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Serious games: The Great Flu

After reading a little more about serious games, I played The Great Flu a couple of different times. The first, I waited until people were infected before I did anything, so by the time it had started being contagious, it … Continue reading

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Reptiles, Rothschilds, and Hillary Clinton, oh my!

I didn’t know anything about the Rothschild conspiracy theories, but reading into “House of Rothschild: No One Can Understand What Has Happened to the Planet Without Reading This” by Andrew Hitchcock, I learned a little more. According to Hitchcock, the … Continue reading

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Comm 2302: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole

This class has not been what I expected, that is for sure. I don’t know exactly what I was expecting going in, but this class made me think in new and different ways. I think the most helpful aspect has … Continue reading

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Twisted: She’s not the princess you thought she was.

As far as decisions go regarding this project, it took me far too long to make the decision that I was going to do remake Tangled , change my mind a couple times, and then circle back to Tangled. There … Continue reading

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Snapshots of different worlds

For this blog post, I watched trailers off iTunes from Now You See Me, The Great Gatsby, We’re the Millers, The Internship, The Hunger Games, The Heat, Monsters University, and Man of Steel. I tried to get a wide range … Continue reading

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“Does anyone actually believe anything anymore?”

In the panels shown here, Paul Cornell, author of Saucer Country, says that we are all “Forteans.” He was referencing the Charles Fort quote “One measures a circle beginning anywhere,” found in Volume 1 of Saucer Country. At this point … Continue reading

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“I told them a story.”

Three Days of the Condor, directed by Sydney Pollack, is a political thriller set in the early 1970s.

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