In Honor Of Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison was the lead singer of iconic rock band “The Doors” and today marks the 43rd year of his death. Morrison’s death was a loss of one of the greatest poets and figures in rock music. Here are some of his best quotes and lyrics from his brief but very memorable time in the spotlight. 

 

1. Oh, tell me where your freedom lies, the streets are fields that never die. Deliver me from reasons why, you’d rather cry, I’d rather fly” – The Doors, The Crystal Ship

 

2. What have they done to the earth, what have they done to our fair sister? Ravaged and plundered and ripped her and bit her. Stuck her with knives in the side of the dawn and tied her with fences and dragged her down.” – The Doors, When the Music’s Over

 

3. “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.” ― Jim Morrison

 

4. “Where’s your will to be weird?”– Jim Morrison

 

5. “This is the strangest life I’ve known.” – The Doors, Waiting For The Sun

 

6. “I am the lizard king, I can do anything.” – The Doors, Not To Touch The Earth

 

7. “Can you picture what will be, so limitless and free? Desperately in need of some stranger’s hand, in a desperate land.” – The Doors, The End

 

8. “Now, I’m gonna love you till the heavens stop the rain. I’m gonna love you till the stars fall from the sky for you and I.” – The Doors, Touch Me 

 

9. “The time to hesitate is through, no time to wallow in the mire Try now we can only lose & our love become a funeral pyre.” – The Doors, Light My Fire

 

10. “There are things known 
and there are things unknown
and in between are the doors.” – Jim Morrison

Best Of Disney Channel Original Movies

One of the many highlights of growing up in the ’90s-’00s was the amazing Disney Channel Original movies. These are some of the most memorable ones and some classic highlights from them.

Gotta kick it up!

This DCOM focused on Hispanic middle schoolers who came from a variety of different backgrounds and the teacher who helped them by adding a dance team. This movie features a young America Ferrera. This clip shows her audition for the dance team.

Smart House

Ben Cooper enters his family into a contest to win a computerized house. Once they win it, Ben begins to program Pat to help him become a substitute mother for himself and his little sister Angie. Pat soon becomes crazy and overbearing over Nick- Ben’s single father. This particular scene shows Ben and his friends attempting to be cool and dancing along to a song Pat plays.

Johnny Tsunmani

Super gnarly movie about a Hawaiian surfer who is forced to move to Vermont with his family. In Vermont, there are two private schools. One school is for skiers and the other is for snowboarders. Johnny attends the skiers but rebels and learns how to snowboard. This scene is cool mostly because of Jett Jackson (Actually Lee Thompson, R.I.P) and the hat that he gives Johnny. 


Stuck In The Suburbs

Danielle Panabaker and Brenda Song live a normal suburban middle school life until Brittany (Panabaker) accidentally exchanges phones with her pop star crush. Can we just note that the pop star is now in Saturday Night Live? Please keep that in mind as you watch this. 

Cheetah Girls

Who doesn’t love the Cheetah Girls? The music is incredible and so is Raven, This revolves around four best friends who are more like sisters and become united by music but drama constantly threatens to destroy it. This song was where it all began. 


Pixel Perfect

Words cannot describe how much I love this highly underrated DCOM. Phil from Phil Of The Future stars in it as a computer geek. His friend Samantha who writes songs for the band isn’t the best performer, so he creates a computer who is perfect. The only problem is she isn’t real. This is by far the most memorable song from the movie.

High School Musical
This was basically one of the final decent DCOMS of the bunch. There are many memorable moments but my personal favorite it Ryan and Sharpay’s audition.

Camp Rock
Even though she was in Barney, this was Demi Lovato’s big break. The Jonas Brothers are another added plus and the music as a whole is extremely catchy. The natural highlight is “This Is Me.”

Zenon: Girl Of The 21st Century
This is Disney Channel at its prime right here. Zenon is a beyond retro girl with an uber cool 21st century life and she also has Raven as her best friend which is a natural win. The highlight of the movie is clearly this catchy song everyone should recognize right away.

Brink!
This movie about Andy Brink who is a soul skater is definitely one of the most important DCOM movies. It has every epic element plus they make roller skating seriously cool. It was impossible to find just one clip that showcases its greatness so the first one is my personal favorite insult. The second one is long and not really awesome but it shows how evil and unattractive the villain Val is. Team Pup N Suds forever!