Cory Parks is a Video Graphics Specialist for the Media Research Center.

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October 20, 2014, 11:43 AM EDT
This Ferguson situation is getting out of control, even more so than it already is. You cant even go to a football game and support your team without Ferguson being an issue. After the Rams put on an amazing showing holding off the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, fights began breaking out outside the stadium between Ferguson protestors and football fans.
October 7, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT
Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings just cannot catch a break. Peterson was indicted for recklessly or negligently injuring a child. Now, he's in the news again for more scandalous extracurricular activities off the field which also involve his charity organization, All Day Inc.
October 6, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT
What is it about people, alcohol and sports that ultimately lead to fights? We have seen it time and time again, fans fighting opposing team's fans. Philadelphia and Oakland, need I say more?
September 22, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT
Last night on ESPN’s Outside The Lines, former Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Ray Lewis gave his thoughts on the Ray Rice situation. While on his long-winded, yet emotion rant, which Lewis is known to go on from time to time, he says “Sometime, I think we get lost in trying to find out whose head to go after and who to attack now, about what they didn't do. Sometimes, we forget why we’re here. We’re here for domestic violence.”
August 12, 2014, 2:26 PM EDT
DirecTV has a contract with the NFL with its NFL Sunday Ticket, one of the sole reasons to get DirecTV, and it looks like it has another good deal. Their fantasy tracker, which allowed you to put in your Fantasy Roster and track track them in real time during the games. The new Fantasy Zone however, is a step up from that providing a full channel dedicated to all things Fantasy.
August 12, 2014, 1:27 PM EDT
This cool video shows Matthew Stanley and his friend Andrew surfing, and to their surprise, a seal pup wanted to tag along.
August 6, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT
New England Patriots' owner Robert Kraft is in the news for doing something, well rather patriotic. Kraft sent a letter to the family of a fallen American solider who volunteered in the IDF and was killed in the Gaza Strip on July 20th. Kraft saw news coverage of the soldier’s death and in a photo on screen he was wearing a Patriots skull cap.
August 6, 2014, 7:36 AM EDT
"Black Jesus" is a new show debuting on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, which will air on August 7th at 11:00pm. From the trailer, the show surrounds a 40oz-drinking, pot-smoking, slang-talking, Jesus Christ played by Gerald “Slink” Johnson who lives in California (of course). Keep in mind this is supposed to be a “comedy.”
July 31, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT
National Geographic has a video out about a Vietnam veteran and how his service dog Kira helps him cope with PTSD.
July 31, 2014, 12:27 PM EDT
This is some insane first-person footage of a professional stunt man jumping off of a roof using GoPro Cameras.
July 22, 2014, 3:48 PM EDT
Here is a video which is making waves on social media, which should make you peeved. A man went to a military funeral in West Palm Beach, FL over the weekend wearing US ARMY Dress Blues. He was confronted about his dress code by a couple of Marines. As the conversation heats up, you see that it is clear that this man who kind of resembles Wesley Snipes, is committing a federal felony by impersonating a Sergeant Major in the U.S. ARMY.
July 22, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT
There is a fundraising campaign that was launched twenty-five days ago on June 27th, by Adam Lewis Green. His goal is is to create a Bible where “The Biblical Literature [is] designed & crafted for reading, separated into four elegant volumes, and free of all numbers, notes, etc." Green is looking to reach a goal of $37,000 to fund this project and has already surpassed $400,000 at the the time of writing this. There is a total of 3,992 backers, seven of which have pledge $1000 or more.
July 15, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT
GoPro videos are the recent craze on the internet, as they should be. In this beautifully shot video, Collin Sutton and Cameron Dietrich save a sea turtle that was tangled in some kind of rope.
July 9, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT
Have you ever scoured the internet while you were bored at work or at home with nothing to do? Remember all of the weird things on say, YouTube, and its slightly funny but you cant help but think “Why”? Well here is one of those odd videos that will leave you wondering.
July 9, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT
Oh, how technology has changed. This hits home for me having had a Game Boy growing up. The YouTube channel TheFineBros has a series called Kids React and, in this episode, they show kids reacting to the original Game Boy.
July 7, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT
We are now mid summer and if you haven’t done anything crazy yet, well, your chance may come soon enough. In Kansas City, KS you could take a leap of fair, or a drop of faith as it were and ride Schlitterbahn's Verrϋckt.
July 7, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT
Dogs have been in the news lately, not for being love able companions but rather for vicious attacks. Remember the little kid who was attacked by a dog and his cat saved him. Well this video is not like that.
June 17, 2014, 10:25 AM EDT
Here at the Media Research Center we tend to pick on MSNBC for their bias and outrageous reporting. So on a less serious note, it looks like NBC and Jimmy Fallon likes to poke fun at themselves, specifically Brian Williams.
June 12, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT
News from the set of J.J. Abrams Star Wars is that Harrison Ford who is reprising his role as Han Solo has injured his ankle and is hospitalize. The Hollywood Reporter reports that 71 year-old Han Solo was “injured by the door of the Millennium Falcon, the spacecraft that his character pilots in the original films.”
June 12, 2014, 2:38 PM EDT
Watch and check out the process of how three men changed a world of stop motion to a world of digital graphics on a movie who’s graphics still hold up and is dear to our hearts.