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Was SyFy’s Sharknado really the big deal that Twitter made it out to be?

That would be a definite NO. Some of you may have noticed last week when the SyFy Channel showed the over-the-top silly original movie that Twitter absolutely exploded with talk about the movie.  Everyone from Lost/Prometheus/Star Trek scribe Damon Lindelof … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

What if a student pretended to have a Mexican accent for an entire semester of a speech class, and then revealed his real San Diego accent on the last day of class? What kind of stories spread the fastest on … Continue reading

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Ch. 14 Link – Commentary Through Impersonation

You can learn more about Ian Murphy’s punking of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and about the Food Lion case here. SPJ scolds Buffalo Beast for call to Wisconsin governor Food Lion fraud award against ABC thrown out

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Link Ch. 14 – When is a headline offensive?

There’s a heartwarming story that’s been up on the Interwebs this week about President Obama giving a speech on energy policy at St. George Community College.  Stephon, a deaf student had front-row seating for the event, got to shake the … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

I’ve been so busy putting up links to go with the upcoming 4th edition to Mass Communication: Living in a Media World that I haven’t had time to question anything lately.  So here we go: Does Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander pay … Continue reading

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Aliens on Ice!

I wouldn’t have believed it if I hadn’t seen it.  Aliens on Ice! (Yeah, an amateur ice show based on the James Cameron film….)  Thanks to Cory Doctorow at BoingBoing for this.  

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CTV Profiles Hark A Vagrant’s Kate Beaton

One of my favorite web comic’s is Kate Beaton’s Hark a Vagrant.  While many of the strips deal with Canadian history, Nancy Drew, Victorian literature, and Mystery Solving Teens also make frequent appearances. Her collection of comics has hit the … Continue reading

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‘Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince’ as a Comedy Trailer

Suppose for a minute that Warner Brothers wanted to promote Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince as screwball teen comedy.  The trailer might look something like this: Thanks eBookNewser!

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Will the iPad 2 Blend?

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Team Coco on the iPad2

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