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Read… it won’t kill you

I don’t know how you can watch Brother Mouzone and not want to make a READ poster. I know I’m not the first one to do it. But since I’m all about the GIFs, I had to animate it. I … Continue reading

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The Vignelli Canon

Another design resource that’s worth looking at is The Vignelli Canon. It’s a short booklet by Massimo Vignelli, who was a superstar in the world of graphic design. The booklet is light on text and heavy on space and imagery, … Continue reading

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Splash the Wire

A lot of people have been noticing color in The Wire, so it’s a natural for the Splash the Color assignment. Here, I took one of the shots inside the Can Office with the orange target on the floor. I wanted … Continue reading

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Wanted: for DWI

  I thought the idea of a Wanted Poster assignment was perfect for wire106. Hats off to Kris for making it. McNulty ought be get hauled in for his escapades in the last episode, so I thought he’d make a good … Continue reading

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Simonian LOLcat

I decided to try my hand at the Shakespearean LOLcat assignment, but since this is Wire106 and not Hamlet106, I made a Simonian LOLcat. It’s a picture of my friend Coaltrain from across the street. I’m not sure why it … Continue reading

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Taking shots at episode 6

The title of the episode was “All Prologue.” I think that relates to D’Angelo’s epigraph, which came in his response to the book discussion assertion that “there are no second acts in American lives.” The discussion leader was novelist/screenwriter Richard … Continue reading

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maddenGIFERATOR – The Wire version

I’ve been seeing these maddenGIFERATOR images in my Tumblr stream, so I thought I’d try one with a quote from The Wire. Apparently “I tell your wife, you tell mine” is an illegal use of words, so I had to … Continue reading

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What is digital storytelling?

There are lots of ways to tell stories. We’re used to words, spoken or written, and video, but there’s more. Pictures tell stories. Music tells stories. The web opens up a whole new territory. I stumbled upon Clubbo Records something … Continue reading

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The Contest Somebody Should Win

For this assignment, I told myself I would pick something random and do whatever came up and make it about The Wire. So what do I get? The Contest Nobody Could Win (Video-Mashup Edition) The directions are to: Create a … Continue reading

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String’s Gonna Get You

Today’s Daily Create was to make a themed video montage. I took all the Stringer Bell clips I had saved from the first season and put them together with the song String’s Gonna Get You (YT) which I actually have … Continue reading

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