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Funky Broadway Boogie Woogie

https://phb256.tumblr.com/post/642947986452873216 For today’s Daily Create we had give a picture a soundtrack. The first thing I thought of was Mondrian’s Broadway Boogie Woogie. But I wanted to get GIF-fy with it, naturally, so I downloaded the image from Wikimedia and … Continue reading

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Reading Guernica

I wondered how the story analysis assignment might apply to an image, so I thought I’s give it a shot with Picasso’s Guernica. There are a few different stories here: the story the painting depicts, the story of Picasso making … Continue reading

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Look at the window

Down by Law (1986) Jarmusch. For today’s Daily Create, we had to do an out-the-window shot, but make it creative. I took a photo of the window in the laundry closet, but wasn’t sure what I could do to make … Continue reading

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Week one wrap up

Week one of ds106 went quite well, with just a few hiccups. A few people had issues with embedding Instagram, so I made a quick screen capture video of the process: Embedding IG in WP If a site gives you … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a theme

I thought I should think out loud a little more on the theme of “What’s (y)our story?” The duality in the question represents something that always happens in ds106. On one hand, we all create our own stories, and on … Continue reading

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Project: Merch

I loved Grant Potter’s Reclaim logo, but I thought if it really was going to be a t-shirt design, we should take it a step further. So I grabbed the first chrome text tutorial I could find, and came up … Continue reading

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News of the World

As we were discussing our ideas for a poliziotteschi party, Jim suggested looking into MSU’s Introduction to Digital Humanities course for some inspiration. The idea is to mine online newspaper archives for what was going on in Italy during the … Continue reading

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Primetime Eurocrime

In the late 1960s and 1970s, during the same period that the spaghetti western flourished and the giallo rose to prominence, the Italian cinema developed another popular genre, the crime film This comes from Bondanella & Pacchioni’s A History of … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Taxi

I was challenged the other week to remix Taxi Driver with the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack. I wasn’t able to build on my previous experiment, unfortunately, so I had to leave in Herrmann’s sax music in some spots. Hopefully it … Continue reading

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