As mentioned on The Tonight Show on 10/1/2018: Eat Some Vegetables
He does so while strolling through a botanical garden - 9:00 video
Paperback Print Version: Student Study Cave
Perfect for at-home virtual learning - create cool study spaces!
Contains tips and tricks to earn straight-A's.
The sanctity of a student's study space must be preserved.
Written by a high school valedictorian...
...who received full-ride scholarships throughout graduate school for good grades.
"A mentat needs his data." - Frank Herbert - DUNE
"The life which is not examined is not worth living." - Plato
"No matter where you go; there you are." - Buckaroo Banzai
"The price of anything is the amount of Life you exchange for it." - Henry David Thoreau
"Your legacy should be that you made it better than it was when you got it." - Lee Iacocca
"If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow, sleep late." - Henny Youngman
"I've stood with the trees in the storm to keep them company just so someone will have done it." - H.D.T.
Like I Never Left - Brian Shell's 2020 music release on iTunes
Enjoy its 3:51 minutes on Spotify by clicking here: Like I Never Left.
Mr. Shell primarily performs on a tubular steel xylophone known by the name: "Pipe Dreams"
New too is his music video of Brian's favorite roads less travelled - Like I Never Left video #1
Enjoy his cool scat along a Natural Beauty Road to it too - Like I Never Left video #2
Engineering Student Paths - Coursepack
Perfect for homeschooling, this digital education package presents
15 lesson plans for teacher and student.
Targeted to Grades 9-12:
Content contains plentiful pathways to become an engineer.
A total of 21 PDF course files contained in 1 Zip file
Great for VIRTUAL LEARNING
This audio CD contains 50 minutes of music
with 12 tracks that include a New Year's Eve drum circle
so the songs intensify as the evening advances towards midnight.
Oprah and I
Captures the quintessence of how meeting Oprah Winfrey gives
Mr. Shell the guts to become a writer... set in 1994 Los Angeles...
after the screening of "Interview with a Vampire" where Brian
gave Oprah a copy of Racquetball Magazine with Stedman on the cover.
(It was the September/October 1994 issue.)
By request from Anaheim Hills, California...
The following list is Brian's bibliography of paperback books:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1718947380 - 100 Names of Cats and Dogs
https://www.amazon.com/dp/149043643X - Single Mom Daily Devotions
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1517382629 - Daily Common Cents
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1505215919 - Gratitude Miles
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1507828349 - Cubicle Cardio
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1484109902 - Dessert First Diet
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1087220440 - Hoarder Mother Sorter
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1519785151 - From Student to Engineer
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1518679641 - Crossing through Career Crossroads
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1514727854 - Attack of the Electronic Dust Bunnies
https://www.amazon.com/dp/1986162397 - Student Study Cave - A Guide to Get Great Grades
You've reached Brian Shell's PassionHero.com
A PassionHero is an ordinary person in extraordinary circumstances who exudes a
passion for life even amidst great odds and tries to make the lives of those surrounding them
a better place because they're in it... as true nobility is being superior to your former self.
32 minute podcast - Brian and Diane Wing discuss his supernatural screenplay - "Distortions"
Eat Some Vegetables is a fun children's mp3 song of percussion performed and sung by Mr. Shell.
Mr. Shell's 200+ YouTube videos: www.youtube.com/user/passionherodotcom
Brian's account on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/briankshell/
Mr. Shell's profile on LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/briankshell
Brian's bibliography of books: www.amazon.com/author/brianshell
Dessert First Diet
Savor the food you crave the most when you are hungriest
so it tastes best and then get back to work eating right.
"Cure the craving before it blossoms into a binge."
This is a bend-don't-break food philosophy.
Kindle eBook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B006E0T3VC
(In 2012, this eBook reached #1 on Amazon during its 4th of July freebie!)
(Tidy Up to Clear the Clutter Before and After a Break-In)
Here's the HMS paperback book
What if a home invasion became the catalyst to personal transformation?
This book presents the 3.5 year peace-of-mind journey to tidy up,
let go, sort, and organize like a three-dimensional Tetris game of Life.
It's also about learning to find a home for each household item.
During Covid, it's made his place a destination station... a place to Be.
Afterall, a clear conscience makes for the softest of pillows.
Inspired by Marie Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up"
366 daily inspirations targeted towards single mothers.
The original manuscript for this book was hand-written in a day journal
so the length of page kept each day's inspiration concise.
It was a romantic way to write it by candleight.
Paperback version of Single Mom Daily Devotions
Kindle version of Single Mom Daily Devotions
This is the book that began it all for Brian...
...it was his first one published.
A photo eBook of all the art Brian Shell created with flavorful details
and colorful commentary about the origin and inspiration for each piece.
It was inspired by a 2012 visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Cover photo taken within The Grand Hotel...
...where "Somewhere in Time" was filmed.
Shown below is the 1999 seaside abstract mural that
Brian Shell painted as a Venice Beach street artist:
Brian Shell's Spotify playlists:
Launch 2021 Gratitude - Begun 1/31/2021 on Gratitude Miles 7-year anniversary
BVLGARI Inspirations - This scent made sense to spend $ and cents 5/15/2008
Transformational Changes - 7/20/2011 was the birth day for this playlist
2021 from 1995 Odyssey - Movie mixtape soundtrack made 9/17/1995
Autumn in Black River - Mixtape made in Autumn 1995 - compiled 12/21/2020
My Top Songs 2020 - These are the top 100 songs I enjoyed during Covid-19
Winds of Change - Made this cassette mixtape on 7/6/1995 in Los Angeles
Funkity Fusion Funk - 15 hrs. 38 min. and 185 tunes - Begun: 3/16/2020
Cool Tunes at Age 52 - Brian chooses 152 songs for 12 hours of tunes
Distortions the Soundscape - soundtrack for his supernatural film script
Past Friends Present Tense - This list consists of songs former friends liked
Slick! - funk and prog rock listened to as he scouted locations for Distortions
Some of This... Some of That... - made in autumn up in northern Michigan
Ahhh... Venice (memory) - memories of Venice Beach and Brian's mural
New Faces... both Young & Old - Marina del Rey walkabout mixtape
The Trip of 3 Great Lakes in a Day - Superior, Michigan, Huron
Renewed Belief - Pure muscular hair metal with a few to ruminate about
Spring Fever - Starts out solemn and then packs a passionate punch
Almost There - Prog rock and metal MDR memories from 1996
Reunited and Feels So Good - Made 1/14/2000 with a dash of melancholy
Joshua Tree Palm Springs - Windmills, snowy San Jacinto, and a 1/6/1995 Japanese bed & breakfast
Journey to Light - Soundtrack for a space-based love-story - created Oct. 1996
Belief - Mixtape made in Marina del Rey - December 1995
Introspection - Inspired by Brentwood in December 1994
Cabin Fever! - Inspired by Pulp Fiction: songs from films
Rumination and Tears - 11/5/1995 playlist
Exclamation - Made June 2, 2000
Gratitude Miles - 5/14/2014
To 2020 Vision - 1/2/2020
Changes - 10/10/1996
Freefall - 2/21/2020
Enjoy this 32-minute enlightening podcast on supernatural spirituality between
Brian Shell and Life Path Coach extraordinaire: Diane Wing
(supernatural suspense drama screenplay
that started it all for Brian on July 9, 1995)
Finished in Seattle 1997 where Mr. Shell scouted all of its Washington film locations
It places a supernatural entity in mirrors that shows us our inner truth
in the mirror's reflection when we are at a crossroads and
need a subtle sign to pivot and shift towards our destined True Selves.
"snoitrotsiD" the Kindle eBook
Received Wisdom about Right Conduct
Set inside a House of Mirrors, 4 people represent
Pride, Anger, Grief, and Love in this stage play on Serendipity.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004CYF4ME - Kindle eBook
This is an expanded version of The House of Mirrors from
Brian's supernatural screenplay titled "Distortions"
It contains all the film pre-production preparations Mr. Shell made for
his "Distortions" script which shows our inner truth in the mirror's reflection.
It contains character profiles, soundtrack suggestions, marketing ideas,
actor packaging, location scouting, concept explanation, and
alternate versions of The House of Mirrors crescendo.
Distortions - 1997 First Final Draft
Finished in Seattle 11/11/1997
While traveling in 1999, this initial version had its file lost,
so during 2020's Covid-19 quarantine Brian hand-scanned its only printed draft.
Thus, this Kindle "eBook" contains all jpeg scans of the
film script's courier-font original pages written in Seattle, Washington.
Twenty Two Short Stories about
Film script of 22 shorts stories that explores Jesus Christ's unknown teenage years.
Each acts as a "circle of illumination" gestalt to different facets of Christ's youth.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004CYF4JW - Kindle eBook
This edgy short film script satirizes future femto-physics for
electronic picochips and biochip implantation.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B006GEPUW2 - Kindle eBook
From Student to Engineer
This textbook creates a college course that presents "The Journey of the Engineer."
Weekly topics include undergrad, graduate work, teaching, intellectual property,
money concerns, corporate engineering, mid-sized firms, & start-ups.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0196XBM3U - Kindle eBook
FSTE Paperback book - print version of "From Student to Engineer"
Kindle eBook of daily inspirations for the single mother
just as Spring begins to sing & bloom.
99 cent Kindle eBook
This Kindle eBook delivers daily inspirations to
Savor those dreaded triple-dog-dare-ya days of Summer.
99 cent Kindle eBook
Daily wintertime inspirations help keep you warm as a Kindle eBook.
99 cent "seasonal" Kindle eBook
Flashback 7 years since Gratitude Miles - Brian's videos filmed in February 2014
1) Taking the snowy scenic route north of Elko, Nevada
2) Wyoming and Exit 89 - a tunnel is at the 2 minute mark
3) Windy Idaho plains sleet - 2/16/2014 bucket list state
4) Idaho free range cows - 30 miles north of Nevada
5) Pony Express and its first post office - Nebraska 2/18/2014
6) Indiana-Michigan border and gratitude - 2/19/2014
7) Cadillac Hotel Venice Beach Boardwalk memories - 2/8/2014
On this 2014 8000-mile 20-day roadtrip, Brian gives gratitude to many past mentors.
Note: this 8000 mile journey began 1/31/2014 at 5:15 p.m. EST
It completed 2/19/2014 at sunset... around 6:12 p.m.
Pre-Celebrity Jesus: The Man Beyond the Messiah
Written after the "22 Short Stories about Teenage Jesus" screenplay,
this book ponders and hypothesizes possible scenarios Jesus Christ may have lived
during his unknown years in order to proclaim his gospel parables years later.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004D4Y66S - Kindle eBook
The Heather Locklear collection of paintings by Bob Shell
A Heather Locklear Paint Portfolio - a short video homage
This video presents my Uncle Bob's paintings of Heather Locklear.
He was my Vincent, and I am his Theo.
His name is Robert Shell...
His name is Robert Shell...
His name is Robert Shell...
Jumping aboard the social media bandwagon,
this 2010 journal captures new-user fb first-impressions.
Donations to Mr. Shell are appreciated: https://paypal.me/BrianTheSeaShell?locale.x=en_US