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The Mark Hastings Experience

The Mark Hastings Experience

By Mark Hastings
Having always been a lover of both television and cinema since he was a child, Mark has spent his entire life marvelling at the wonder of the worlds, the characters, and the stories of both "the silver screen" and "the small screen" in films and TV shows from all around the world. Mark is a lover of memorable movies and television shows that leave their mark on their audience, because the stories that they tell and their characters are so compelling that it is no surprise that they are remembered so well. Mark has always loved sharing the experiences that he has had through his unique poetry.
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A Poem A Day #49: Blond
"Blond" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:33
December 7, 2021
Episode #52: "Dexter: New Blood" - Episode 5: "Runaway", a review
In this episode Mark does a review of the latest episode of the American crime drama mystery miniseries "Dexter: New Blood" - Episode #5: "Runaway" - in which Dexter worries that his son, Harrison (Jack Alcott), has inherited his "Dark Passenger" tendencies, Sheriff Angela Bishop (Julia Jones) travels to New York City to get confirmation on the whereabouts of a previously reported missing person who is now believed to be alive - as well as attend a conference on serial killers at which there is familiar speaker from the Miami police department who may have an insight into cracking the continuing case that Angela has been investigating involving an alarming number of runaways that have have passed through Iron Lake over the years before going missing. The series stars Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, Julia Jones; and this episode features a special guest appearance by David Zayas.
45:22
December 6, 2021
A Poem A Day #48: The Gentleman
"The Gentleman" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
06:06
December 6, 2021
A Poem A Day #47: Seeing My Father Cry
"Seeing My Father Cry" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:44
December 5, 2021
Episode #51: "Hawkeye" - Episode 3: "Echoes", a review
In this episode Mark does a review of the latest episode of the American television Marvel Cinematic Universe Disney+ miniseries "Hawkeye" - Episode 3: "Echoes". The series stars Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop, as well as Tony Dalton, Vera Farmiga, and Alaqua Cox.
38:24
December 4, 2021
A Poem A Day #46: Cool
"Cool" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:54
December 4, 2021
A Poem A Day #45: Origins
"Origins" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
06:38
December 3, 2021
Episode #50: "Back to the Future, Part II", a review
In this episode Mark talks about one of his favourite films: the 1989 American science fiction film "Back to the Future, Part II" directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Bob Gale. The sequel to the original 1985 film "Back to the Future" and the second installment in the "Back to the Future" franchise. The film stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson, Elizabeth Shue, and follows Marty McFly (played by Michael J. Fox) and his friend Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown (played by Christopher Lloyd) as they travel through time from 1985 to 2015 in an attempt to prevent his future family from being torn apart. However, while in the future, a now aged and begrudged Biff Tannen (played Thomas F. Wilson) discovers that Doc Brown's Delorean is really a time machine and seeks to use it to alter the past, rewrite history, and remake reality for his own benefit - and after they discover Biff's motivations and actions, it is the responsibility of Doc Brown and Marty to travel back in time and restore both the present and the future.
01:51:39
December 2, 2021
A Poem A Day #44: Summer's Kiss
"Summer's Kiss" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
06:04
December 2, 2021
A Poem A Day #43: Спасибо (Thank you)
"Спасибо" (Thank you) by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
06:10
December 1, 2021
Episode #49: "The Goonies" (1985 film)
In this episode Mark talks about one of his favourite films: the 1985 American adventure comedy film "The Goonies" co-produced and directed by Richard Donner from a screenplay by Chris Columbus, based on a story by Stephen Spielberg. The story of the film revolves around a group of children who live in the Goon Docks area of Astoria, Oregon, who call themselves "the Goonies", who face the prospect of having to move away from one another and never seeing each other again if they cannot find a way to stop the foreclosure of their homes. However, when an old treasure map is discovered that purports to lead to the treasure of legendary pirate "One-eyed Willy", the Goonies are inspired to set out upon an adventure to find the hidden pirate treasure and hopefully save their homes. The film has an all-star cast, including: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Jonathan Ke Huy Quan, Kerry Green, Martha Plimpton, Robert Davi, Joe Pantoliano, and Anne Ramsay.
52:47
November 30, 2021
A Poem A Day #42: To Whom It May Concern
"To Whom It May Concern" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:40
November 30, 2021
Episode #48: Dexter: New Blood - Episode 4: H is for Hero, a review
In this episode Mark talks about the latest episode of "Dexter: New Blood" - Episode 3: "H is for Hero", which is also the 100th episode of the series "Dexter" overall - in which Dexter becomes concerned about his son, Harrison, following an attack at their high school.
20:19
November 29, 2021
A Poem A Day #41: Limbo
"Limbo" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
06:31
November 29, 2021
Video Poem #1: Imagine
In this video episode of the podcast Mark recites his poem "Imagine" and there is also the text of the poem to read and follow along with also. Mark's poem "Imagine" was published in 2012 in his book of poetry 'Poet of the Sphere' ©️ Mark Hastings & Zeloo Media
02:34
November 28, 2021
A Poem A Day #40: 30
"30" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:09
November 28, 2021
A Poem A Day #39: Rediscovery
"Rediscovery" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:03
November 27, 2021
A Poem A Day #38: Epitome
"Epitome" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:04
November 26, 2021
Episode #47: Hawkeye - Ep. 1 Never Meet Your Heroes & Ep. 2 Hide and Seek, a review
In this episode Mark does a spoiler review of Episode 1, "Never Meet Your Heroes", and Episode 2, "Hide and Seek", of the Marvel Cinematic Universe American television Disney+ miniseries "Hawkeye" starring Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye, Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop, as well as Tony Dalton, Vera Farmiga, Simon Callow, and Alaqua Cox.
49:36
November 25, 2021
A Poem A Day #37: I Choose Tuesday
"I Choose Tuesday" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
04:54
November 25, 2021
A Poem A Day #36: Albion
"Albion" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:19
November 24, 2021
A Poem A Day #35: Things Change
"Things Change" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:13
November 23, 2021
A Poem A Day #34: The Windmill
"The Windmill" by Mark Hastings was taken from Mark's poetry collection 'Poet of the Sphere' which was published in 2012 by Zeloo Media. Check out more of Mark's poetry online @ http://MarkThePoet.Me - all poems © Mark Hastings
05:39
November 22, 2021
Episode #46: Dexter: New Blood - Episode 3: Smoke Signals, a review
In this episode Mark talks about the latest episode of "Dexter: New Blood" - Episode 3