Category Archives: Audio

Reverse Audio Quiz

Can you guess this peppy tune’s original title? If you want to try guessing, you probably should before reading the next paragraph! It might give a little too much away. This assignment seemed like fun; I wish I had a … Continue reading

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Old Poem Same Feeling

The poem I read for this audio was “With Whom, Then, Should I Sleep?” by George Ives. George Ives is really underrated, as historical figures go. He was a huge social rights activist, a scholar, and a poet (though I’ll … Continue reading

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Sound Effects Story

Jeremy is a rather lonely man in a very nice apartment. He inherited the piano in his living room from his grandparents when he was very young, and learned how to play it mostly just because it was there. If … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Mixtape

There are few things that inspire me as much as going on a car trip with my friends from home. Whether it’s a five minute drive to Burger King, or an hour long drive to the beach, I leave the … Continue reading

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“Moon Graffiti” and Audio Storytelling

For this summary, I listened to “Moon Graffiti” on Soundcloud. Right away, the audio starts out with futuristic beeps that put the listener right into the universe of the story. The introduction to the story is interspersed with static, and … Continue reading

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TED Radio Hour and Scottlo Summary

PART I- TED Radio Hour What is left unsaid or unheard can make a huge impact on a story. I was intrigued by the directions given to us when listening to the TED Radio Hour, telling us to pay attention … Continue reading

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Ira Glass and Jad Abumrad Summary

PART I- IRA GLASS For this summary, I watched the first two parts of Ira Glass’ series on storytelling. In the first part of the series, he emphasizes the importance of understanding the building blocks of storytelling for radio and … Continue reading

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