Category Archives: Chapter 7

Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Is public relations simply talking to people, placing press releases and blocking access to executives? In fact, none of those are at the core of modern PR, according to PR mogul Richard Edelman.  Good summary of what public relations is … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 10, Chapter 12, Chapter 3, Chapter 6, Chapter 7 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Brief Musical History in Video

Here’s a collection of videos to take you through the early days of rock ‘n’ roll along with a few other choice bits of music. Young Elvis Presley doing a live version of “Lawdy, Miss Clawdy” possibly from 1956. Chuck … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 7, Pre-class video | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Talking and Watching Mash-ups

We’re going to be talking about musical mash-ups in class today, so here are several videos were going to be using in conjunction with this. Here’s the opening sequence from the film Girl Walk // All Day, based on Girl … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Pre-class video | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Valentine’s Day Pre-Class Video – Crowded House playing Either Side of the World

A great music video for Valentine’s Day.  Crowded House doing their song Either Side of the World from their album The Intriguer.

Posted in Chapter 7, Pre-class video | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Long Tail Pre-Class Video: Doug and Telisha Williams aka Wild Ponies

Doug and Telisha Williams, also known as the band Wild Ponies, funded the production of their latest album, Things That Used To Shine, using a Kickstarter campaign. They raised more than $30,000 from people who wanted to see their latest CD … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 3, Chapter 7 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pre-Class Video: Pete Seeger at Farm Aid 2013

Pete Seeger at Farm Aid 2013 with John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews and Neil Young.

Posted in Chapter 7, Pre-class video | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Remembering Pete Seeger – Singing all the verses all the time

American folk singer and activist (but I repeat myself) Pete Seeger died yesterday at the ripe old age of 94. I never got the chance to see Pete in person, but I did see so many of the people he … Continue reading

Posted in Chapter 7, Pre-class video, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pre-Class Video: Joe Jackson, “Different For Girls”

Joe Jackson playing his classic “Different for Girls.”    

Posted in Chapter 7, Pre-class video | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Pre-Class Video: Klingon Style

Today in class we’re opening up by going Klingon Style! (And if you want to know more about the Gangnam Style phenomenon, check out these guest posts from Charley Reed! Klingon Style  Parody Video

Posted in Chapter 7, Pre-class video | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Pre-class video: They Might Be Giant performing “You’re On Fire”

My pre-class video for today is a music video from the awesome band They Might Be Giants.

Posted in Chapter 7, Pre-class video | Tagged , | Leave a comment