Monthly Archives: May 2013

Things that go bump

When I watched The Invaders episode, I thought the spaceship’s distress call might be useful for an audio project. And of course I didn’t want to let go of the Golden Earring thing that I used before. This whole thing … Continue reading

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Greetings from a land of the midnight sun

I watched the Midnight Sun episode and thought about what kind of assignment could go with it. Splash color on one of the paintings? Maybe, but I did something like that already. I thought about the radio guy doing the … Continue reading

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Friendly four icon challenge

I just happened to catch some of the ds106 show this afternoon and it gave me an idea. So I thought I’d try a four icon challenge. Maybe you know which episode it is. Image credits: lollipop Benoît Charpentier vise … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

A few weeks ago I came across this poster for Le Criminel, the French release of Orson Welles’ The Stranger, and apparently featuring Welles as the Incredible Hulk. I wondered how that (the title, not the Hulk) made the French … Continue reading

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The colorized zone

The seed for this idea came from seeing @arlanamcbear’s take on the color splash assignment, and when the idea was seconded in a comment by Andrew Forgrave, I had to do it. The scene comes from the Twilight Zone episode … Continue reading

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Daft Pimp

This morning I visited Metafilter, the site from which I steal all my best ideas, and found a link to the time when they danced to Daft Punk on Soul Train. I was impressed with the Superfly gentleman at 0:28, … Continue reading

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I saw Todd Conaway’s assignment to make a poem of Twilight Zone titles. At first I tried pulling out titles that rhymed, to see if I could put them together into something that resembled a poem. Then I thought that would … Continue reading

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Escape from the Planet of the Vampires

What do you know? Not only is there an opera, but there was also a comic book Planet of the Vampires back in the 70s! As if Bava had a whole multimedia empire! Except the comic appears to be more of … Continue reading

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2am and the fear is gone

Consider if you will… A Dutch one hit wonder from the 70s falls off the radar for almost ten years and then makes a comeback with a video the prefigures a Dennis Potter play   Ladies and gentlemen, I bring … Continue reading

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Space opera

I think I first heard the term space opera used in describing Star Wars, and I’m pretty sure it was used in an unflattering sense – as a play on soap opera. Some sci-fi geeks looked down on George Lucas’ film … Continue reading

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