilenthiseyeswerexeduponthisincrediblevisioninthedistance.Hewatchedinamazementastheyounggodwalkedslowlydeliberatelytowardthealtar...andtheHighPriest.Otherswhowatchedinamazementstoodsilentlyasideorremovedthemselvesfromthestrangerspath.TheHighPriestmusteredhiscourage.Who...whoareyouwhowalksamongthepeopleofKlannahedemanded.Butthenewcomerkeptwalkinguntilonlyastepinfrontofthealtar.Hesmiled.Itwasaradiantfriendlysmilenotasmilehidingdeceitbutoneofheartfeltemotion...andwarmth.IamCrurepliedthenewcomerinasoftalmostmusicalvoice.IamtheservantofKlanna.ManymutteringscouldthenbeheardfromthepeopleofKlannamanybegantokneelandprostratethemselves.ButtheHighPriestremainedsteadfastheremainedsteadfastunblinking.Thisincrediblerevelationsmashedintohimlikewaterburstingforthfromadam.Hestoodstillforwhatseemedlikeaneternitynallyswallowing.Cruherepeated.ServantofKlanna...OmosthighservantofKlannawhatdoesthegreatGoddessdesireofherpeopleCrulookedaroundandsmiledbroadly.Heclearedhisthroatandspokeresolutelyloudly.Thegoddessisveryverypleasedwithyouandyourpeople.Shewantedmetoconveythatmessagetoyou.Sighsofjoyandreliefabounded.TheHighPriestthenhelduphishandandsilencedhispeople.WearejoyedthatthegreatKlannahasfoundpleasureinherpeople.WeliveonlytoservethehighgoddessofJusticewhohasalwaysbeengeneroustoherpeople.CruthenlookedhardattheHighPriest.TheGoddesshasalsoaskedmetobringyouthismessagegreatisherwisdomandendlessarehergiftstothosewhoserveandobeyher.Sheisveryhappytoknowthatyouherpeoplethoseshetrustswilldoasshecommandsandthereforereapgreaterrichesandgiftsfarbeyondthosepreviouslyenjoyed.TheHighPrieststaredatCruwide-eyed.DoesthegreatKlannaintendthatherpeoplejoinherintheGreatHallsofJoythatarepromisedtoallwhoobeyhereverycommandheinquired.Cruseemedsomewhatconfusedbythisquestionbutremainedthoughtfulbeforehisresponse.AsyouknowheanswereditisthewishofthegreatKlannathatallherpeoplebejoinedwithherinElystara.Thiswentoverwelltheemotionaloutpouringofjoywasoverwhelming.TheGreatGoddessmercyisindeedboundlesstheHighPriestretorted.TelltheGreatOnethatherpeoplearereadytojoinherCrucuthimoffsharplybyraisinghishand.WhilethegreatGoddessishappywithherpeopleanddoesintendthatyoushouldjoinherinElystarasheismostdispleasedbytheothers...thosewhodonotworshipKlannainthewayherpeopledo.ThosewhomyoucalltheThrinndonotshareyourjoyattheadorationofthegreatandwonderfulGoddessofJustice.TheHighPriestlookedstrangelyconfused.TheThrinnhaveneverbeenworshippersofKlannahetoldCrubuttheyhaveneverinterferedwithourworshipofKlannanorhavetheytriedtostopusfromdoingwhatweknowisrightaccordingtothelawsofKlanna.Crunodded.YesHighOnethatistruehowevertheThrinnaremostdispleasingtoKlanna.TheirworshipoftheidolTraalisunacceptabletoKlanna.Itis...insultingtoher.ThegoddesswishesthattheThrinnbedissuadedfromtheirworshipofthisnonexistentdeity.27WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 TheHighPrieststoodconfused.How...howdoestheGoddessofJusticewishtostoptheThrinnfromthisterribleinsulttoherCrusmiled.AshedidsotheHighPriestfeltawarmthinhisheartsuchashecouldnotdescribethiswasindeedagodandifnotagodhimselfamessengerofthegodsandonewhoistobebelievedbeyondalldoubt.TheGoddessdesiresthattheThrinn...theThrinnareultimatelyathreattoallthatissacredandhonest...andlovedbyKlanna.KlannaworriesthattheThrinncouldturnherpeopleawayfromherandtowardtheworshipoffalsegodsandgoddesses.TelltheGreatKlannathatshehasnothingtoworryaboutCrutheHighPriestretorted.Herpeopleremainsteadfastandloyalaswehavedoneformanyhundredsofyears.Crunodded.ThatistrueHighOnebutshealsoworriesthatotherculturesliketheThrinncouldbeginalsomakingthemselvesathreattothepeopleofKlanna.Klannawishesthatthisnotbethecase.KlannadesiresthatherpeopleandherpeoplealonebetrueworshippersofKlannaandthatotherculturesshouldnotbepermittedtoabidehereonNarunthiswouldbeanaffronttoher.Theseotherculturesshouldnotbepermittedtoexist.ItisthewillofKlanna.Therewasabjectsilence.Noonemovedafterthesewordswerespoken.FinallytheHighPriestlookedcarefullyatCru.CruwhatdoesKlannadesireofherpeopleTheanswerwasswiftshortandfrightening.TheGoddessdesiresthatherpeopledestroytheThrinn.OoohsandaaahsresoundedfuriouslyfromallaroundCruheglancedsharplyattheconfusedfaces.ButitwastheHighPriestwhospokeforall.CrumosthighmessengerofKlanna...destroytheThrinnBut...howcantheGoddessasksuchathingWehavealwaysbeenfriendswiththem...tradedwiththemandassistedeachotherintimeoffamineandoodWhywouldKlannawishsuchathingHowcouldthisbeCruwalkedslowlyaroundthealtarstandingnexttotheHighPriest.ThecountenanceofCruneverwaveredhisexpressionwasalwaysthesame.HeputanunderstandinghandupontheHighPriestsshoulder.Mygoodfriend...servantofKlanna...doyouthinkKlannaasksalittlethingofyouHeturnedtofacethepeopleofKlannaandspokewithamoreforcefulvoice.DoyouthinkKlannaasksalittlethingofanyofyouSheknowsthesacricesyouhavemade...sheunderstandsyourapprehensions.ButsheisalsomostconcernedoverthefutureofNarun.Itisherfearthatindelswillinltrateandultimatelyswayherpeopleintotheworshipoffalseidolsandgods.Manyrumblingsbegan.VoicesmurmuringfalsegodsandgiveupourworshipofKlannariedthroughoutthesacricialarea.Cruputuphishandtosilencethepeople.ServantsofKlannayouwhoarealwaysloyaltoheryouhavebeenchosenbyKlannatobeherstandardbearers...tobethebearersofherwordtoallthelands.YouarecommandedthuslyKlannawishesyoutomakecertainallthepeopleofNarunbowdownandworshipKlannaortheymustbedestroyedDestroyedtheHighPriestexclaimed.Manyothersfollowedsuit.Thiscannotbehecontinued.HowcanthegreatGoddessofJusticeaskthisofherloyalfollowersWehaveneverdoneanythinglikethisbefore.Crushookhisheadsmiling.Hiscountenancewasupliftingheavenly.TheHighPriestinhisangercouldnotsustainhisfurorinsteadhefeltapeaceinsidesuchashehadneverknownbefore.Myloyalfriendyouareindeedagreatleader.Klannahaschosenyouwell.YouaretobetheonewhowillleadKlannaspeopletovictory.AndyourchildrenandtheirchildrenshallleadintheworshipofKlannaforallofNarun.TheHighPriestlookeddownsaddened.But...ourfriendstheThrinn...theyveneverhurtanyoneandhavenevertriedtointerferewithourworshipofKlanna.Klannahasalwaysbeengoodtous.NowweareaskedtocommitmurderanddestructioninhernameForgivemeCruperhapsIamnottheonetoleadmypeople.Crusmiledagainasaparentlookingdownuponaberatedchild.ThatispreciselywhyKlannahaschosenyouMathus.Youvoiceyourconcernswhereasotherswouldjusthidethem.Agreatleadermustalwaysquestionmotivesbeforecommittinghispeopletoviolentacts.YouhaveaskedKlannaforherreasonsfororderingthisattackontheThrinnandyouhavebeenanswered.ButunderstandthistooMathusthattheGoddesswholovesandcherishesherpeoplemustalsobeservedattheriskofdefyingherandincurringherwrath.NowgoodpeopleofNarunconversationisover.Itistimetoact.YoumustmakeplanstoattacktheThrinn.ThebandofpeoplethenwithdrewnonetooquietlyfollowingtheVoiceoftheGoddessKlanna.SubsequenttotheunexpectedappearanceofCruMathustheHighPriestsummonedwhathistorylaterrecordedastherstCouncilofAvenging.TheremanydiscussionsweremadeandargumentsgiventosparetheThrinnfromthewrathofKlanna.HoweverCruprevailedsincenoonechallengedhimorhisauthorityhewasnallyacceptedastheauthorityofKlannaandhiswordwasthesameasKlannas.28WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 ItwasduringthiscouncilthatthedestructionoftheThrinnwasdecidedthensinceKlannaspeoplewereanonviolentpeopleCruhadtoinstructthemonhowtogoaboutmakingweaponsandfurtherhowtousethoseweaponsofdestruction.DuringthecourseofthebattlepreparationsthePeopleofKlannakepttradingwiththeThrinnonaregularbasis.AccordingtoCruthiswasanecessarytacticitwasquitepossiblethatKlannaspeoplewouldbeabletousesomeofthegoodsacquiredfromtheThrinnagainstthem.Thiswouldbeavaluablelessonforallhistoryusetheproductsofasocialstructureagainstitselfwheneverpossibleespeciallyinbattle.ThencamethedayofthedestructionoftheThrinn.MathusinstructedsuperblybyCruledhispeopleonaninsurmountablesurprisemorningattack.HundredsofvillagersmarchedasatidalwaveuponthesmallquietunprotectedThrinnvillage.Theattacklastedonlyminutesitwasoveralmostbeforeithadbegun.Severalsmallchildrenplayingbyanearbystreamheardthescreamsofagonyanddeathfromtheirownparentsandelders.Someracedbacktothevillageonlytondapeopleinbloodfurywhodidntspareanyoneadultorchildfromthereddenedtipsoftheirspearsandarrows.Onesmallboyhoweverremainedbythestreamtooscaredtomove.Aftertheotherchildrenleftonlytondpermanentreposeatthebehestofsomeoneslanceawhite-cladyoungmanappearedfromnowhere.Hestaredatthesmalldark-skinnedchild.Hesmiledandhissmilewaslikeagoldensunappearingfrombehinddarkenedrainclouds.Thechildfeltatpeacesuchapeacehehadneverexperiencedbefore.Hewasunafraid.Suddenlyalltheconfusionandscreamingallaroundhimvanished.Hestoodinraptattentionfacingthisbeautifulnewcomer.Whoareyouinquiredthesmallboy.WherearemyparentsCrusmiled.Yourparentshavegoneonaheadofyoumychild.Theyarewaitingforyouinasafeplacenow.HowdoIgetthereCrushookhishead.Nowisnotthetimechild.Yourparentsmustdowithoutyouforashorttime.Youhaveanotherobligationanimportanttaskyoumustfulllrst.Theboyshookhishead.Whatistaskheasked.Crukneltdownbesidetheboy.YouhavetogotoKrumthenextvillagedowntheothersideoftheriver.YouhavetowarnthemthatthepeopleofKlannahavegoneonarampage...theyhavetakenapathofdestructionandarebentuponrulingallofNarunandsubjectingitspeopletoKlannatheirso-calledGoddessofJustice.Youmustwarntheothervillagestotakeuparmsagainstthem.Yourparentscannotjoinyouyouhavetogobyyourself.Theboybegantosob.DonotcryadmonishedCru.Herehesaidreachinginsidetheblazingtunichewore.Hepulledouthishandclutchingseveralscrolls.Hehandedthemtotheboy.ThisiswhatthepeopleofNarunusedagainsttheThrinn.TelltheothervillagersthattheymusttakeuparmsagainstthepeopleofKlannaanddoitsoonsincetheywillattackothervillages.YoumustdothisatonceAndtellyourpeoplethatyoureceivedthisinformationfromsomeonewhobelievesinthefutureoftheThrinnandthisistheonlywaytheywillsurvive.TellthemIamtheservantofThraal.NowhurrychildbeoffwithyouThechildnotfullyunderstandingwhathadjusttakenplacespedoffasfastashisfeetcouldcarryhim.Hestoppedmomentarilyhoweverlookingbackatthestreamwhichwasnotonlyhisplayareabutthesourceofmuchofhisvillagessustenance.Ashelookedhecouldseenothingofthestrangebutmagnicentstrangerhehadjustspokenwith.Manfrastrolleddownthelongdarkcorridorsoftheacademywhichwastheplaceofhislivelihoodforthelasttwenty-veyears.Hisdarkgreen-grayuniformwithitsgoldtri-pointedinsigniawasasusualcleanalmostasifbrandnewandtheinsigniaitselfshoneasifitwasalightuntoitself.ThiswasaproudmemberofthePartyandheenteredtheclassroomashehaddonesomanythousandsoftimesbeforeheadheldhighandcheststuckoutinfrontandasmilethatexuberatedcondence.ThiswasamanofhonoranddignityloyaltothePartywithoutquestion.ThefteenstudentsallcladinsimilarlystyledandcoloreduniformsandrangingfromtwelvetofteenyearsofagestoodatattentionasManfratookhisplacebehindhisdesk.Hestaredatthemforsecondsitwasasifthiswastobehislastclassthoughthatwouldnotbetrue.Atleastnottoday.Hethensighed.Beseatedheordered.Asifoneentitythestudentsreturnedtotheirseatswithalmostnosound.Hedidnotsitdownhoweverremainingrmbehindhisdesk.DidyouallnishthechapterlastnightasinstructedThestudentsallnodded.Oneyoungmanhoweverraisedhishand.YesLugaManfraacknowledged.WhatisitIjustwanttobeclearsiraboutwhatIreadlastnight.29WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 ProceedManfrainstructed.WhathappenedtoCruafterthedestructionofthevillageoftheThrinnImean...whowashereallyandwhatwashispurposeManfralookeddownatthedeskforamomentthenanswered.CruisapparentlyamythicalpersonalityusedtoexplainthedifferencesbetweentheThrinnandtheirenemies.Asyouknowthatrstbattlealmosttwothousandyearsagosetthepaceforourgreatsocietytoday.Nowwhatcausedthesedifferencesissheerspeculation.WehavemanytheoriesbutsincenowrittenaccountexistedofthosetimeswecanonlyassumethatCruwasacreationofsomeofthemoreprimitivecultureslateron.WesimplydonotknowwhatcausedtheproblemsbetweentheThrinnandtheirenemies.HistoryhasshownustimeandtimeagainthatalthoughthemythicalstoryofthePeopleofKlannaandtheThrinnisextremelyfascinatingbothforitshistoricalvalueanditsliterarystylesocietycannotjustblindlyacceptitsexistencetodaymerelybasedonsuperstitionandmyth.AreyousayingthenthatoursocietywasanaturalprogressionasaresultoftheinteractionoftheThrinnandtheirenemiesMmmmm...thatispartlytrueyeshowevermyyoungfriendsitiswisetorememberthatsocietyhasproventimeandtimeagainthatitsveryexistenceisbasedonloyaltytothestateandourleadership.Wewouldhaveevolvednomatterwhatandthisissomethingallthehistoriansagreeupon.Anotherstudentayoungteenagegirlstoodup.But...areyousayingsirthattheentirestoryofthisCruandthebattlebetweentheThrinnandthePeopleofKlannawasnotthecruxofoursocietysdevelopmentManfrasmiled.ThatispartlytruehowevertheverynatureofmanistoservesocietyandtheThrinndidthis.Whenattackedbysuperiorforcestheydefendedthemselvesmagnicentlysettingthepathforallfuturesocieties.Theykneweventhenthattheonlywaytosurviveattacksbyoverwhelmingnumberswasforpeopletosubscribetoestablishedprinciplesandrulesandtoservetheirleaders.AsyouallknowtheKalaberynarethreateningoureasternborder.Withthetechnologywehaveappropriatedfromthemoverthelasttenyearsorsocoupledwithourowntechnologieswehavetheabilitytoutterlydestroythem.Weshalldosoverysoonnow.ThisissomethingwelearnedalongtimeagoandfromtheThrinnyouuseyourenemiestechnologyagainstthemespeciallywhentheythinktheyvegottheupperhand.Anotheryoungboystoodup.Sirhistoryhasshownusthatwehavedefeatedalmosteveryenemywehaveencountered.ButwhathistorydoesntshowiswhyisitthatsomanydifferentcultureshavesprungupdevelopedtheseinsaneideasthatmanisafreespiritwithdignityandhavefounditnecessarytospreadtheirpoliticseverywhereWhydontothersocialstructuresdevelopnormallyasoursdidTheyouthsatdown.Allwasquietnotasinglestirring.Nooneevendaredbreathe.FortoasksuchanimpertinentquestionconcerningthePerfectSocietywastantamounttoaskingforapublicogging.HoweverManfrawasmoredigniedinhisapproachtostudentsheknewandunderstoodtheimpertinenceofyouthandhowitmustbehonedforsocietyspurposes.Hegazedupontheyouthasafathertoason.Heremainedthoughtfulforwhatseemedlikecountlessseconds.Finallyheraisedhisheadhigh.HistoryhasshownusSothanthatoursocietyhasalwayswoneverystruggleputupagainstit.Itshalldosointhefuture.Whetheroursocietycameaboutnaturallyordevisedbyscholarswhoknewandunderstoodhumanfrailtieswecanbutsurmisebasedonourhistoricalevidence.Howeverinlightofthefactthatmanyso-calledfreesocietieshavesprunguptimeandtimeagainonlyshowsthelackofeducationtheignoranceofunderstandingthelessonsofhistoryandsimplybecausesomejustdontwanttorecognizemansfrailties.NowiftherearenomoreManfrawascutshortbythesoundoftheafternoonPledgeAlarm.Asifprogrammedrobotsallthestudentsstoodinunisonturnedandproceededinanorderlyfashionoutoftheroomintothecorridorwherehundredsofotherstudentswerealsoproceedinginanorderlyfashiondowncorridorsdownightsofstairsandonoutintothesmallschoolyard.TheretheentireassemblyoftheacademyteachersstudentsandarmedPartyGuardsstoodaroundtheagpoleholdingtheirrighthandshighupintheairtheyannouncedtheirpledgetotheagtheircountryandmostimportantlytheirleaderCayax.AftertheyhadnishedtheystoodinraptattentionastheklaxonsresoundedwithavoicewhichintroducedthenextspeakertheirrenownedleadertheindomitableCayax.Hisvoicewasascrispandclearasthebreakfastknellonalovelyspringmorningitgavenoindicationofthesixty-eightyearshislifeentailedoftheyearsofstruggletoholdpowerafterheattaineditinabloodyrevolutionthirtyyearsearlier.Alltheyoungpretendersmindlesssycophantsallviedwithoneanotherhopingtogainaccesstotheelderstatesmaneachwantingtobehissuccessor.Itmatterednothowtheywouldwhetherthroughdeclarationorassassinationaslongastheywereinpositiontousurppower.Nonehoweverhadactuallymanagedtocurryfavorfromthepowerfuldynamowholedhisnationintosixbloodycampaignsagainstotherwould-benations.Citizensthevoicepealeditissadtoinformyouthatonceagainourenemiesourishallaroundus.Aswehavetriedtomaintainourperfectsocialstructureoverthecenturiesmanyfalserepresentationsofsocietalintegrityhavesprungupandwehavecrushedeachandeverythreat.OnceagainanotherhasappearedtheKalaberynonthecontinentofAlman.Youdoubtlesshaveheardofthispatheticattemptatcreatingafreesocietyoneinwhichmansupposedlyexiststoserveahigherpurposethanthestate.30WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 SuchfallaciesaretobepurgedfromNarunWeareembarkingtodayuponagreatcauseasIhaveorderedourstrikeforcestoattackAlman.Hepausedloudcheerswentupfromthegatheringintheacademysyard.Cayaxcontinued.EvenaswespeakourweaponsofdestructionarenowdevastatingthemajorcitiesofAlmanandoutlyingareas.WeshallprevailonceagainandourvoiceshallbetheonlyvoiceofreasononallofNarunWithtodaysvictoryyourfutureissecureoursocietyshallourishandotherswillcometoknowthatmansplaceistoservethestate...toservetheirleader.DeathtoourenemiesWiththattheentireassemblyraisedtheirstshighintheairechoingthenalwordsoftheirgreatleaderoverandoveragainwhileoffinthedistancequietlystandingandobservingtheproceedingsinshadowaloneguresmiled.Hewasamagnicentyouthlookedtobeinhisearlythirtiesverymuscularwithgleamingblueeyesandsoftbrownhair.AndunlikemostNarunianshisskinwasalmostpristinewhite.Heturnedawayfromtheassemblyandclosedhiseyes...tosleepagain...toreturntohisreposeand...II...driftagaininlimitlessspaceandtime...observing...watching...astheforcesofNarunoverwhelmthesmallcontinentofAlmanthemassiveamountsofdestructionthemillionsofdyinglyingamidstrubbleandremainsofbodiestornbeyondrecognitionthebloodoozinglikesmallrillsdownsidesofwhatremainedofbuildings...owingalongstreetsandwalkways.Andthedebrisoffallenstructuresandhomessomehundredsofyearsoldnowturnedtoashtobeblownawaybyuncaringwindswashedbyangryheavyrainsintothedirtfromwhichtheywereoriginallyconstructed......AhtobeOnceagaintoroamtheheavensunfetteredwithoutcareorreason.Just...tobe.AndnowtondoneselfsoaringthroughtheCosmoswindingthroughtimeitselfseeingthethingsthathavebeen...andwillbe...orcanbe.Anintelligencebeyondcomprehensionthatiswhatitistobelike.Andtoitaboutthestarsplaywithmeteorsandcometsgoaboutfromplacetoplaceandbecome...whatever...tobe...wherever.Andherethissolemnplanet...thisplanetofPlath...quietserene...andhowcivilizationhasbecomequiteadvancedandpeacefulcuringmanyterriblediseasespeoplelivingforover150yearsandthetechnologythatthrustthemintothegreatfrontierofspace.AhlimitlessspaceHowoftentomarvelasmortalstaketotheheavensHowtheythinktheycanbidetheirtimeinspaceandtimeandnotrealizethattheyaregoing...nowhere.Howsimplemindedthesefrailcorporealbeingsarenotknowingfromonedaytothenextwhetherornottheywillwitnessgreatthings...orsimplyfadeawayintothevastnothingnessfromwhichtheycameneverknowingwhetherornottheirlivesmeantanythingtoanyone.Todream...towanderbackwardintimeandndoneselfawakeningoncemore...oncemore......onthissmallworldofPlath.Sostill...andyetthereisastirringinthedistance.Hecouldseeasheawakenedthestillnessofthetreesandsmallergreeneryallaround.HeraisedhisheadintotheairsnifngtheneraromasoftheeveningatmospherethesweetavorofyellowcoribaastheyopenedtheirpetalstotakeinthelightofthefullmoonNerawhilewatchingthesecondCoslipsilentlyalongitsorbitfurtherfromPlaththanitssister.CossickleshaperemindedthePlathitesthatrarelydidthetwomoonsbecomefullsimultaneously.Hetrottedalongslowlytryingnottomakemuchsoundashispawsgingerlypacedtheirwaythroughknurledtwigsandoccasionalmudfromanearlierrain.Hecouldswearthattherewasarainbowinthedistancebuthiseyesremainedxedonhispath.HecametoastopasthepathendedaboveashortwallcreatedfromrocksandmudevidentlyplacedtherebytheVariasareminderthatanywhocamepastnearedtheirsacredtempleoftheMoonGoddessNera.Heremainedmotionless.Heheardsoundsinthedistancesoundswhichindicatedthatsomeonewasapproaching.InthisformhishearingwastentimesmoreacutethanaVaris.ButwhyshouldntitbeAfteralltheywereonlymortalanyway.Hewatchedpatientlyasayounggreen-skinnedfemaleveryyoungtrodbarefootalongthedirtpath.Heobservedsilentlyasshestoppedbowedlowcrossingherhandsoverhernakedchestandchantedsomesimpledittywhichannouncedherimpendingarrivalatthetemple.Whenshestooderectonceagainhereyescaughtsightofthedarkhairybeaststaringatherwithmouthagape.Sheopenedhermouthtoscream.31WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 Silenceavoicecriedoutfromthemouthofthedraka.Shestaredinamazementafraidtospeakormove.IfthiscreaturetrulywantedherdeadoneleapfromhisperchontheSacredWallwouldbeenoughtokillherinstantly.Whatisyournamethedrakaqueried.I...Iam...Blavashewhispered.Blavaherepeated.Andwhatdoyouheremyyoungfriendhedemanded.I...I...Ihaveneverseenadrakawho...talkssherepliedtimidly.Mostdrakasattackandkill.Youtalk.What...whatdoyouwantBlavaherepeated.IamtheLordoftheBushasyoushouldhavebeeninstructedbyyourpeople.Shegasped.TheLordoftheBushShewincedshetriedtobackoffslightly.What...whatdoesthegreatLordoftheBushwantwithmeAmItodiefortheLordHelaughed.Hislaughterwasalmostscornfulcynical.Heryouthfulinnocencewastooincredibletobelieve.BlavayouhavenotbeeninstructedbyyourpeopleverywellIamafraid.TheLordoftheBushisonewhogivesorderstohispeopleandthoseordersmustbeobeyed.OrdidtheyneglecttotellthattoyoualsoBlavanoddedthenfelltoherknees.Hewatchedasasmallwindpickedupherlongcrimsonhairexposingherpointedears.HesupposedthatifhewereaPlathitemalehemightndheralluring...inaprimitivesexualwayofcourse.TheLordoftheBushhasamessageforyourpeopletheyarenolongertocomeheretoworshipattheTempleofNera.RathertheyaretosendseveraloftheirstrongestmenheretoremovethetempleandthestatueofNera.Thegirlgrabbedhermouth.ButwhyLordWhydoyoucommandsuchathingTheLordoftheBushgivesorderswhicharetobeobeyedchild.MyreasonsaresignicantandimportantbutifyoumusttellyourpeopleanythingtellthemthatNeraisanoutcastfromHeaven.Shehasdisappointedherfatherinlettingherpeoplewitherawayasyouhave.WewantedtoseetheVaridevelopintoamorepowerfulwarrior-likeraceinsteadyouhavebecomeasweakeliholswaitingforthedrakastoattackThatshallchange.NowgotoyourpeopleandgivethemthismessageButwhatoftheCaraniansTheytooworshipNera.WhatwilltheysayTheirconcernisnotyourschild.IshallspeaktothemasIhavedonewithyou.NowgoThefrightenedgirlscamperedoutfasterthanasmallrekionsoonshewasnolongervisible.LaterthatdaytheVaricounselcalledtheAssemblyoftheEldersthereBlavatoldherstoryindetail.TheElderswereastonishedandoverwhelmedwithconfusion.WhydoestheLordoftheBushonlyappeartothisscaredchildoneelderqueried.AndwhatisthepurposefordestroyingtheTempleofNeraForwhatcouldresultfromthishideousactexcepttoinfuriatetheCaraniansasecondasked.Andanotherdaredtosuggestthepossibilityofopenhostilitiesandwarfare.Thislatterproposalwasmetwithconsiderablerageandfear.Whatarewetodostillanotherelderasked.AndhowdoweknowsheisntmakingallthisupBlavasatthroughallthislisteningintentlyhardlydaringtospeaksinceafterallshewasonlyayounggirlandnotanelder.Butuponthelastqueryshefeltshehadtospeakhermind.Forgivemeshebeganmuchtotheconsternationoftheeldersandothermenpresent.IknowthatIamnotsupposedtospeakoutofturnbutIwouldnothavewastedanyonestimebyhavingthiscouncildebatemylies.IdonotlieAtthismanyofthemenbegantonodinagreement.Thegirlhaddefendedherselfwell.Flandartheoldestoftheeldersarose.SilentheremainedwhiletheothersdebatedBlavasstorynotoncedidhequestionBlavanordidheshowanyemotionwhatsoeverduringtheentiredebate.Butnowhestooderectandwhenhedidsoeveryoneremainedsilent.FlandarwalkedslowlytowardthemiddleoftheroomwhereBlavastood.Shebackedawayslowlyasheapproached.TherewasalmostnosoundasFlandarstoodmotionless.Histiredgrayeyespeeredthroughwhatseemedliketightslitsforeyelidsunderwhiteheavyeyebrows.AshegazedsomberlyaroundtheassemblyBlavacouldswearshecouldhearnothingbutherheartbeatingloudly.FriendscametheagedwhisperedsoundfromthecrackedlipsofFlandar.Ihavelivedalongtime.Ihaveseenmanystrangethings.IhaveheardmanystrangethingsbutthestorybroughttoustodaybyBlavaisoneoftheoddesttosaytheleast.Iknowmostofyouchallengethisyounggirlsclaim.Itoohavemydoubts.HoweverwhenIwasamereladmanyturnsagomymothertoldastorysimilartoBlavas.ButshealsotoldmethatonedaytheLordoftheBushwouldreturnandgivestrangeorderstohispeople...orderswhichwouldbechallengedandarguedoverbutorderswhichweretobecarriedoutnevertheless.32WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 AlthoughIcannotsaywhytheLordrequeststhatwedestroyNerassacredtempleitisnotthersttimethatgodsorgoddesseshavefallenoutoffavorinHeaven.Atthismanyofthemennoddedinagreement.Flandarcontinued.IdonotproposetostandhereandspeakforthegodsbutfromeverythingBlavahastoldusallisconsistentwithourbeliefs.ThereisnoreasonforBlavatolietous.Sheisanhonestgirlwhohasshownmanytimesherloyaltytoherpeopleandtoourgods.ThereforeunlessanyoneofyoucanshowthatthisgirlislyingandforwhatpurposeIwouldbehappytostandasideandletyouspeak.IfnotthenIwouldarguetoacceptherstoryanddoaswearerequestedbytheLordoftheBush.Flandarthenquietlyreturnedtohisseatafterwhichonlybreathingcouldbedetectedbyeveryonewithintheassembly.Anothereldergotupandheadedtothecenteroftheroom.Flandarspeakswisely.Deepinourheartsweknowhespeakstruly.ItisnowuponustogatherourstrongestmenandtodotheLordsbiddingevenasBlavahassuggested.WedonotwishtoantagonizetheLordoftheBush.AtthisothereldersandsomeoftheothermengatheredtogethertodecideonwhothestrongestmeninthevillageweresometwentyofthemwerenamedandsetofftofollowBlavabacktotheTempleofNerawherebasedonBlavasinstructionsmanyropesweretiedaroundNerasstatueandseveralofthemenpulleddownthismassivestoneconstruct.Blavastoodasideandwatchedinhorrorasmanyofthementookclubswithheavymetallicendsonthemandothersastheytooklargerocksandliterallypoundedthestatueintochips.Afterthisthemenbeganattackingthestonepillarsandtheentrancewaytothetemple.Thisactcontinuedforseveralhours.Themenworkedhardtirelesslytearingrockandfabricapartsettingthegoldurnsandcandleholdersonendandhammeringthemintooddmisshapenatrocitiesofartnoonecouldhaverecognizedthem.AsBlavaandthemenwereabsorbedintheiractivitytheyfailedtonoticeseveralyoungCaranianwomeninthedistancecomingtoworshipNerawithgiftsandowers.Astheyapproachedthesoundsofdestructionpermeatedtheairtheyhesitatedhidingbehindtreesandfoliage.TheybecamealarmedandappalledastheyobservedtheincredibleheartlessobliterationofthesacredTempleofNera.Shockedandfrightenedtheydroppedtheirintendedofferingsandedbacktotheirvillage.ThepeopleofthevillageofKwarothechiefCaraniancitywereangryandastonished.TheycouldnotunderstandwhytheVariwouldsuddenlyandwithoutexplanationtaketothistypeofaction.Theywenttotheirelderswhothenofferedaprayerandanexplanationforwhattheyshoulddonext.Theirprayerswereansweredquicklyasastrangedrakaenteredthevillage.Atrstnoonenoticedthelargeblackcreaturebutsoonasitcreptquietlypastonevillagerandthenanotherwithoutattackingitslowlymadeitswaythroughthestartledcrowdtowardtheelders.Theseareindeedstrangetimesoneelderobserved.FirstNerastempleisdestroyedbytheVariandnowthisdrakajustwalksintoourvillagewithoutattackinganyoneWearedoomedNocriedthevoiceofthedraka.Theastonishedvillagersgaspedinhorror.Adrakawhospeaksonepersoncriedout.IamtheLordoftheBushthedrakasaid.YoutheCaraniansyouaremyloyalpeople.Atthisthecrowdquietedabit.Thedrakacontinued.Mypeopleagreatinjusticehasbeenrendereduponyou.NerasTemplehasbeendestroyedbytheVari.Theyhaveviolatedallyoursacredtrustsandagreements.ThisisnotacceptabletoNeraOneofthechiefeldersstoodbeforetheLordoftheBush.WhatdoestheLordoftheBushcommandHowshallwerespondNeraismostdispleasedwiththisapparentlackofloyaltyandthisdestruction.WhytheVarihaveactedinthismannerisunimportantwhatisimportantisthatNerabeavengedforthisoutrageshehassuffered.Thisindignitymustnotgounpunished.NerarequeststhatyouarmyourselvesforthwithandlaunchanimmediateattackupontheVari.Nooneistosurvive.ThepeopleofKwarostaredinastonishmentateachother.DestroytheVarionevillagerquestioned.Thisisntrightanothervillagercried.Buttheyareourfriendsstillanotheroffered.Silencethedrakacommanded.Aretheyyourfriendswhodestroythetempleoftheall-powerfulNeraAretheyyourfriendswhowithoutexplanationtaketoremovingasacredplaceofworshipIthinknotGatheryournestwarriorsnowsothatNeracanbeavengedAtthisthevillagersscamperedndingspearsbowarrowsandslingsandotherweaponsaswellastheirnestyoungwarriors.Atthebehestoftheeldersthesewarriorsmarchedoffwiththevillagersnotfarbehind.33WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 IntheVarivillagelaterthatdayBlavawaswithFlandarinhissmallhovel.Therewasverylittlehereexceptforemptybeddingandthechairhewasseatedin.Shewaskneelingbeforehim.ChildhebeganithascometomyattentionthattheCaranianscouldbeveryangryoverthisincident.ItwouldbewellforusifweweretohavesomeofourotherpeopletohelpusinourpossiblestrugglewiththeCaranians.ButwilltheynotbelievemeifItellthemthetruththegirlqueried.Childtherearemanythingsyoudonotunderstand.TheCaranianswillnotbeinamoodtolistenrightaway.Ifwehavehelpfromourotherfriendsthenhostilitiesmaybeavoided.Butwemustactquickly.IwishyoutogotoLarenzandsendforasmanyoftheyoungmenasyoucan.BringthemheretomeandIshallinstructthem.Butyoumustgoswiftlyasthecoronies.Yeshonoredoneshesaid.Risingupshebowedlowandthenscamperedoutofthehovel.Flandararose.Thestaffinhishandssuddenlyfelltowardtheoorbutvanishedbeforeithit.FlandarspunsuddenlylookingtothebackofthehutandthesmallcotmadeoutofleavesandtreebranchesandtothesleepinggureinitFlandarhimselfsuddenlyvisible.Butthestandinggurenolongerappearedgazingintentlyuponthereclinedelder.Insteadalargeblack-haireddrakastoodpantinggiddily.OutsidethehutcouldbeheardscreamsandshoutsastheCaranianjuggernautthrustitswayintotheVarivillage......andthatSteriamconcludedassheshutthebookandsetitbackuponitsrightfulplaceofdignityupontheshelfisthebeginningofourworldandhowitcametobethatwenowknowthatNeraouronetrueGodestablishedherselfforallPlathitesforalltime.Steriamschildrenaboyandagirlgazedinaweattheincrediblestory.Thoughtheyhearditoverathousandtimestheyneverlostinterestinit.ButmotherlittleAxiacriedwhathappenedtotheVarigirlBlavaSteriamsmiledasshearosefromherseat.AxiasherepliedBlavawasusedbythedrakatocontinuethestrugglebetweentheCaraniansandtheVari.EventuallyshewascaughtbytheCaraniansandalthoughshetoldherstorytothemshewasdisbelieved.Shewastriedconvictedandexecuted.ButthinkofwhatmighthavehappenediftheVarihadgainedcontroloverthosepricelesslandsbackthenOurcivilizationasweknowitmightneverhavebeen.Axiayawned.HerbrotherDanofwatchedhissisterthenyawnedalso.Steriamsmiled.Timeforbednowbothofyou.OhmomDanofsaid.ButyoupromisedAxiasaidyousaidthatifweweregoodyoudtellusanotherstorytooThatwasbeforethetwoofyoustartedtofalloffthebeds.LookyoubotharetiredandIamtoo.YourfatherwontbehomeforanothersixmonthssowedbetterpraytoTheGoddesstobringhimsafelyhometous.TomorrowIlltellyousomemorestoriesofourhistoryprovidedyoudontfallasleep.SoletspraytogethershallweThechildrenremovedthemselvesfromtheirbedsandthethreekneltdownandprayedtoNeraforguidanceandtosafelybringtheirfatherandhusbandbackhomesafely.Thenlittlegreenearsandfeetfoundtheirwayundercoverforagoodnightsrest.LaterasSteriamwasjustabouttoturninsheturnedonthevideometerwhichonlyshowednewseventsoftheday.Moreandmoreghtinginforeignlandsshenoticed.Suchwasthewayofthingsonewarafteranother.SheglancedatthepictureofRolakherhusband.Heitwaswhooftensaidthatpeoplehavegottoghttomaintaintheirhomelandsandprotecttheirwayoflifefrominvaders.Moreimportantlyonceyoundthatsomeonemaywanttoinvadeyourlandyouhadbettermaketherststrikeinstead.Andsoitwasthatherhusbandhadgoneofftoghtinasecondwar.Seemedasifoneendedandanotherbeganayearlater.Shewonderedifitwouldeverend...theendlessbloodlettingoverthelasttwothousandyearsorso.Shethoughtbacktothoseearlydays...whatif...whatifBlavahadneverlistenedtothedrakaWhatifshehadrunawayinsteadWhatifthedrakahadneverbeenthereAh...whatifThecontinuousceaselessdrifting.Allaroundcirclingtheuniversewithallitswonders...itsbeauty...itsconstantboringexistenceThinkingandyetnotthinking.Watchingandyetparticipating.ThiswasthewayThewaytobeAllexistenceissupercial.Itspurposeisforenjoyment.AfterallwhatweremortalsBriefglimpsesofabnormalityJusteetingwhispersinthedarkHerenowgoneinthenextmoment.Yesyesmortalityisonlytemporaryexistenceisforever.Todriftbeyondimagining...togobeyondunmeasuredboundaries...toseektheanswerstoallthatiswhatif...whatifitdidntcometopassWhatwouldhappenthen34WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 Agirlrealizedthatshehadgrownhairbetweenherlegs.Shegotworriedandaskedhermomaboutthathair.HermomcalmlysaidThatpartwherethehairhasgrowniscalledMonkeybeproudthatyourmonkeyhasgrownhair..thegirlsmiled.AtdinnershetoldhersisterMymonkeyhasgrownhair.HersistersmiledandsaidThatsnothingmineisalreadyeatingbananas.________________________________________________________________________Onenightalittlegirlwalksinonherparentshavingsex.Themotherisgoingupanddownonthefatherandwhensheseesherdaughterlookingatthemsheimmediatelystops.WhatareyoudoingMommyThemothertooembarassedtotellherlittlegirlaboutsexsoshemakesupananswer.WellsweetiesometimesdaddystummygetstoobigsoIhavetojumpupanddownonittoflattenitout.ThelittlegirlrepliesWellmommyyoureallyshouldntbotherwiththat.ThemotherhasaconfusedlookonherfaceWhydoyousaythatsweetheartThelittlegirlrepliesBecausemommyeverytimeyouleaveinthemorningtheladynextdoorcomesoverandblowsitbackup.________________________________________________________________________IhadavisitoronenightheexploredmybodylickedsuckedswallowedhadhisfillwhensatisfiedheleftIwashurtDamnmosquito________________________________________________________________________Amanwalksintoabarandseesaguywithareallybiglighter.HeasksthemanWheredidyougetsuchabiglighterThemanrepliesSeethatmanplayingpianooverthereHesagenieandhellgrantyouonewish.SotheguywalksovertothegenieandsaysIwishforamillionbucks.Allofasuddentheroomfillsupwithamillionducks.ThemanwalksovertotheguywiththelighterandsaysThatgenieisalittlehardofhearingisnthe.TheguyrepliesNokiddingYouthinkIaskedfora14inchBic________________________________________________________________________SextingFailGirlBabyIamwet.BoyWantapapertowelGirlNoIwantmorethanthatBoyWant2papertowelsGirlNobabyIwantsumthingbigandroundBoyDamnyouwantthewholerollAlljokesbroughttoyoubyhttpacademictips.orgfunny-jokesfunny-dirty-jokes35WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMARCH2014 ThisFLiPpagebroughttoyouby. LiterayDsisPswasingfoeuthowww.literarydesirespress.cominfoliterarydesirespress.com703.764.8003LiteraryDesiresPressisacceptingsubmissionsofallsub-genresofromanceanderoticnovelsnovellasandshortstories.Wearealsoacceptingself-publishedauthorswhowishtoselltheirpaperbacksandorebooksonlinethroughus.2WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 EverDeamtofBecominaPinupIfyouhaveeverdreamtofposingasaclassicpinupofthe1950sasultryvixenofthe1930sor40soravampofthe1920sthenhereisyourchanceCelesteGiulianoPhotographyisafullservicestudiowherecustomvintagestyledportraitsarethespecialty.Overthelast6yearsmyteamandIhavetransformedover1000everydaywomanintosexypinupsWeofferthebestqualityandmostprofessionalpinupphotographyavailable.WhetheritsyourrsttimeposingoryouareaproinfrontofthecameraIcanhelpyoufeelcomfortablerelaxedandcondentasyouaretransformedintoaclassypinup.Allpackagesarecompletelycustomizedtocreateuniqueimagesthatreectyouoryourlovedonespersonalityandinterests.Thephotosareaperfectgiftforabirthdayweddinganniversaryorotherspecialoccasions.Theyarealsoafunanduniquewaytodocumentandcelebratemilestonebirthdaysreachingweightlossgoalspregnancypostpregnancyandnewrelationships.Plustheymakeyoufeelsexyandgiveyoutheopportunitytopamperyourselfforaday3WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 EDITORAlexisNicholsPUBLISHERFrankMonahanDESIGNERMeredithHancockPHOTOGRAPHERSArielChilczukwww.intellidot.comErichChenwww.erichchen.comHarveyBranmanwww.harveybranman.comONTHECOVERModelRoxannePhotograpybyErichChenwww.erichchen.comHelloFLiPMagazineReadersIamsopleasedtobeofciallyjoiningtheFLiPteamandtakingontheroleofFLiPWMagazineeditor.IvebeenluckyenoughtobefeaturedinFLiPasamodelmultipletimesnowandIamlookingforwardtodelvingintothisexcitingnewrole.OurMay2014issuecoversavarietyoftopicsallgearedtowardsimprovingthemindsbodiesandsoulsofourreadership.ArticleslikeMyBeautylosiphywillremindusthattruebeautyisbothaninnerandouterongoingselfimprovementprocessINKDthreadsrecyclablefashionlinewillteachustoappreciatedesignsinaneco-friendlywayandanIntroductiontoZumbaTheNewDanceWorkoutCrazewillhopefullyprovetobeanotherfunwayforyoutokeeptandhealthy.ThesearejustafewofthemanytopicsthisissuewillcoversoIencourageyoutokeepreadingandlearnmoreIwouldlovetohearfromourreadersandifyouthinkyouhaveasubjectarticleoreventthatmightinterestuspleasefeelfreetoreachouttomeatalexisnicholsipmagazine.net.AfterallthismagazineisputtogetherforyouourreaderssoItrulyvalueandconsideryourfeedbackwhencompilingarticlesforourmagazine.IhopethisissueinspiresencouragesandfulllsyouasmuchasitdoesallofushereatFLiPWMagazine.SowhatareyouwaitingforFliponthroughthepagesofFLiPMagazineAlexisNicholsFLiPwEditorletterfromtheeditorcredits...StephGirardPhotographywww.stephgirardphoto.com4WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 WISHINGWELLMyBeautylosophyGO-GREENRECYCLABLEFASHIONWHATYOUDONTKNOWABOUTCLEANSINGPUREROMANCEPARTIESCASHFLOWBASICSSMOKEDSALMONROLLRECIPE71014161823QAWOMENINCOMEDY8262428NATURALLYBEAUTIFUL205WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 SendaPin-UpBooktoU.S.TroopsandVeteransallovertheworldorBuyOneforYourselfFindthisbookandmanyothersatwww.forthetroopsonline.comRegistertodayatwww.ipmagazine.comgolf6WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 BYHANNAHM.BORABABYSomewherealongthepathwaytoadulthoodtherecomesatimewhenthemagicalpracticeoftossingpenniesintowishingwellsgiveswaytodailyto-dolistsandplanningforthefuture.Wish-makingnolongerseemslikeapracticaluseoftimeforgrownwomenbalancingjobsfamilyandpersonallives.Whatweoftenfailtoconsiderhoweveristhatwish-makingisnotsomuchachildhoodpracticeasitisapowerfulartwhichcanbecultivateddaily.Wedonothavetowaitforstarstofallinordertorealizeourdeepestdesireswecanwishthemintobeingsimplybycallingourdesirestomindwithdeliberation.Thechallengehereisthattheprocessofwishingrequiresthatwedenewhatitiswewant.IfyoureanythinglikeIamthequestionWhatdoIwantislikelytoinspiresomethingakintowhatadeermustexperiencewhenstaringintooncomingheadlights.Manyincrediblygiftedwomenofmyacquaintancehaveahardtimeansweringthisquestion.Perhapsthisisbecausedeepdownwefeelashamedofwantingwhateveritiswelongfor.Perhapswefeelweneedtobemoreperfectbeforewetrulydeservethethingswewant.Perhapswearelimitedbythatinternalcommitteewhichtellsuswearenotcapableofachievingourdreams.Oftenweholddeeplyrootedfearsthatgetinthewayofbeingabletoimaginealifeforourselvesinwhichwefeelfullledphysicallyintellectuallyandemotionally.Wherethereisfearthereisdoubt.Wherethereisdoubtwishescannotcometrue.SoforafewmomentseachdayIinviteyoutoputyourdoubtsaside.Tunein.Connecttothechildwithinyouwhoisnotlimitedbytheboundariesofadulthood.AskwhatismyvisionformylifeandfortheworldaroundmeIfatrstyoufeelintimidatedbysuchabroadquestionthenstartsimpleandrememberthattruechangefortheworldbeginswithprofoundchangefortheindividual.AskwhatbringsmejoyWhataremygiftsWhatmakesmeuniqueWhenwerecognizeandtakeownershipofourindividualstrengthsopportunitiestousethemopenup.Wearenolongerlimitedbydoubtsaboutouracceptabilityinsteadweareabletobemoreintentionalaboutwherewedirectourfocus.Aswebecomespecicaboutwhatwewantwearebetterabletodistinguishwhatwedontwantsoasnottowasteourenergyonactivitiesrelationshipsorcareersthatdonotserveus.Forexampleyoumayndyourselfinajobwhereyoufeelyournaturalinstinctsarenothonored.Maybeyourtalentisfornoticingdetailsothersmissandasaresultyouhaveasenseofhowthingsintheworkplacecouldbedonemoreeffectively.Youremployermaynotbeopentoyoursuggestionsbutinsteadofgettingdownonyourselfandwastingpreciousenergytryingtoquietyourinstinctsyoucanembracethoseoriginalimpulsesandlookforopportunitieswhereyourinsightswouldbevalued.Whenwearesureaboutwhatwehavetoofferwebecomemoreawareofwhatitisweneed.Ifyourhopeisforaromanticrelationshipratherthansimplywishingforaboyfriendtaketimetoenvisiontheidealformthatpartnershipwouldtake.DoyouwantapartnerwhowillsupportyouinbeingartisticspiritualandadventurousWhatisimportanttoyouThemorespecicweareaboutwhatweneedthemorelikelywearetorecognizeitwhenitshowsupinourlives.Ifyouwanttoloseweighttrytoimaginebecominghealthyinawaythatisenjoyablenaturalandsustainable.Youmaysuddenlystarttonoticesignsfordancelessonswholefoodscookingclassesorgrouphikes.Youmayevenmeetapartnerwhosebeliefsabouthealthylivingareinalignmentwithyours.Itisimportanttoremainunattachedtohowandwhentheanswerstoourwishesmayshowupsincetheyrarelyappearexactlyaswepictured.Moreoftenourwishesarefullledinwaysevenricherthanwecouldhaveimagined.Anotherbenettobeingmorespecicaboutwhatwewantisthatwerealizewedonothavetodoitalone.Allaroundusthereareotherswithuniquegiftsthatcomplementourown.Wecanlearnfromthemandperhapsevenjoinoureffortswiththeirs.Amajorculturalshiftisunderway.Manyaretakingastepbackfrominterpersonalcompetitionandrecognizingthevalueofcommunity.Inthisatmospherenetworksofpeopleensurethateveryonehaswhattheyneedtothrive.Weknowthatwhenindividualsourishsodoesthecommunity.OhwemightsayyouneedsomethingImaynothaveitbutIknowsomeonewhodoes.JusttellhimIsentyou.Theworldopensuptouswhenwerecognizethatwearenotonlyworthyofreceivinghelpweareworthyenoughtoaskforit.Wesimplyneedtobemorespecicaboutwhatitisweareaskingfor.___________________________________________________HannahM.BorababylivesinAshevilleNorthCarolina.ThereamongthemistymountainssheworksinchilddevelopmentstudiesyogaandnutritionhelpsfacilitateaholistichealinggroupcalledStoryMedicineandishardatworkonherfrstnovel.Hannahdrawsherinspirationfromvariousschoolsofmindfulnesspracticeintegrativehealthandalternativeliving.Shehailsfromalonglineofmedicinewomenandfeelsgratefultobecarryingonthetradition.WishingWellThepowerofbeingspecicaboutwhatwewant7WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 BYEMILYMESSINASomethingisshiftingintheentertainmentindustryandnowmorethaneverbodyprideisontherise.Thedaysofsubsistingonchewinggumandgrapesareslowlymakinganexit.NowwhenweturnonTVweseeactressesthatmorecloselyresemblethatsrightus.ThisisinpartduetothefactthatwomenarepoppingupmoreandmoreinleadingcomedicrolesandwhobettertoownherbodythanawomanwhocanjokeaboutitWithladieslikeAmyPoehlerTinaFeyJenniferLawrenceandMindyKalingspeakingoutaboutbodyimageitshardnottofollowtheirleadtheseareEmmyandAcademy-Awardnominatedactressesandwritersafterall.WhenMindyKalingwasonthecoverofELLEMagazinethemagazinesufferedbacklashbecausepeoplewereaccusingitofpurposelyonlyshowingKalingsfaceratherthanafullbodyshot.InresponsetothisMindytweetedIlovemyELLEMagazinecover.Itmademefeelglamorouscool.Andifanyonewantstoseemoreofmybodygoonthirteendateswithme.JenniferLawrencetookasimilarapproachwhentalkingtoBarbaraWalterslastyear.InregardstotheF-wordAndthewordfatIjustthinkitshouldbeillegaltocallsomebodyfatonTV.ImeanifwereregulatingcigarettesandsexandcusswordsbecauseoftheeffectithasonouryoungergenerationwhyarentweregulatingthingslikecallingpeoplefatSincetheentertainmentindustryhasmovedonfromthestalementalitythatwomenarenotasfunnyasmenalongwiththatshifthascomeariseinwomeninthemedianolongerconformingtosocietysinterpretationofhowtheyshouldlook.Thewholepurposeofcomedyistomakepeoplelaughandthepurposeoflaughingistofeelgoodandtherescertainlynothingthatfeelsgoodaboutscrutinizingourselveseverytimeweeatafewfrenchfries.ButyouknowwhatdoesfeelgoodEatingafewfrenchfries.SotakeacuefromHollywoodsfunnygalsandeatafewfrenchfriesguiltfree.__________________________________________________EmilyMessinaisaScriptCoordinatorbybrainWriterbyheart.OriginallyfromCarlislePAshegraduatedfromOhioStateUniversityin2009andhasbeenwritingandeditinginLosAngeleseversince.WomeninComedyHowtheFunnyGalsoftheScreenareTeachingUstoLoveOurBodies8WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 9WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 10WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 BYDEVASHREESHIVADEKARPHOTOGRAPHYBYERICHCHENWWW.ERICHCHEN.COMGo-GreenFashionisanewmovementtakingoverthefashionworldThisisafashionstatementthatisalsoessentiallyanenvironmentalcause.MoveoverchiffonandwelcomerecyclablegoodnessBrandinggreenfashionisanewtrendandwewereluckyenoughtositdownwithoneoftheforerunnersofthiscauseAngelaDudesignerandownerofINKDThread.QAngelawhyfashiondesignAndwhyL.AAIwasbornandbroughtuphere.IwasraisedinLosAngeles.Mymotherwasaweddinggowndesignerandmydadwasacalligrapher.Ialwaysgrewuparoundthearts.AlsoImathirdgenerationseamstresssomethingthatsbeeninourfamilyforgenerations.QDidyoualwayswanttobeafashiondesignerANotatallIwenttoaschoolofhospitality.IalwaysthoughtIwouldbecomeaweddingplanner.ButasIstartedcreatingeventsandgettinginvolvedintheprocessIrealizedwheremytrueinterestslie.QTellmemoreaboutthisGo-Greenmovement.WhatdoesitmeantoyouAIactuallystumbleduponitbyaccident.AphotographeraskedmeifIwouldbeinterestedinoneofhisshows.Heaskedmetocreateanecofriendlythemedphotoshootincludinghairmakeupandsomekindofrecyclablewardrobe.Ilikedtheideaofthediscardedmaterialandreinventingitinabrandnewway.Iwasdrawntotheideaofcreatingsomethingoutofnothing.Iquicklyrealizedthatitwasmypassion.Ivealwaysbeenfascinatedbymaterial.Ineverlookedatadressasjustadress.Ialwayslookedatitastherawclothitcamefrom.WithinfourmonthsofbeingapproachedwiththisprojectIhadalineofveouttsmadeofrecyclablematerialsuchassodacanswaterbottlesbrownpaperbagsandplastictrashbags.Thatswherethejourneytospreadconsciouslivingawarenessthroughtheartoffashionbegan.continued...11WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 QDoyouthinkmainstreamfashionisreadytogogreenAIthinkthereneedstobemoreawareness.Thereisdenitelyanichemarketfortheseproducts.Entertainmentisthebestmediumtoreachawidermarket.Ifeelitcouldalsobetaughtinartschools.QArethereanychallengesthatcomewiththisAOfcourseMakingpeopletakeinterestinthiselditselfischallenging.Weneedmorefundingsowecanexploremoreoptionsandreachout.Themomentpeopleseeittheyareinstantlyverycurioussoitisjustamatterofgettingitoutthere.QHowdoyouthinkdesignerscouldincorporatethatABymakingday-to-dayclothesthatareenvironmentallyfriendly.Bymakingthismovementmorethanjustacausefordesignerstogetpublicity.QAsafashiondesignerwhatdoyouwantyourlegacytobeAIwanttoberememberedasanartist.Thatisessentiallythecoreofmyprofessiontheartitself.QFinallyifpeoplewanttocheckoutyourworkwherewouldtheynditAYoucouldvisitmywebsiteandfollowusforourupcomingeventsatwww.inkthread.com.12WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 DevashreeShivadekarisaLosAngelesbasedScreenwriteroriginallyfromMumbaiIndia.ShecompletedherBachelorofArtsinEconomicsfromUniversityofMumbaibeforeyingtoNewYorktopursueandsuccessfullycompleteherMasterofFineArtsdegreeinScreenwritingfromtheNewYorkFilmAcademy.DevashreehasbeenwritinglmsinLosAngelesforthelasttwoyears.SheswrittenmorethanfteenscreenplaysinthelastyearandhalfincludingashortlmthatwasinofcialselectionattheCannesFilmFestival2013.CurrentlysheresidesinLosAngelesandisworkingontwotelevisionpilotstwofeaturescreenplaysandvariousarticles.13WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 BYANJEZAANGIEGEGAPHOTOGRAPHYBYARIELCHILCZUKWWW.INTELLIDOT.COMWeaskedZumbainstructorAnjezaAngieGegaandsheexplaineditalltousZumbaisadancesensationthathasbeenchanginglives.Themagicformulafallsunder4pairfactorsftnessanddancehealthandhappinessresultsandhealingandnallygreatmusicandmoves.AdanceumbrellathatunitesLatinmovesMiddleEasternexoticdanceAfricanbeatsandEuropeanenergyitismostlycateredtowomenbutmenloveittoo.FromhotcoloredouttstoentertainingmusicandnallytofundancemovesthequestionisnotareyouexercisingenoughbutratherareyouhavingfunenoughThroughZumbapeoplehavelostweightgainedmusclemassreachedtheirdesiredimagerecuperatedfromsurgerycontrolledtheiraddictionsandevenfoundawaytocopewithchronicstress.Itisnotmagicbutascienticallybuiltformulapresentedinavisuallyappealingway.AnddidImentionhowmuchfunitisFitnessandDancetranslaterespectivelytocoretrainingandcardio.BuildingmuscleistheanswertoconstantlyburningcaloriesevenwhenyouarentmovingsaysGega.ZumbatakesittothenextlevelbyaddinginternationalavorthatincludesLatinmovesbellydanceballetjazzhiphoppilatesandcorestrength.ThegoalistoburncaloriesbuildmusclemassandthenmakethatmusclemassleanandlongtocreateasexyandhealthyimagesaysGega.ThatiswhyZumbaworks.Itintertwinescardioandfundancemoveswhilebuildingmusclesthroughcoretraining.ThemainmusclethatZumbaexercisesistheheart.YestheheartisamuscleDancechoreographiestaughtinclassareorganizedinaspecicmannerstartingwithupbeatmusictoinitiallyincreaseheartrateandburncaloriesthenshiftintoslowermusicfortheheartratetoadjustwhileintroducingcoretrainingexercisesforanincreaseofmusclemassandthencontinuingtorotateagainforatleast60minutes.WhataboutHealthandHappinessInZumbaclassespeopleareoftenexpectedtospendapproximately700-950calorieshourdependingontheirinvolvementintheintensityofclass.Highcaloricburnanemotionalhighandself-condenceboostsareafewoftheoutcomesyoucanexpect.IleaveherefeelinglikeamillionbuckssaysoneofGegasstudentsthathasbeenghtingdepressionandweightloss.IbrokeupwithmyboyfriendrecentlyandIwaslockedathomecrying.Thisissuchgoodtherapysaysanotherstudent.HeroldeststudentDana70yearoldchimedinIwassostiffandinvolvedinmanyinjurieshesays.YouhelpedmediscovermuscleIdidntknowexistedandmyincreasedexibilityhasallowedmetomovemore.ResultsandHealingareanotherkeyelementforZumba.Doesitworkpeopleoftenask.ItwillworkifyouworkanswersAnjezaAngieGega.TheexactresultscannotbepredictedduetodifferentbodyresponseandotherlifestylechoicessuchaswhatyoueatandwhatotherworkoutregimensyouincorporateinadditiontoZumbasheexplains.Zumbaisallabouthowmucheffortyouputintothemoves.SomeofthetechniquesaremoreadvancedthanothersbutGegaencourageseventhemostinexperiencedmoversandshakerstogiveitatry.YouhavetostartsomewhereandwithpracticeyouwillimproveandndyourselfdoingmovesandholdingposesyouneverthoughtyoucouldEvenifsomethingishardforyouontherstfewclassesyouwillnoticeahugeimprovementinexibilityandstrength.PhysicalactivitieslikeZumbaalsocausethereleaseofendorphinswhichareresponsibleforelevatingyourmoodboostingyourimmunesystemrelaxingmusclesanddecreasingpain.Whatsthemagicformulaforthenewfitnessanddancecraze14WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 LastbutnotleasthowimportantisGreatMusicandMoveswhenitcomestoZumbaTheanswerisimmenselyimportantMusicwascreatedbeforewecouldspeakandhadnootherformofcommunication.Danceisanexpressionofcoordinationandofthebody.Thesongsincorporatedinclassarecarefullychosentobecatchyandmakeyouwanttodance.SomepeopleoftengetintimidatedbydancesaysAnjezaAngieGega.Theyhearthatinclasswewilldancetosalsamusicbellydancebachataandimmediatelytheyarenervousandfearfulofnotbeingabletoperformthesedances.ButAnjezadoesntbelieveintheinabilitytodance.AfterallinZumbayoujustdothemovestothebestofyourpersonalability.Ifyoucanwalkyoucandance.IfyoucancoordinatetheleftlegtopairwiththerightarmandtherightarmtopairwiththeleftlegwhilewalkingyouCANdanceshesays.Ifmovingtoawesomeworldlymusicalbeatssocializingwithlike-mindedhealthconsciousindividualsandndingemotionalrewardsthatcanboostyourcondencesoundlikesomethingyouarelookingforZumbamightbetherighttforyou__________________________________________________WithadegreeincommunicationsabackgroundinpsychologyandaninspirationalbookalreadypublishedAnjezaAngieGegaassuresusthatthecoretomakingadifferenceinpeopleslifeismotivationandinspirationandteachingZumbahasallowedhertodojustthat.TokeepupwithAnjezaAngieGegacheckoutherwebsiteatwww.angiegega.com15WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 BYALEXANDRAKAYWILLIAMSAsaformercold-pressedjuicecompanyadministratorIcantellyouallabouthowwonderfulcleansingisforthedigestivesystem.Icanalsotellyouhowgreatyouregoingtofeelafterhowmuchenergyyourgoingtohavehowmyexperiencewascleansingorhowitcomparestoacertaincelebritysexperience.HoweverImnotgoingtodothat.Youvealreadyhearditfromyourcoworkeroryourboyfriendssisterbecauseletsfaceitwithinsixdegreesofseparationsomeoneyouknowisonlyconsumingliquidcaloriesthisweek.Imalsonotgoingtotellyouthatyouneedtogobuyajuicerorthatyouneedtothrowawayanythingthatcantbeeatenwithastraw.WhatIwilltellyouisthatjuicingisnotforeveryone.WHATDIDSHESAYIsaidjuicingisnotforeveryonebutitcanbe.Cleansingcanbeaneffectivewaytoslowdownthedigestivesystembutonlywhendoneproperly.Hereareallthewaysinwhichyoumaybecleansingwrongandhowitisaffectingyourbody.1.Yourestartingacleansetodaybecauseyouvebeensobadlately.LetsdefnebadshallweHaveyoubeeneatingalotofprocessedfoodsMaybeyouvebeenovereatingeventhehealthystuff.Wellunfortunatelyacleanseisnotgoingtofxyourproblems.Itsactuallygoingtoputyourbodyintoshock.Cleansingisnotthewaytochangeyourdiet.Youregoingtoneedtochangeyouredietbeforeyoubegincleansing.Somejuicecompanieswillsaythatyouneedtoprepareyourdietforcleansingasmanydaysbeforeandafteryourcleansingasthedaysyouareconsumingonlyjuice.WhatYouDontKnowAboutCleansing16WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 Forexampleifyouarecleansingforvedaysyouwillneedtoeatproperlyforvedaysbeforeyourcleanseandvedaysafteryourcleanse.Howeveritdidnttakeyouvedaystodevelopthoseeatinghabits.Ifyouhavebeenconsumingprocessedfoodssugarsorcaffeineforalongtimeitsgoingtotakeyoutwotofourweekstoeliminatetracesfromyourbloodstream.Thinkabouttheeliminationdietthatdoctorsgivetheirpatientsinordertotracefoodallergies.Ifyourereallyseriousaboutcleansingitsgoingtobeaboutamonthofwholerawfoodsforyou.Nocheating2.Ineedtocleansetoloseweight.YourfriendlosttenpoundscleansingCongratstoherHowmuchofitdidshegainbackwhenshetookherrstbiteofsaladNoticethatIsaysaladandnotcheesecakebecauseitdoesntmatterwhatyoueatyouwillgainsomeweightback.Insomecasesofcleansingwheretheindividualcleansesforanextendedperiodoftimetheywillseesignicantweightlossthatwontallcomeback.Insomeothercountriesthiswouldalsobeconsideredanorexia.YoucantstarveyourselftoloseweightYoucanarguewithmethatyouregettingyourdailycaloriesfromthejuicebutthereareveryfewpeoplethatcantellmetheyeatanexact1000caloriesaday.Youwillbeslowingyourmetabolismandthereforeyouwillmostlikelygainapoundortwowhenyoubeginchewingagain.Juicingisthequickestwaytogetfruitandvegetablenutrientsdirectlyintothebloodstream.Itisawaytosupplementthedietandimprovetheimmunesystembutitisnotahealthytoolforweightloss.3.ImsofullafterallthejuiceIdrank.Icantdrinkthisproteinshakenutmilketc.Firstofallpropstoyoufortrickingyourselfintothinkingyouretoofullonjuice.Secondofallthatsterriblebecauseyourcleansewasawastethen.Allofthosebeautifulvivaciousnutrientsthatyouvebeenconsumingalldaycantabsorbintoyoursystembecauseyouhavenofatsourcetobindtheminyourbody.Yourbodyneedsthefatplainandsimple.SodrinkupMyintentionisnottoscareyouawayfromcleansingbutIwantyoutobeknowledgeableaboutwhatyouredoingtoyourbody.Yourbodyistheonlytemplethatyouhavesoifyouwanttotakecareofityouneedtotakeallthestepstodoso.TherearenoquickxestohealthHerearemyrecommendationsforstartingacleanse1.Trytondacleansethatincludessmoothies.Alotofindividualscomplainaboutconstipationduringtheircleanse.GrossIknowsorrybutthisiswhatyoureinfor.Youllneedtoconsumesomeformofberforthebodytocorrectlyeliminatethebowels.Blendingvs.juicingisagreatwaytogetsomeberfromthewholevegetableorfruit.2.Eliminateyourdietofallprocessedfoodsatleastamonthpriortoyourcleanse.Youllwanttostayawayfromsoydairyglutensugaralcoholandcaffeine.Youllalsowanttoeliminateanythingbutrawfoodstheweekpriortoyourcleanse.Youhavetocleanouttheroombeforeyoucanpaintit.3.ConsumeafatsourceYoullneedtodrinksomeformofnutmilkshakeorevenjusteatinghalfofanavocadoattheendofyourday.4.Preparetorest.Yourdigestivesystemisgoingtoslowdownsoyouneedtofollowsuit.Walkingwillhelpgetyourbloodowingthroughoutthedaybutwhenthesungoesdowngetintobedanddontopenyoureyesuntilthesuncomesbackup.Ifyoufollowmysuggestionsyouwillhaveverylittlechanceofcomingdownwithsomeofthemostunpleasantsymptomsofcleansingsuchasheadachesvomitingorfaintness.Cleansingisahealingprocesswhichiswhyitissorecommendedbyhealthprofessionalsbutitisalsoadangerousgamewhenyouremessingwiththebalancesofyourbody.Easeintocleansingjustasyouwouldanewworkoutorjob.Ifyouhaventbeentrainingyourenotgoingtoruna26milemarathontomorrow-evenifyourfriendsaiditchangedherlifeinafewhours__________________________________________AlexandraKayWilliamsisatnessinstructorandhealthenthusiastfromLosAngeles.SherstdiscoveredcleansingduringhertimeworkingforanLAbasedjuicedistributorandhascontinuedtopursuehernutritionaleducationindependently.Sheisaloverofrootveggiesyogapantsandkitchendanceparties.17WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 BYIMAGEDESIGNERLENADAMOURIbelievethatinnerandouterbeautyareliketheyinandyangonecannotexistwithouttheotherandtheymustbebalancedtoexpressthebestofyourself.Ihavealwayshadapassionforfashionwellnessandbeauty.OnmyjourneyofcreatingsuccessinmyactingcareerIbegantoseethatthereweremanykeyelementstoauditioningthatsignicantlyincreasedmysuccess.ThroughaprocessofconsistentrenementIhaveevolvedthesekeyelementsintoaphilosophyforsuccessthatIdesignedasMyBeautylosophy.ByharmonizingmyinnerandouterbeautyIcreatedthebalancethatallowsmytruepersonatoemanateandresonatethroughoutmylife.Havingthishasallowedmetoshowupasapersonwhosepersonalstyleandbeautycomesthroughininterviewsauditionscastingcallsandinallaspectsofmylife.ThisharmonycreatedbyMyBeautylosophyhasconsistentlyproducedresultsforme.FromthisfoundationofsuccessIamInowsharingMyBeautylosophystrategiesforsuccesswithothersinterestedindevelopingthemselvesforthebetter.TwocoreconceptsInnerBeautyandOuterBeautydeneMyBeautylosophy.WithinthetwocorepillarsoftheMyBeautylosophyconceptthereare8keyelementstocreatinginnitebeautywhichareINNERBEAUTYDiscoveringandconnectingtoyourCoreEssenceInvestingInYourLoveBankUnderstandingwhoyouareasarepresentationofyourSoulsInnerExpressiongettingclearonyourlifepassionwhatmotivatesyouandwhatyoudesiretocontributetotheworld.Thiscomestolifeviaself-awarenessanddiscoveryexercisesyogameditatingandconnectingwithnature.HealthWell-Being-Addressingyourphysicalwellbeingusingtraditionalandhomeopathicstrategiesforhealing.Thisallowsyourpresencetoexudeyourtruecharacterandpersonalityatanoptimallevelofwellbeing.Thiscanincludeeasternandwesternmedicinetraditionalornextgenerationexerciseregimesandcleansing.MyBeautylosophyPhotobyKiyahWrightmakeupbyShannonPezzetta.18WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 IntegrityBuildingSelf-Esteem-Honoringyourselfandyourwordtakingcareofyourselfrstexploringtoolstocreateemotionalbeautycreatingmoreofyourselftogivetoyourcareerfriendsandlovedones.Nutrition-Youarewhatyoueatifyoueatfoodsthatarealiveandbeautifulthatiswhatyouwillexperience.Inadditionexploringhowyourinnerbeautycanbenetfromvitaminsandherbsincreatingthatinnerglowandbalancethatyourdietisintendedtogenerate.OUTERBEAUTYHairStyling-Yourheadisyourcrownandyourhairstylescolorsayalotaboutyouandimpacthowyoufeelaboutyourselfandhowtheworldviewsandrelatestoyourbeautifulbeing.Bringingtherightstyletoyourhairisessential.Makeup-Thewayyouenhanceyourphysicalfeaturestomakeyoustandout.Knowinghowtoapplymakeupcorrectlyandknowingwhatcolorsarebestforyouimpacthowyoufeelaboutyourselfandtheimpactyouhaveonothers.WardrobeStylingPersonalGrooming-Therightwardrobeenhancesyourbestfeatures.Knowingyourbestcolorsanddressingtoaccentuateyourshapeallowsyoutobefullyexpressedinwhateverenvironmentyourein.Thisouterbeautyattractstheopportunitiesyoudesiredeserveinlifecareerbusinessrelationshipsetc.BeautyinyourEnvironment-Yourdailysurroundingsandenvironmenthaveahugeimpactonhowyoufeelaboutyourself.Sprucingupi.e.BeautyFeng-shuiyourhomecarofcewithcolorcandlesowersorreorganizingyourspacemakeahugedifferenceinhowyouexperienceyourselfandlife.InthisarticleIamgoingtoshowyouhowtobegintocreateyourownBeautylosophybysharingwithyouoneofthecoreconceptsandoneoftheessentialtoolsofMyBeautylosophy.CoreBeautylosophyElement1DiscoveringandconnectingtoyourCoreEssence.UnderstandingwhoyouareasarepresentationofyourSoulsInnerExpressiongettingclearonyourlifepassionwhatmotivatesyouandwhatyoudesiretocontributetotheworld.Thiscomestolifeviaself-awarenessanddiscoverytoolsexercisesdevotion.WhenyouareconnectedtoyourCoreEssenceyouexperiencelovepassionjoyexcitementlifeisgood.WhenyouarenotconnectedtoyourCoreEssenceyouexperiencedis-alignmentthereforeyouexperiencesadnesslonelinessfearresentmentfeelingsuppressedunexpressed.IalwayssaytomyclientsFeedpeoplefromyoursaucernotyourcup.Ifyoukeepfeedingpeoplefromyourcupwithoutreplenishingiteventuallyyourcupwillbeempty.Aslongasyoursaucerisfullyouknowyourcupisoverowing.IwouldliketointroducetoyouoneofmyfavoritetoolsthatIdesignedandthatmyclientsabsolutelylovecalledInvestinginYourLoveBank.WhatImeanbyInvestingInYourLoveBankiswhatarethekeythingsyoudoforyourselfonadailyweeklyormonthlybasisthatgiveyouimmensejoylovesatisfactionandthatleaveyourenewedreadytogiveagainandkeepyourcupoverowing.MyfavoriteInvestinginmyLoveBankactivitiesaregoingtothespalisteningtomyfavoritesoothingmusicwhilemakingdinnerformyselftakingahotHimalayansaltbathwithmyfavoriteessentialoilslavenderandpeppermint.ThistoolallowsyoutocontinuallystayconnectedtoyourCoreEssenceandradiate.LetsgetyoustartedincreatingyourBeautylosophy.HerearethreestepstohaveyoudiscoverandconnecttoyourCoreEssenceTakeoutapenandapieceofpaperandwritedownactivitiesthatyouloveandbringyouasenseofjoyandfulllment.Thinkofthingsyouusedtodothatyounolongerdoandwouldlovetodoagain.Forexampleifyouusedtodanceorswimwhenyouwereachildwritethatdown.Ifyoulovenatureorartwritethatdownaswell.ScheduleInvestinginYourLoveBanktimebytakingonetofouractivitiesandaddtheminyourcalendarnow.TakeactionbyexperiencingyourBeautylosophyandcreateaMyBeautylosophyjournalwritingabouthowyourInvestinginyourLoveBankactivitiesarehelpingyoudiscoverandconnecttoyourCoreEssence.BegincreatingyourBeautylosophytodaybycreatingInvestingInYourLoveactivitiesandtakingaction__________________________________________________LenaDAmourisanentrepreneuractressandfounderofLenaDAmourImageDesign.BornandraisedinLongIslandNYLenastudiedInternationalBusinessMarketingandPRatFairleighDickinsonUniversityandtheFashionInstituteofTechnologyF.I.T.In2000theopportunitytodemonstratehergiftofimagedesignbeganatWilhelminaModelswheresheheldtheroleofNewTalentImageDesignerfortheMusicMarketingDept.InthisroleasaNewTalentImageDesignersheworkedwithupandcomingartistssuchasBrandyDestinysChildToriAmosandDariusRucker.Lenasworkplayedasignifcantrolehelpingthemreinventtheirimagetoappealtoalargeraudienceandalargeradvertisingdemographic.UtilizingherextensivepersonaldevelopmentandlifecoachingexperiencesLenacreatedaholisticapproachtoimagedesignwhichisthecoreessenceofwhosheisandwhatshedoestoday.SheensuresthatherclientsarelookingandfeelinggreatinsideandoutattractingtheopportunitiestheydesireanddeserveatLenaDAmourImageDesign.19WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 MostwomenwearmakeuponadailybasisbutwerarelywantittolooklikeweareHowcanyouachievethatnaturalglowutilizingmakeuptoevenoutyourskintoneandpolishingyourlookwhilestillallowingyournaturalbeautytoshinethroughMakeupArtistAngelaLaRosebreaksitdownforusinthisexclusivestep-by-stepnaturalmakeuptutorial.TUTORIALTIMENaturallyBeautifulYoullNeed-Bbcreamtintedmoisturizer-Concealer-Creamblush-Mascara-Bronzer-Highlighter-Browcolor-Softbrowneyeshadow-Naturalpinklipstain-FoundationBrushorasponge-Powderbrush-Contourbrush-Eyeshadowbrushes-LiquidEyeliner-ShimmeroptionalByMakeupArtistandHairstylistAngelaLaRoseModelAlexisNicholsPhotographybyHarveyBranmanwww.harveybranman.com20WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 1.Startoffwithpreppingyourskinbywashingandmoisturizing.2.Becausewewantthemorenaturalglowylookwearegoingtouseabbcream.UsingabrushoraspongeevenlyspreadtheBbcreamalloveryourfaceblendingwhileyougo.3.Applyconcealerifneededusuallyundereyesandaroundthenose.4.Applybronzerwithabigpowderbrushjusttogiveyouanalloversunnyglowfocusingoncheeksnoseandforeheadwherethesunwouldnaturallyhityoumost.5.Nextuseasmallercontourbrushwithanaturalshadowcolor1to2shadesdarkerthanyournaturalskintonerightunderthecheekbone.6.Takeacreamorliquidhighlightertoyourcheekbonesfocusingontheapplesofyourcheeksandblend.Makesureitsashadelighterthanyourallovercolorforyourcheekbonestostandout.Dothesamewithshimmerifyoudlikebutnotnecessary.7.Fillinyourbrowsifneeded.8.Takeaneyeshadowbrushandapplyasoftbrowncolortojustthecreaseofyoureyelid.9.Applymascaraevenlytolashes2coats.10.Finallyaddahintofalipstainonyourlipsforthatextrasunkissedlook.21WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 22WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 QIwasgivenagiftcerticateforafreelegwaxingbyafriend.Ihaveneverhadalegwaxbefore.WhatcanIexpectALegwaxingdoessoundscarytomostwomenalthoughIthinkbikiniwaxingtakesthefearfactorprize.Whenyouuseyourgiftyouwillneedtodecideifyouwantahalflegwaxtoestokneealegwaxtoestomidthighorafulllegwaxtoestohip.Theywillputeitherhotorcoldwaxonyourlegcoverthewaxwithclothandthenremoveittakingthehairoutaswell.Ifyouhaveneverwaxedbeforeherearesomepreptools.Youwillneedtoletyourleghairgrowforseveraldaystoaweekasthehairneedstobeatleastinchlongforthewaxtoholdthehair.Youmayalsowanttoconsidertakingananti-inammatorysuchasIbuprofenaboutanhourbeforewaxingtoreduceswellingandpain.Atypicallegwaxcanlastabout3weeksandleaveyourskinmuchcleanerandsmootherthenshaving.Butitisnotforeveryonesobesuretodoyourownresearchofthespaanddontbeafraidtoaskthetechquestions.QAlotofmyfriendshavestarteddoingthisthingwheretheypostinspirationalmessagestotheirmirrorsorfridgesorcomputers.Idontdothis.IsthatnormalAIdontthinkthereisanormalwhenitcomestothis.Somepeoplendtheconstantremindertobepositiveortostaystrongintheirbeliefstobehelpfultothem.Itmotivatesandinspiresthemtoseeaphysicalreminderoftheirgoalfortheday.Howevernotallpeopleneedthisconstantvisual.Theymaybeabletokeepthemselvesfocusedwithaninnermantra.Oryoumayhavepeopleinbetweenthesetwosides.Thepointisyoushoulddowhatworksforyouandnotworryorjudgeotherpeoplefordoingwhatworksforthem.Q.HelpMyjawgetstiredwhileperformingfellatioonmyman.WhatcanIdoA.Thisisactuallyaverycommoncomplaintandonethatyoucaneasilyworkaround.Sometimesitsallabouttheposition.TakinghiminfromthesidewillwearyououtquickerthandirectaccessandbydirectImeankneelinfrontofhimwhileheissittingorstanding.Ifpositionisnttheissueitmightbeyourtechnique.Ifallyoudoiswrapyourlipsaroundhimandbobupanddownthatsyourproblemrighttherethatshouldbedonewhenejaculationisimminent.Themouthisntmeanttobeopentothemaxforanextendedperiodoftime.Someotherreasonsyoumightgetasorejawmightbefromasmallmouthandorlargepenis.ThenyoullhavetobecreativetoworkaroundwhatGodgaveyouboth.Firstandforemostyouneedtokeepyourjawrelaxed.Ifyoustartofftenseyouwilltirethatmuchfaster.Suregoaheadandbobupanddownsomebutvarietywillgetyoutothenishlinebeforeyourjawisscreamingatyou.AndbyvarietyImeanmixthingsupalittlelicknibblesuckstroketugrubetc.LaciePaigeTwitterLaciPaigeQAWewouldlovetohearfromyouSendyourreaderquestionsandorcommentstoeditorfipmagazine.net.Youcouldbeinournextissue23WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 BYDANIELELANZAROTTACanyouprovideuswithashortbioaboutyourselfTiffanyKummPureRomanceDirectorMyhusbandKarlandIhavebeenmarriedfor4years.WehavethreebeautifulchildrenKaleb3.5Kenzie2.5andKaylee5months.IamastayathomeMommaandmyhusbandisaSpecialEducationandHistoryteacheratthehighschoolwegraduatedfrom.IattendedcollegeandgraduatedwithamajorinInteriorDesignbutinsteadfollowedmyphotographyminorandhavebeendoingphotographyfor12yearsnowalongwithPureRomancefor6.5years.WhyandhowdidyougetintosellingsextoysIfrststartedPureRomancebecauseatthetimeitwasagreatwaytoearnanincomeandtravelatthesametime.AgirlfriendofminehostedapartythatIattendedandshedecidedtobecomeaConsultant.AfterbeingpersuadedthatIwouldbereallygoodatdirectsalesIdecidedtoinvestinoneofPureRomancesstarterkits.Mywhycertainlyhaschangedagreatdealsincethen.NowPureRomanceallowsmetheexibilitytostayathomewithmychildrenwhilemyhusbandworksduringtheday.HavingoneincomeateachersincomeatthatisnotthegreatestthingintheworldbutwithmysideincomefromdoingpartiesandmyteamoverridefromCorporateweareabletomakeendsmeet.IsitawkwardtojustgotopeopleshomesanddowhatyoudoWhenIamaskedthisquestionIoftenaskWellwhatisitthatyouthinkIdoThirtyyearsagopeopleassociatedthosepartiesasactualsexparties.TimeshavecertainlychangedandwhatIdoisempowereducateandentertainladiesinacomfortableandsafeenvironment.WetalkaboutfunwaystospiceupthebedroomandIfocusalotonthesexualhealthaspectofourproducts.Oftentimesladiesdonotknowthattheyneedalubricantduringsexorhowtoproperlycleantheirtoystoeliminateinfections.ThatswhatIdoandifImakeadifferenceforjustoneladyateachpartythenIhavecompletedmyjob.WhatsyourfavoritepartaboutyourjobIlovethatIamabletostayathomewithmychildrennotmissthosespecialmomentsandcreatemyownworkschedule.IalsoloveallthefabulouswomenImeetwhetheritbeahostessapartyguestoranewPureRomancesister.WhatistheweirdestorfunniestquestionthatyouveeverbeenaskedbyacustomerorpartyguestIamalwaysaskedwhichproductsthatIlikethemostandmyresponseisalwaysthesame.AsaPureRomanceConsultantwedohavethepleasureoftryingourproductsandthatishowwebecomesopassionateaboutourcompany.ButthemostoutrageousthingIthinkthatIhaveeverheardIhadonlybeendoingthisforabout2yearsatthemostawomantoldmethatshedidntneedalubricantbecausesheusedvegetableshorteninginstead.IngeneralwhodoyouthinkusesmoresextoysmenorwomenAcommonmisconceptionaboutbedroomaccesso-riesisthatwomenthinkmendonotwanttotryitoutwheninfactstudiesshowthattheyareveryopentotryingIFthewomanintroducesthem.PureRomanceInterviewwithTiffanyKumm24WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 Inmyexperiencealwayshavethoseladiesthatwanttondsomethingforboththemselvesandtheirpartners.Mymarriedladieswillalwaysaskforthemalestimulatorsorsomethingtheycanusetogether.Allmysingleladieswillaskforitemstopleasethemselves.LetstalkFiftyShadesDoyouthinkwomenaremoreopentotalkingaboutandusingsextoyssincethebooksbecamesopopularHonestlyIhavenotnoticedadifferencesincethebookswerereleased.IalwaysletmyguestsknowduringmypartiesthatIamnotgoingtoaskanyinformationthattheyarenotwillingtogive.Thereisalwaysonethatwillspillthebeansandgivetoomuchinformationbutthereisalwaysthatonewhoisveryquietinfrontoftheotherguestsbutassoonasshecomesintotheprivateorderingroomsheisanopenbookandtellsall.Ithinkifawomaniscomfortableenoughsheisgoingtotalkabouthersexualrelationshipregardlessofabook.PureRomancecertainlydoeshelpopenupthatdoorespeciallywithourGreyRevolutionproductline.WhatisyourbestsellingitemforwomenThisismostlikelydifferentforeachConsultantbutmybestsellingitemsforwomenwouldbethebathandbeautylineorthelubricants.AwomanwantstofeelsexyandbecomfortableandIlovehelpingthemachievethatgoal.WhataboutforguysCertainlytheanswertothatwouldbeourmalestimulatorsandacreamylubricant.SpecicallywehaveaproductcalledtheSuperStretchLipsandWhipped.Thesetwoitemsalsobecomeawomansbestfriendforwhentheyarentinthemoodorrightafterpregnancy.WherecanwecontactyouTiffanyKummPureRomanceDirector757-749-056310amto9pmpureromancebytiffanykummgmail.comwww.facebook.comtiffanykummwww.pureromance.comtiffanykummTwitterprbytiffanykumm25WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 SMOKEDSALMONROLLAyoeservedthisdeliciousrecipeforherrstgoingawaypartywhenshewasreturningtoDenmarkaerherstayasanexchangestudentinVancouver.LuckyforBobshedecidedtocomebackaerafewmonthstokeephimcompany.AyearlaterBobproposedtoAyoeandtherestishistory.ThisrecipewassodeliciousthatwedecidedtouseitagainforourVancouverweddingreceponparty.Becausethisrecipeissoeasyandcanbemadeveryquicklyitisalsogreatforsummerpicnics.INGREDIENTS400g14ouncessmokedsalmonlox250g9ouncescreamcheese4sowhole-wheattorllas4handfulsofarugulasalad2redpeppersslicedthinly10sprigsfreshoreganoSaltandpepperDIRECTIONSInabowlmixcreamcheeseoreganosaltandpeppertogether.Washthearugulasaladandredpeppers.Sliceredpeppersthinly.Spreadathinlayeroftheherbcreamcheeseonthetorllathenlaysmokedsalmonpiecescoveringthecreamcheese.Layslicedredpepperandsprinkleahandfulofarugulasaladontop.Rolleverythingintoaghtroll.Toretaintheshapeyoucouldwrapthesalmonrollinaplascwrapandputitinthefridgeforabriefmoment.Toserveremovetheplascwrapandcutthesmokedsalmonrollinslices.-EnjoyRecipebyAyoeandBobLaifromtheircookbookThreeWeddingsandaHoneymoonwww.threemorebites.com26WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 Youvejustputthenishingtouchesonyourbook...ctionnon-ctionorchildrensbookandnowyouwanttobepublished.AtRocketScienceProductionswellpersonallyhelpyouthroughthemaze...givingyourworktheattentionitdeservesandgivingyoufullcontrolofthepublishingprocessandprots.ToarrangeforaFREEpersonalconsultationemailusatbepublishedrocketscienceproductions.comLLC27WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 BYALEXISMONAHANHelloeveryone.Iwanttotalktoyouabouthowtohaveabettercashfow.WhatiscashowyouaskWellreallyitisquitesimple.Cashowistheamountofmoneyyouhavecominginversustheamountofmoneyyouhavegoingoutoveragivenamountoftime...sayonemonthoroneyear.Nowtypicallythetermcashowisappliedonlytobusinessesbutthereisnoreasonthatitcantorshouldntbeappliedtoourpersonalnancesaswell.Afterallrunningourhouseholdsnomatterifyouaresingleacoupleorafamilyreallyislikerunningyourownbusiness.WhyisitimportantthatwelearntohaveabettercashowinourpersonalnancesBecauseaccordingtoa2014studybytheCFEDCorporationforEnterpriseDevelopmentover44ofAmericansarelivingpaycheck-to-paycheck.Thatisalmosthalfofthepeopleinthecountrywhohavelittletonosavingswhatsoever.LookingatthestatisticsondebtintheUnitedStatesisnobetter.Butthereishopeanditisnteventhatdifcultcontinued...28WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 Step1Lookatyourpersonalhouseholdnancestogetherifyouareacouple.Writeoutexactlythemoneythatiscominginfromyourjobsandexactlythemoneythatisgoingoutinexpenseseachmonth.ThisisyourcashowNownoteverymonthisgoingtobeagoodmonthsodothisoverthecourseofseveralmonthstoseeyouraverage.Educationispower....wecanonlychangethethingsthatweknowexistStep2Ifyouhaveapositivecashfowwhichmeansyouaremakingmoreeachmonththenyouspendandyouareabletosaveregularly...CONGRATULATIONSPleasemoveaheadtoStep5.Ifyouhaveanegativecashfowwhichmeansyouaremakinglesseachmonththanyouspendandaregoingintodebt...dontdespair.Therearetwosolutionstoturnnegativetopositive.Step3Youcanbringinmoremoney...workextrahoursgetanextrapart-timejobetc.Orifyoudonthavetheextratimeforthosethingsyouaskyouremployerforaraise.Letsfocushereonhowtoaskyouremployerforaraise-Donotgotoyourbossandtellhimhowbrokeorindebtyouareandthathesheowesyouabettersalary...youlikelywillnotgetone.-Dowritedownhowlongyouhavebeenwiththecompanyandallofthethingsthatyouhaveaccomplished.Writedownexamplesofhowyouhavegoneaboveandbeyondonthejobtogetaprojectdone.Dolookandseeifthereareanyhigher-levelpositionsopenatyourcompanythatyoucouldll.-Dothinkaboutaspecicamountyouwouldliketobepaid.Bereasonableanddoyourresearch...itisanegotiationbutnotaholdup.-Whenyouhaveyourlistaskforameetingwithyourbosstodiscussyourroleatthecompany.Youmayevensendhimheryourlistinadvancesotheycanseeit.Reviewyouraccomplishmentstogetherandexplaininaprofessionalmannerwhyyoubelieveyourhardworkdeservesrecognitionandasalaryincreaseandorpromotion.Thisiswhenyourbosshopefullywillaskhowmuchandthenegotiatingcanbegin.Step4Thesecondsolutiontoturnnegativecashowintopositivecashowisthatyoucanalsospendlessmoney.Nowthatyouhavewrittendownandcanseeexactlywhatitisyouarespendingandwhatyouarespendingitonyoucanbegintoseewhereyoumightbeabletomakesomecuts.Itisnotgoingtobefunoreasybutitissomethingthatisnecessaryifyouwantyourcashowtochangeandyourdebttobepaidoff.AnyeasytricktouseiseverytimeyouneedtobuysomethingaskyourselfthequestionIsthisitemsomethingIneedorsomethingIwantFoodgastogettoworkrentmortgageetc.areallneeds.Youneedtospendmoneyonthesethings.Youmaybeabletocutbackbutthesebillswillalwaysbethere.Vacationsdatenightsthosecutenewshoesorpurseareallwants.Youdontneedthosethingstosurviveyouwantthemtofeelgood.Thinklongandhardbeforeyouspendyourhardearnedmoneyonyourwants.Onedayyouwillbeoutofdebtandyoumayhavethedisposableincometobuyyourwants...justberealisticwithyourselfifyouarenotthereyet.Step5Keepontrackandsavewhenyoucan.Emergencieshappenandasavingsaccountwillhelpkeepyourcashowontrackthroughtheroughtimes.____________________________________________________AlexisMonahanhasworkedinthenancialsectorfor5years.Fromatellertoawireprocessortorecordsandlegalcomplianceshehasseenandspokentomanypeopleabouttheirmoney.SheiscurrentlytheVPofOperationsforastartupcompanyandregularcontributortoFlipmagazine.29WWW.FLIPMAGAZINE.NETMAY2014 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