"Genius is the name we give to a quality of work that transcends fashion, fame and reputation - the opposite of a period piece. Somehow, genius abolishes both the time and the place of its origin" - from author Andrew Robinson.
(Below are two magical music-videos I, James D. Watkins, created using PRINCE's songs; THE BEAUTIFUL ONES and DIAMOND & PEARLS. Just click on the embedded button or follow and clink on the embedded link, -OR- if YOUTUBE has it blocked, just contact myself for a personal viewing of both of them. Here is PHOENIX official youtube channel; http://www.youtube.com/user/securityg/videos)
THE man himself; NIKOLA TESLA.
"Tesla was a superman, a self-made superman, invented & designed specifically to perform wonders; and he achieved them in a volume far beyond the capacity of the world to absorb"
- from the book; PRODIGAL GENIUS: THE LIFE OF NIKOLA TESLA - Inventor Extraordinary by author - John J. O' Neill
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- (Steve Schneider is a film/theatre critic for the ORLANDO WEEKLY - www.orlandoweekly.com. He now does critiquing work in New York as well as Florida. He has been voted 'Best' Critic and journalist in Orlando, Florida. Here is his critique of my work..........)
"Having witnessed his work firsthand, I suspect James D. Watkins may be a genius of some shape or magnitude. Just try to forget that that endorsement comes from a guy who voted for Mondale and DuKakis, gave 'Death to Smoochy' four stars and genuinely preferred New Coke. An old-school impresario in the mold of Ziegfeld or Welles-albeit one spared the crippling handicaps of funding or common sense......"
"When I am gone, they will love me"- quote from Orson Welles right before he died and who also directed what many consider the greatest film ever 'CITIZEN KANE'.