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    Twinkie Gets a Job

    So as many of you know I, Twinkie (formerly Twinkie the kid), recently lost my job with the shut down of my sole employer Hostess. Yes, due to a worker strike the company had to shut its doors after 40+ years of service! Needless to say it was pretty devistating, but never one to let ...
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    Final Summary

    When I first look back at my week three summary I got a real kick out of it! I had totally forgot about my 5 picture story and so that made me laugh. But I also think I had a pretty good handle on what storytelling meant in a digital media platform. I think some ...
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    Final Project Idea

    In this last assignment we are asked to think of a ficticious character and build a story around a narrative arc. We are then asked to take this narrative and create a media landscape around it! Step 1. When thinking of a character I wanted to use I first thought of what the problem the ...
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    DS106: Weekly Summary 11 & 12

    This week was dedicated to just movie making. We were asked to do three things this week. The first was to take our previous foley challenge sounds and piece our work together with our fellow students to make a new story. I remade my foley sounds into a story of “How I Met Your Grandmother”. ...
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    A little bit of Pre-production

    In this last assignment we needed to start doing some preparation for next weeks video editing by choosing two video assignments and doing all the work short of the editing. For my first assignment I chose to do “Top Ten Moments” in which we were asked to chose the top ten moments of a sports ...
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    Exploring the Movie Even More

    This assignment asked that we take the clip we chose from the previous assignment “Look, Listen, Analize” and first find three bits of interesting information about it! I went to IMDB and chose these three bits: “During filming, a paramedic was kept on the set to make sure that Mr. Orange’s (Tim Roth) amount of ...
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    Look, Listen, Analyze

    In this assignment we were asked to pick a movie from three “Best Movie” playlists on youtube and analyze it through three lenses. These lenses being: solely audio, solely visual, and both combined. We were also asked to read Robert Ebert’s article on “How to Read a Movie” and apply it to our analization of ...
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    DS106 Weekly Summary 9

    So this week was dedicated to stories in the web. But we started off with a show evaluation of both our own radio show as well as a show we were assigned. In this assignment we needed to first evaluate another teams radio show. The radio team that my group was assigned was the team ...
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    Youtube Geners

    In this assignment we needed to go over the shared class document of “Youtube” geners and either add an example of a previous genere or create our own and add it to the document. Since this week was focused entirely on deepening our understanding of what generes are I thought youtube would be a great ...
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    Comment Character

    This assignment we once again were able to flex our creative muscle. We were asked to make up a fictitious character and post comments on other classmates blogs. I decided that I would make a super overly friendly character that only spoke pig latin, her name was Helsea Cay. We were asked to comment on ...
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    Five Stars of Web Assignments

    For my first four stars I chose to do “Youtube Your Way“. For this assignment we were asked to fin our favorite youtube video or a random one and alter it to something completely different. For this video I looked up a video of the Twist by Chubby Checker. What I remixed this page to ...
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    Telling Stories within the Web

    So this assignment asked us to take a web page from any source and “remix” it with our own twist to tell a completely different story! I chose to do an Amazon page, because O alway feel like the review written on these pages are the most ridiculous things. I’ve also always thought the shopping ...
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    Show Evaluation

    In this assignment we needed to first evaluate another teams radio show. The radio team that my group was assigned was the team “The Fifth Dimension“. The teams theme was the show the Twilight Zone. I LOVED THIS THEME. As a Twilight Zone fanatic myself I was a little envious my group didn’t come up ...
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    Weeks 7 & 8: Quote A Day

    In my final audio assignment this week I needed to fulfill my final star for my 5 stars worth of audio assignments. In this last assignment called “Quote A Day” we were asked to “Read a quote aloud and record it!”. For this I wanted to choose one of my favorite quotes and try to ...
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    Weeks 7 & 8: Daily Creates

    In the past two weeks we were given a 6 Daily Create quota to meet. Since most of our assignments this week were audio, I chose to make most of mine either writing or visuals ones. The first daily create I did was to spell create using some interesting objects to make the letters. I ...
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    Weeks 7 & 8: Sardonic Mash-ups

    So we were asked to do 5 stars worth of audio assignments in the last two weeks. For my first assignment (worth 4 stars) I chose the assignment “Sardonic Mash-up“. Essentially what we were asked to do was to take a public apology, commercial, or political speech and re-record it with more appropriate music, to ...
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    Week 6: PSA Billboard

    In my Final assignment this week I chose the design assignment Public Service Announcement Billboard. This idea was so much fun! It was the perfect assignment where I could both flex my creative side and vent my biggest pet peeve. I must say I have seen this happen EVERYWHERE. I don’t understand where people got ...
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    Week 6: Light Switch Art

    So trucking along in my design assignments and for this assignment I chose to recreate my light switch cover! We were asked to take your average light switch cover and make it into something more interesting and witty! I chose this assignment because I have often found myself bored by normal light switch cover or ...
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    Week 6: One Story/Four Icons

    In this weeks design assignment we continued on our design challenges. We were asked to do 15 stars of assignments, two of which needed to come from our “One Story/Four Icons” assignment. For this we needed to choose a movie to represent in four icons. I chose of my favorites “Happy Feet”. In this assignment ...
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    Week 6: Design Assignment

    For this design assignment we were asked to make a bumper sticker! I though this would be a fund assignment because ever since I have moved to a more suburban area I have noticed myself being sujected to more and more of these. And I often find myself drifting off in my car thinking of ...
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    Ds106: Weekly Summary 6

    So this week was SO MUCH FUN! We continued on our path of design and even got to play around with some radio stuff too! I am really trying to make this week’s summary more brief then previous weeks, because from the feedback I have been getting I don’t really need to repeat all of ...
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    Week 6: DS106 Propaganda Poster

    In this assignment we are continuing with our theme of design. We were asked to take a WWII propaganda poster and redesign it into something propagating a theme related to DS106. I chose a poster that had to do with the red scare. It was a poster emphasizing the believed idea that all Americans needed ...
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    Week 6: DesignBlitz

    In this week we as a class are emphasizing the idea of “Design”. Much like last weeks theme of visuals this week we are taking a harder look at visuals through new concepts such as color, spacing, minimalism ect. So in this weeks beggining assignment we were asked to quickly review one concept from our ...

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