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New Media Final →
Showing off one of my student’s final papers - an Observation Project - which dared to use New Media, like Tumblr, instead of the traditional 2-3 page essay route. I have a feeling this took more time and energy. Basically, I charged the student to go out and observe one location for a short time and talk about what they saw, the people, the mode of dress, the activities and what behaviors...
Vonnegut in Cyberspace →
Anonymous asked: Rank your favorite Bond books from Best to Worst!
Deep Space Nine Relaunch Books - Entry 2
Up next is the Lives of Dax anthology, which features a cadre of Trek novelists, many of whom went on to have significant contributions to the DS9 Relaunch proper. This collection typifies Small Universe Syndrome, and for that very reason it does tend to be a groaned. Small Universe Syndrome is a very big thing in tie-in fiction, the idea being that if you give the fan audience cameos from...
Deep Space Nine Relaunch Books - Entry 1
Hello gentle readers. As some of you may know from my tweets, I’ve begun the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Relaunch or “Season 8” as it is known in some circles. Essentially, these are books that continue the story of DS9 beyond the series with a mix of new characters and old. The term relaunch is an odd one, as it refers to a major change in the way the tie-in novels would be dealt...
Masters of Task and Princes of Power
So, I spent part of my time today reading two Fred Van Lente penned comics - Taskmaster: Unthinkable and Incredible Hercules: The New Prince of Power. I quite enjoyed both, really fun reads that mix action and story really well together. The Taskmaster was story was quite interesting as it explored the background of the character, which was a bit… odd. Not bad, no, but more unexpected....
I chose to see writers like Alan Moore as missionaries who attempted to impose...– Grant Morrison on his mindset writing Animal Man, his first project for DC comics; from Supergods (via fuzzytypewriter)
For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is...– Marshall McLuhan
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Society is a place where people exist together. That is civilization. The lone...– Number 2, The Prisoner, “Once Upon a Time”