School Shenanigans: Last One Out Hit the Lights

Well, it’s been fun, but the semester is over and it’s time to wrap things up. The class made me do a lot of writing, more than I thought I’d be doing, and more than I’d like to admit. Damn you lexicon! Quit eating all my time. I’ve done enough already you terrible time-sink!

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School Shenanigans: Intro-Extro Misanthropic

So for class we watched something about introverts on Ted Talks. And that got me thinking. What the hell am I? Am I an introvert or an extrovert? And more importantly should I care. In the end I came up with one answer to it all:

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School Shenanigans: Kickstarter and the Gaming Revolution

For those of you completely out of the loop Kickstarter is a crowdfunding website designed to give producers of independent material, like books, games, or music, a new avenue of funding, particularly allowing normal consumers to give money directly to the projects they want to see. This is a really novel idea, since it allows the makers to bypass the publishers, investors, publishing houses, and other bureaucracies.

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School Shenanigans: New Storytelling Techniques

Continuity is for the weak!

So in class we talked about new media, fiction, and the evolving art of storytelling. We looked at some neato stories like The Disappearance of Miriam and…. a couple of other stories… that I can’t be bothered to look up at the moment. But it got me thinking about how storytelling has changed thanks to the internet, particularly the Quest comics and… oh god I’m talking abouthim again… Slenderman.

Yeah, you know, sleep is overrated.

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An important lession I learned from ponies.

The other night I had a revelation after seeing The Hunger Games. The movies about murdering children really needs a psychotic cannibal and shaky cam needs to die. But more importantly I need to stop hating on Twilight.

Wrong Twilight

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