Francis DiPietro: "Evergreen" Video
A soft and reflective song that can sometimes change your mood, like a good dose of valerian root. Images evoke memories in a fine, kaleidoscopic mist. Thoughtful vocals and a simple tune allow the listener to paint additional pictures, and hopefully find something personal and meaningful within. Created by author Francis DiPietro (Mandrake, thatword.com).
Strong political statements are expressed in the form of music, words and images which collide together in a violent starburst of color and sound. Created by Francis DiPietro, author of over a dozen novels and founder of the band Mandrake. You won't regret watching this, but be prepared!
Let Captain Petey be your guide through the wonderful, rarely-seen adult world of lighthouses. From vomiting down a spiral staircase to the simple pleasures of getting drunk on the beach, Captain Petey shares memories you won't easily forget. Created by Francis DiPietro, author of over a dozen novels. They all contain both mature and immature content. Mr. DiPietro's current whereabouts are unknown, due to a faulty tracking tag.
Forged by a demon. Foretold by a wizard. Found by a king. This is a "psychological fantasy," with dark and brooding characters and a wry levity. Very much in the storytelling traditions of Robert E. Howard and Roger Zelazny. A sweeping, morose fantasy whose thoughtful elements are heightened by an eventual maudlin comedy. First true fantasy to fully incorporate a gay, "brokeback" wizard. From the demented mind of author Francis DiPietro.
I wrote this while contemplating the theory (and oftentimes the futility) of war. In a larger sense it speaks against the philosophy of conflict as a facilitating means, and I'm sure plenty of my idealistic sentiments get wrapped up in there as well. You can also stream the audio in higher quality broadband through download.com music. From my 2005 3-cd set entitled "Closer to Gone". For more free music, videos, stories, general silliness, and over 400 interesting links from around the world, visit Francis DiPietro's site thatword.com
A smartwatch that counts the days down to your very timely death and Google's next magic trick, plus Matt DiPietro from Twitch also drops by for a quick update on the future of video game broadcasting.
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TomTom updates its XL and XXL series with new models that promise lifetime traffic data and evergreen maps.
Correspondent Melissa Francis talks with the CEO of Wind River Systems about the embedded operating system used in Honda's human-like robot, Asimo.
This week, an inconvenient truth. We're talking about our national infrastructure--power, water, transportation, and the like--and how it's a mess from a security perspective thanks in no small part to the growth of the Internet. With special guest, nuclear engineer Joe Weiss.