1. Andrew Carle

    Shark GIFing for ds106


    jim groom posted a GIF of Henry Winkler’s infamous/iconic shark jump this morning.



    I can’t imagine a world where media-saturated Bava had missed the origins of this trope.  And if that’s really the case, then maybe he missed the Arrested Development sequel as well.



    I’ve really …

  2. Andrew Carle

    I just happened to be here.


    I mentioned it yesterday and couldn’t sleep last night for thoughts of GIFing Hal Hartley’s Trust.  This was easier in Schizopolis in many ways, because Hartleys films are already focused on faces and moments.  But, oh… the faces, the moments.  In the kitchen this morning, in between coffee and rinsing …

  3. Andrew Carle

    I Believe So Strongly in #ds106


    For a few years, I’ve watched the explosion of amazing film-clip GIFs take over the web. Even as the #ds106 crew churned out fantastic artifacts in class after class, I consistently viewed that as a consumer.  Clearly it involves a lot of aestetic judgment and technical skill.  It belongs in …

  4. Andrew Carle

    Veggie Juice and Feedback Loops


    This post is about living an integrated life, confident that my ideas and interests will loop around.

    I’m not sure I believe in nutrients.

    I’d love to say that I had some highbrow Pollan-esque justification for this, a rejection of overhyped pop nutrition science, but really I think it’s …

  5. Andrew Carle



    Melissa has been making me reflect on the power of names, especially habitual names, to silently shape the world we make and live in. As a result, I stalled out on some random web-form at the “occupation” blank.

    Educator sounds daft. This month, I’m going with learner-in-residence which is equally …

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