Vyhledat

Enjoyer of Games, Sports, Music, Movies and (Audio)Books

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Entertainment.

Contestant in TV-Show AZ-KVIZ (still popular czech show from 1997 which has similar format like american Blockbusters TV-Show from 1980) - April 2021



PC Games:


Because my surname is Zboril, which means "Demolished" my nickname since 1991 was mostly "Demolition man", "Demolition" or just "Demo".


In 1991-1993 I had at home Didaktic Gama (1987) as Czechoslovakien clon of Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1982) and I played: Jetpac, Asteroids or Dictator. At elementary school in 1994 we worked with czechoslovakien personal computers IQ 151 (1985) and Consul 2717 (1988).

Playing Warcraft in Kostelec na Hane - June 1995

In 1995-2002 I had PC 486 and played: NHL, Fifa, Warcraft, Indiana Jones, Panzer General, Civilization, Colonization, Age of Empires, Alpha Centaouri, Golden Axe, Simcity, Duke Nukem 3D, Doom or X-COM. In that time I worked with peer-to-peer networking by software like Napster or Morpheus. In 2002-2009 I had Celeron 400 and I played: Civilization 4, Hearts of Iron, Max Payne, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Robot Arena, Counter-Strike, Alien vs. Predator and czech games like Mafia or Operation Flashpoint.


In 2014-2017 I had second-hand PS3 and I played: The Last of Us, Uncharted, Assasin´s Creed, Two Souls or Heavy Rain.


PC gaming with cousin - 1997


Sports:

First Motorcycle - June 1995


In 1986 - 1992 I was a swimmer. In 2005-2008 I was a snowboarder. I attended paintball matches, TRX, box and krav maga lessons, workout in the gym or yoga and I enjoy generally both summer and winter sports.


Canoing Sazava River - June 2005


Snowboarding in Hyncice pod Sušinou - December 2007



I also like pasive sport like box, ice-hockey or football. I had a oportunity to personally see and enjoy atmosphere of winning football club Banik Ostrava in 2003–04 Czech First League in Bazaly Stadium.

Watching box on balcony in Prostejov - January 2015



Poetry:


I like poetry and playing with words as Aphorisms, Greguerías or good quotes. I sended few brend new words (ANOkalypsa) to Čeština 2.0. I translated also poem by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum "Affection in Your Eyes" to Czech language. Between my favourite poets are the ones from Moravia too like Karel Kryl, Karel Plíhal or Jarek Nohavica and I also enjoy Slam poetry. I published two collections at my own expense - 4/5 sonets (2005) and Free Citizens Best of Blog: Quotes (2016).

4/5 sonets (2005) and Free Citizens Best of Blog: Quotes (2016)



Music:


Beside my temporary jobs like strawberry picker, or operator in Green Tree Destillery Prostějov were also stagehand of Čechomor band in Red Castle Hradec nad Moravici or lighting technician of Vypsana Fixa Band at Club Marley Ostrava. I listen and I like all music. Between full albums which I listened were: Roe-Deer - Lollipop; Kabát – Děvky ty to znaj, Red Hot Chilly Pappers - Californication, Wohnout – Pedro se vrací, Daniel Landa - Chcíply dobrý víly, Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory, Elektrïck Mann - Hrubý styl, Nohavica - Koncert, Chaozz - …a nastal Chaozz, Krucipüsk – Druide, Tataboys – Biorytmy, My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade.


I enjoy also music concerts and music festivals and I had opportunity to see The Prodigy, Soulfly, Motorhead, Asian dub foundation, Clawfinger, Nick Cave, Apocalyptica, Goran Bregovič or Gogol Bordello.


Raduza Concert in Parnik Club Ostrava (2003) and Rock festival Noc plná hvězd Třinec (2005)


Beside concerts and festivals I spended a lot of time by partying and table football.


Table football


Partying with boys and girls



Movies and series:


Since my childhood I enjoy czech bedtime stories like Mole (1963), Fairy-tale at Krkonose Mountains (1974) or Pat a Mat (1976) and czech fairy-tales Three Wishes for Cinderella (1973), The three Veterans (1983) and Give the Devil His Due (1984). I had also chance to watch Australian Skippy (1968), Russian Well, Just You Wait! (1969), English Catweazle (1970) and Robin of Sherwood (1984), French Two Years' Vacation (1974), Crossbow (1987) and Once Upon a Time... Life (1987), Hungarian The Adventures of Aladár Mézga (1972), Japanese The Golden Dog (1980), New Zealand Jack Holborn (1981) or Chinese Journey to the West (1986).

My childhood and atmosphere in the then normalization Czechoslovakia reflect my favourite movies: I Enjoy the World with You (1982), Wind in the Pocket(1982), Snowdrops and Aces (1982), How the World Is Losing Poets (1982), The Death of a Talented Cobbler (1982), The Snowdrop Festival (1983), How Poets Are Losing Their Illusions (1984), Lucy, Terror of the Street (1984), My Sweet Little Village (1985), Love from the Arcade (1985), How Poets Are Enjoying Their Lives (1987), Who's That Soldier? (1987), Dirty Money (1987), The Prague Five (1988), Through Thick and Thin (1988), Go Back to Your Grave! (1989) and in a way even Smoke (1990). 

I grow up with watching series like: Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969), Columbo (1971), M*A*S*H (1972), The Professionals (1977), Yes, Minister (1980), Knight Rider (1982), Hardcastle and McCormick (1983), MacGyver (1985), Dempsey & Makepeace (1985), The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985), Moonlighting (1985), Yes, Prime Minister (1986), ALF (1986), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), Jake and the Fatman (1987), 21 Jump Street (1987), Red Dwarf (1988), The Simpsons (1989), Baywatch (1989), Police Rescue (1989), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Mr. Bean (1990), Step by Step (1991), Renegade (1992), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), Friends (1994), The Outer Limits (1995), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), Star Trek: Voyager (1995), Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) or Stargate SG-1 (1997).


After velvet revolution (1989) I like czech movies like The Inheritance or Fuckoffguysgoodday (1992), Divided We Fall (2000), From Subway with Love (2004), Holiday Makers (2006), Empties (2007) and movies by Vondricek: Whisper (1994), Loners (2000), In the Shadow (2012) and Dukla 61 (2018). And surprisingly even movies by Troska: Sun, Hay, Berries (1983), Melichar the Boot (1983), Princess Jasnenka and the Flying Shoemaker (1987), Sun, Hay and and Slap (1989), Sun, Hay and Erotic (1991), Princess from the Mill (1994), Angelic Face (2001), Killing Joke 1-3 (2003-2005) and Babovresky 1-3 (2013-2015).


I like the inspirational unique creation with the atmosphere of the czech 1960s: space science fiction Ikarie XB-1 (1963), army There Were Ten of Us (1963), musical If a Thousand Clarinets (1964), drama Seven Days in Week (1965), comics-style Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966), post-apocalyptic Late August at the Hotel Ozone (1966), countrymen comedy The Firemen´s Ball (1967), then politically incorrect Lars on a String (1969) or detective The Murderer Waits on the Rails (1970). And those of the 1950s with world-class level: Journey to the Beginning of Time (1955), Playing with the Devil (1956) and The Creation of the World (1957).

I like czech series like: Thirty Cases of Major Zeman (1974), The Cottagers (1975), Engineers' Odyssey  (1979), Czech Soda (1993), Pub (1996), Redaction (2004), Comeback (2008), District League (2010), Czech century (2013), Vysehrad (2016), Cosmic (2016) and Dubbing Street (2018).


I like foreign series like: Futurama (1999), Band of Brothers (2001), The Office (2001), Monk (2002), Battlestar Galactica (2004), How I Met Your Mother (2005), The IT Crowd (2006), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Sherlock (2010), Borgen (2010), Black Mirror (2011), Game of Thrones (2011), The Newsroom (2012), House of Cards (2013), Ash vs Evil Dead (2015), Occupied (2015), Money Heist (2017), The Orville (2017), The Boys (2019) or Chernobyl (2019).

I like series movies like: Planet of the Apes (1968), Jaws (1975), Rocky (1976), Star Wars (1977), Alien (1979), Indiana Jones (1981), Rambo (1982), Terminator (1984), Ghostbusters (1984), Police Academy (1984), Back to the Future (1985), Predator (1987), Lethal Weapon (1987), Die Hard (1988), Home Alone (1990), Men in Black (1997), Matrix (1999), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Shrek (2001), Ocean's Eleven (2001), The Lord of the Rings (2001), The Infinity Saga (2008), The Hangover (2009), Despicable Me (2010), Horrible Bosses (2011) or Kingsman (2014).


I like movies by Woody Alen, Tim Burton, Sam Raimi and Seth MacFarlane. Between my favorite movies are: Some Like It Hot (1959), Cleopatra (1963), Frosty (1964), Don't Look Now: We're Being Shot At (1966), The Towering Inferno (1974), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Professional (1981), Excalibur (1981), Hold-Up(1985), Asterix vs. Caesar (1985), The Fugitives (1986), Platoon (1986), Nikita (1990), Total Recall (1990), The Last Boy Scout (1991), The Pelican Brief (1993), Demolition Man (1993), The Fugitive (1993), Falling Down (1993), The Firm (1993), Groundhog Day (1993), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Forrest Gump (1994), Pulp Fiction (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), Braveheart (1995), Bad Boys (1995), The Rock (1996), Independence Day (1996), Mission: Impossible (1996), The Fifth Element(1997), L. A. Confidential (1997), Starship Troopers (1997), Titanic (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998), American History X (1998), The Mummy (1999), Notting Hill (1999), Blast from the Past (1999), Gladiator (2000), Erin Brockovich (2000), The Patriot (2000), Spirited Away (2001), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Minority Report (2002), We Were Soldiers (2002), Love Actually (2003), Finding Nemo (2003), I, Robot (2004), The Notebook (2004), V for Vendetta (2005), The Method (2005), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Stardust (2007), REC (2007), Persepolis (2007), Ratatouille (2007), The Dark Knight (2008), Avatar (2009), Casino Jack (2010), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), La cara oculta (2011), Cloud Atlas (2012), Gangster Squad (2013), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Wild Tales (2014), La La Land (2016), Contratiempo (2016), Wonder Woman (2017), Crazy Rich Asians (2018) or Joker (2019).

The Notting Hill Bookshop - May 2019



(Audio)Books:


Since 2008 I borowed about 500 books from Olomouc Scientific Library on various topics. I read non-fiction, grafic novels, comics, classics and I well remember from my childhood The man who would be God about "Father of the Atomic Bomb" Robert Oppenheimer and Manhattan project. Till today I have set of Vaclav Havel books in Czech and English versions. I read slowly so I prefer audiobooks which I could listen in car or in job.


Havels books : Living in Truth (1986) and Summer Meditations (1992)



Theatre:

I was mostly a visitor of plays by theater ensembles Bezruči, Aréna, Point, Sklep and my favourite ones Cimrmani or Antonin Prochazka plays. I am a supporter and amateur operator of puppet plays.

Play "Naked Wolker" by Point Theater Ensemble in Prostějov Theatre - December 2010


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