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I'm a Freelance Music Photojournalist from NYC and Founder of the Heavy Metal website PiercingMetal.com; I created this blog site to showcase the other things in life that keep my interest or catch my attention. Believe me that is a lot of stuff to talk about when it comes down to it. I hope you enjoy what we are delivering because there is so much to share as a resident of this bustling metropolis.

“The Chronicles” Celebrates 3rd Anniversary of Branded YouTube Channel

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Hello my friends and welcome to what I believe to be another awesome milestone for “The Chronicles” brand. I wanted to take a quick moment out of your day to let you know that today marks the Third Anniversary of the Official Branded YouTube Channel for “The Chronicles of Piercing Ken” website. I’ve often mentioned that despite the website itself being around for a few years, we never approached a YouTube Channel for it until only a few short years ago. This year, the Piercing Ken website achieved its own 13th Year which you can learn about by clicking HERE if you’ve some interest in the background but let’s stay on topic with the Channel Anniversary. At that point in 2020, the pandemic was in full-sway when I realized how I should finally launch a Piercing Ken Channel and after some reworking of older ideas along with some new ones we were on our way. Waiting that long wasn’t really the best course of action but truth be told, “The Chronicles” wasn’t a professional voice until late in 2016 when I began attending the events held by The Toy Insider. Before continuing along, let’s raise it up for the video clip with the most views on the Channel. It was fashion related and came from the Style X event that I attended a few times.


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Scenes From Toy Insider’s “Holiday Of Play” 2023: Part Three

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Hey Friends I am back with another go-round from the recent Toy Insider “Holiday Of Play” event for 2023 that took place at Current at Chelsea Piers. Before I pick up from where I left off, let’s make sure you are fully up to snuff about the hottest picks from those experts in a list you can find by clicking HERE. Once you’ve reviewed that we can continue along with visuals like these Maya Flyers. Nice idea.

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Scenes From Toy Insider’s “Holiday Of Play” 2023: Part Two

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Okay so now that I’ve shared the larger news announcement from the Toy Insider press team AND shown all of these items in a post of their own (seen HERE and HERE ICYMI), now its time to bring you with me around the show starting with the entry to the wonderful Current at Chelsea Piers event space.

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The signage at the entrance makes sure to let you know who will be participating at the event and this is great should you be arriving uninformed.

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This amazing balloon sculpture wizard greeted everyone and there was also a batch of balloon presents. The attendees were encouraged to do a photo op which I bailed on as I was more eager to catch up with contacts and also get a bit of water as I was parched for some reason.

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Scenes From Toy Insider’s “Holiday Of Play” 2023: Part One

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It was just the other day that I shared the Hottest Picks from the folks over at The Toy Insider who recently held their annual “Holiday Of Play” event at the Current at Chelsea Piers event space. If you missed the rundown for any reason you can peruse it by clicking HERE. This photo gallery will begin some of the event coverage that was done by focusing on this same rundown. Enjoy.

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The STEM 10 is the list of things that will keep your younger members of the family the most engaged. Remember that with STEM meaning Science, Technology, Engineering and Math these are the products that tap into all that brain energy and helps it find even better focus.

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Paramount+ Presents: “Frasier” Official Trailer

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As we’ve said on a couple of other television posts over the last year or so, redo’s or continuations of shows that were once a blockbuster success is nothing new anymore. It was about a year ago that “Night Court” returned with a new cast that continued the antics of the original show while “Quantum Leap” continued the time-travelling missions that Sam Beckett did. Now it’s time to do a continuation of the world of “Frasier”, the show that starred Kelsey Grammar and was a must watch program week after week. The Official Trailer has dropped and I’m sharing this down below for your consumption. Take a look, as there is also a light premise and casting as well.

The Premise: Frasier is off to a different city with new challenges to face, new relationships to forge, and an old dream or two to finally fulfill. Frasier has re-entered the building.
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