El Paraiso Tacos Y Mariscos

El Paraiso is a Mexican food truck based in the Southwest part of Bakersfield, CA. This town is no stranger to the slew of street style Mexican food trucks, but El Paraiso manages to stand out as being one of the best in town. Not only does the physical appearance differentiate this establishment from the others, but the food is the real celebrity of this unique truck. El Paraiso started its business around 2005, and still manages to provide tasty Mexican food to SW Bakersfield. Upon arriving to the restaurant, you immediately notice  bright yellow and red colors among the otherwise industrial setting. The trailer also includes 4 long tables, plenty of chairs, a TV, and an awning over the seating area so that you may eat your… Read More →

Meditated Assault

We sat down with Meditated Assault (left to right: Micah, Rico, Bryan, and Tony) in their extremely impressive practice studio aka Rented Storage Facility. Our first impression with them was more with their physical appearance… these guys look like they are supposed to be in separate bands.  Upon listening to them jam, it was immediately clear that they all belong in one band together. To hear them play sounds as if the music itself was one instrument that took all 4 of them to play… and they do it extremely well!  During the interview we found that the band members actually live together! Meditated Assault ARE the definition of a band. They are family, brothers, bandmates, best friends, and they play their music with such love and emotion that you can’t help to be moved by it.  Tony said while… Read More →

Vanessa Cabrillas: Fashion Photographer

When we initially brainstormed which photographers to feature, Vanessa Cabrillas of NES | Photographs was easily a “must have”. Our time spent with NES consisted of long laughs, passionate talk and an in-depth breakdown of NES | Photographs. We were so impressed with Nes, and we cannot remember the last time we heard a photographer speak so passionately about what they do! We left that night re-inspired and eager to continue on our own path to success. NES said something that night that really stuck with us, she said “Being able to SEE is a skill that is crafted over time and gained with experience”… it seems as if this young woman is already well beyond her young years. What follows is… Read More →

Save Mable!

Help Hectic Films Production make a real life country western movie! “Mable” is a short film about a Father in search of his daughter (Mable) who has been kidnapped by a gang of cowboys. After many failed attempts to rescue Mable, her father hires a man by the name of Tom Landry to find and rescue her. Tom had grown up near Mable and was always found of her. Tom plans to rescue Mable and make her his wife… but that may not be what Mable has planned. More info and how you can donate click the link below: http://igg.me/at/mablemove Follow Mable: Official Site: http://mablemovie.com Follow Hectic Films: Official Site: http://hecticfilms.com