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Take that, Travolta

I had fun playing with Michael Branson Smith’s latest invention. I’m sure there are serious ways to use it, but I’ll leave that to serious people. I looked up Jason vs. Freddy instead: but none of those are the real … Continue reading

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GIFvasion of the Body Snatchers

The 33 1/3 book on Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables referenced a Rebecca Solnit essay, Rattlesnake in Mailbox: Cults, Creeps, California in the 1970s, which declared Invasion of the Body Snatchers to be “1978’s definitive film.” This meant I needed … Continue reading

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Info Lit 106

Last week I saw a call for chapter proposals for a book in the Innovations in Information Literacy series on digital storytelling. I’ve been interested in the outside-the-box connections among information literacy and digital storytelling since I first became involved … Continue reading

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Danger: Hippies

When @cogdog points out something online, I try to pay attention. So when he highlighted the Internet Archive’s filmstrip collection, I took a look. The Hippies caught my eye. It’s a somewhat strident and paranoid view of 60s counterculture, for … Continue reading

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Do the facemash

Our new old radio friend Scott Lo came up with this triple troll in response to a ds106radio discussion of Bono and Bono: Triple troll quote #ds106 #VisualAssignments24 #ds106radio pic.twitter.com/Q4Ihs1AGxq — Radio Eugene (@RadioEUG) April 3, 2022 I wondered if … Continue reading

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Video smackdown

All I wanted to do was a quick analysis of one little scene. And it got blocked. Immediately. Maybe I should experiment a bit to see what adjustments I need to make to get it through. But it wouldn’t surprise … Continue reading

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The Anti-Bob

I thought I would give filming my painting process a try again. I was trying something different, as in working on a much smaller scale than usual. I was also working with absolutely no plan, which probably shows in the … Continue reading

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… that is the question…

Friend of #ds106 Amy Burvall finds some of the best stuff: Neat! https://t.co/ZYX6jwyBAO — amyburvall (@amyburvall) February 27, 2022 I recognized this as being by the same guy who brought us the Weird Old Book Finder, so I knew it … Continue reading

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Is this design?

I saw The Color of Words assignment elsewhere, so I thought I’d take a look at it. I used joy as my keyword, in true Bob fashion, and the above image is what I got. One of the images in … Continue reading

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Storytelling through design

I spotted this in a show on Tubi TV It’s one of those interrogation scenes. The thing to notice here is how the actor’s shirt matches the color of the wall. It is a subtle message to the viewer that … Continue reading

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