Star Wars: A Disturbance in the Force

A long time ago in a galaxy far far away… Not long after the events that take place on Mustafar, where Obi-Wan Kenobi duels and defeats Anakin Skywalker, his former apprentice rendering him burnt and left for dead, the Sith lord Darth Sidious rebuilds Anakin….

Weekly Summary of 13 and 14

This week we learned about remixes and mashups. It was difficult to distinguish the two at times. It seemed like mashups were combining multiple things without changing them too much and a remix was a deeper transformation of the original pieces. After doing work with…

King of the Burgers

Hank Hill, assistant manager of Strickland Propane found himself in a place he never thought he would venture into… the West Coast. He was unsure about why Buck Strickland needed him of all people to go on this business trip but he kept thinking do…

My Unsuspecting Friends

I decided to take pictures of my friends at moments where they were not paying attention. Once you have photos of them make a collage of the photos. I decided that this was a moderately easy assignment and definitely a visual assignment, so I made…

New England BruPats

For my third Mashup assignment I did the Favorite Teams Mashup. I decided to combine some of my favorite Boston sports teams together. I combined the New England Patriots logo with the Boston Bruins logo using gimp. I wasn’t sure which teams I should combine…

Rings of the Jedi

I was looking through the mashup assignments for another one to do and found the Movie Mashup. For this assignment you have to combine two different movies together into one movie poster. I decided to combine two famous trilogies together of different genres that are…

Killswitch Engage Mashup

I was looking through Mashup Assignments and saw the 10 Second Song Mashup. I thought this would be great. Unfortunately my laptop has been running very poorly since we did all the work with video assignments so I had to use my sister’s laptop to…

Remixes vs Mashups

Since I was home for Thanksgiving Break I decided that it would be a good idea to talk to my sister about remixes and mashups. We both felt pretty unclear on what remixes were going into it. We each thought that we knew what it…

Obi-Wan’s Final Battle

Using the ds106 remix generatorĀ I got an assignment where you write about a scene with multiple characters but write about the perspectives and emotions of one of the other characters in the scene. That original assignment was Different point of view- same place. The trick…

The Thinker’s Revenge

Today we had to write about what the thinker was thinking, and it seemed to be headed in a Batman direction so I just rolled with that. After the crippling defeat at the hands of Batman, the Thinker had to be quick with his plan,…