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Week 5 Summary

So, our last week of class was all about the final project. I thought it was the perfect way to tie together all that we’d learned, and I knew right off that I wanted to create something a little silly. … Continue reading

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Manspider #1

A child browses the comic book store, searching for entertainment in this cruel place we call “the world”. In a bargain bin, they come across a strange title, outlined in a bold red. The book tells the story of a … Continue reading

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Week 4 Summary

As always, I started on Monday by reading over our summary for the week and planning out what assignments I would be doing and on what days. I also did my first daily create on Monday. The assignment was to … Continue reading

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Narrative Ambiance

There’s something really simple and beautiful about the way Benjamin Alire S√°enz writes. I’ve read this particular book,¬†Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, a few times now. I’m always amazed by how much he says in so … Continue reading

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60 Second Day

My days are pretty peaceful; the one I’ve filmed for this assignment is no exception. I chose to do the ’60 Second Day’ assignment because I like watching vlogs sometimes, and I thought it would be fun to try my … Continue reading

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Look, Listen, Analyze

The clip I chose to analyze for this blog post was from the film The Thing. I wanted to take a look at this clip because I’ve seen this movie before, and knew I wouldn’t get distracted from analyzing the … Continue reading

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How To Read A Movie

I’ve never heard of a Cinema Interrupt, but the way that Roger Ebert describes it in his article “How To Read A Movie” sound like a lot of fun. I think it would also be really useful to have a … Continue reading

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Week 3 Summary

I started Monday of this week as usual, by reading over our syllabus for week 3, looking at the information on audio that we were directed to, and deciding which audio assignments I would be completing throughout the week. One … Continue reading

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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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