Yo Adrian!

While talking about ds106 this summer with my teacher ed students, I described how I wished to complete the five seconds five films one archetype assignment with a mashup of Rocky’s distictive ‘Yo Adrian’ across the six Rocky films. I’d recently re-watched Rocky which was released in 1976 when I was age five. I somehow watched that… Continue reading Yo Adrian!

Five Big Fish In Their Little Ponds

Finding five ‘obstructionist bureaucrats’ proved too difficult a task in class yesterday for my second one archetype five films in five seconds video assignment. Also the keeping it to five seconds has been next to impossible. I think Kat’s Five High School Bullies is the best really short one I’ve seen. But I don’t think… Continue reading Five Big Fish In Their Little Ponds

Dollhouse of Nerd Girls

We did a video blitz assignment in today’s class that I’ve turned into an assignment called, One Archetype, Five Movies, Five Seconds. The assignment asks you to create a five second video of one archetype from five different movies cutting together one second of each. The exercise gave everyone the opportunity to experiment with downloading… Continue reading Dollhouse of Nerd Girls

Silent Era Cool Hand Luke

This Return the Silent Era video remakes the 50 eggs eating contest in the 1967 classic prison camp movie Cool Hand Luke. On a sweltering stormy night, the prisoners are dreading the closing of the windows of the barracks as it will mean a sweaty night of misery. Luke (Paul Newman) takes the bunch off… Continue reading Silent Era Cool Hand Luke

Schadenfreude – Making Me Feel Glad That I’m Not You

I finally had some time yesterday to make my video mashup assignment for ds106. I’ve done a few already as part of the sagas of Jim Groom and Dr. Obilivion, but wanted to do something a little less “ds106ish” this time. Though the recent revelations regarding Camp Oblivion and Martha Burtis will need some digital… Continue reading Schadenfreude – Making Me Feel Glad That I’m Not You