Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Broken Lens Productions

Braden and his younger brother, Blaine

"Ramblings of a mostly-socialized homeschooler, short vignettes concerning the weirdness of the world we live in, and more than the occasional dash of randomness." - From the 'About' section of this totally awesome (somewhat random, I guess) YouTube Channel, Broken Lens Productions

I have recently discovered this wonderful, funny YouTube channel: Broken Lens Productions. Run by Braden Russell - a Christian, homeschool graduate, writer, musician, and the guy behind all those hilarious videos on the aforementioned YouTube channel. They are clean, laugh-out-loud funny videos that are there simply to make you smile. Some of the videos are based on things like: the dangers of homeschooling, how hugs are awkward, how to find (and give) the perfect Valentines Day gift to that fiancĂ©, wife, mother, sister, etc. in your life, and a bunch of other odds and ends that will have you cracking up laughing in no time. Seriously...just wait and see (or is that 'watch and see'?)...

Braden Russell also has a blog - The Storymonger - where he gives advice on writing based on his own experiences. He is actually in the middle of Camp NaNoWriMo... (National Novel Writing Month is known affectionately as NaNoWriMo - one month every year where people around America attempt the challenge of writing a big, fat novel in the space of thirty days. I believe they can also set goals for themselves instead of completing the whole thing (such as: 30,000 words). Yes, it has been done...by more than one person...). I applaud Braden for tackling such a feat - it's something that I hope to accomplish in the not-too-distant future. :)

Back to Broken Lens...

This channel is absolutely fantastic - I'm a fan. Here are some of my favorite videos:

The 72 Hour Novel

This is actually the first of Braden Russell's videos that I ever watched...thanks to Perry Elisabeth on the blog, Word Painters! 

Awkward Hugs

'Cause hugs can be awkward...I guess...

Socialized = Girlfriends

The Dangers of Homeschooling

I hope you have enjoyed all these videos. Here's a tidbit of exciting news for you: There is 'The Dangers of Homeschooling 2' in the works!

If you enjoyed these videos (there are lots more!), you can check out and subscribe to Broken Lens Productions, subscribe to Braden's blog, The Storymonger, like Broken Lens Productions's Facebook page, and go enjoy all of those videos!

And....guess who recently followed me on Twitter!? Braden Russell.

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