Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sequel to Rachel Ray Video: Shia Lebouf

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RESPONSE: “The Evolution of Remix Culture”

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Star Wars FanVid

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READING: Manovich Response

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Below, I took two photos (of my own taking while I was in Spain) and used the majority of MicrosoftWord’s 51 set effects–the name of the effects include glass, mosaic, copier, smudge– to alter them. I would recommend zooming in … Continue reading

READING: DuChamp remix project

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At first, I found the video’s interactive controls anti-intuitive. They were too complicated. There were too many of them, and they flustered me. My roommate had a similar yet drastically different response. Playing around with the video before going to … Continue reading

READING: StudyParty

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(I think I responded to the wrong article. The links on our blog did not take me to the exact reading on ERES, but instead to excerpts then followed by the reading. This response is on one of the excerpts). … Continue reading

READING: You vote, you (buy) decide

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This is a response to Ross’ Chapter 2 in Beyond the Box. In the chapter there is a section entitled “You vote, you decide: American Idol and Choice,” which questions whether tele-interactivity empowers its viewer or gives even more power … Continue reading

READING: A Personal Self(Blog)-Assessment

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I just finished reading Rettberg’s first two chapters of Blogging and I’ve realized it’s time to assess what I’ve done here, so far, and where I belong in the blogosphere. Rettberg poses that blogs have genres, and therefore I would … Continue reading

FUN VIDEO

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wildly-popular-iron-man-trailer-to-be-adapted-into,14226 I’m reading Jonathon Gray’s book for Storytelling and he mentions this video (which I had seen before). It’s relevant to how fans enter a viewing experience with preconceived expectations based on outside texts (Gray refers to them as paratexts).

READING: They’re letting you write a blog-post about that?

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Call me a time-traveling skeptic. Call me whatever you want (Joshie-Woshie might be stretching it). But I found reading this primary document from 1998 was difficult without being cynical and realizing that from a modern perspective it is really not … Continue reading