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It was a twitter kind of night

One of our assignments for the week was to tune into another session of ds106radio and “tweet along”.  Getting up at 4am everyday, the last thing I want to do is stay up for some assignment; although I must say, I enjoyed both of the programs that were played last night. Red Wind Jack the… Read more »

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#NoirWeThereYet Progress Report

#NoirWeThereYet is a tag/team name that we gave our group for the radio project.                 NoirWeThereYet first came about on Twitter.  Back on February 5th, Spencer and I had ideas about getting into a group together. This was just the beginning.  During the earlier part of this week,… Read more »

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Copyright and Creative Commons

Copyright Law is a legal right that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to its use and distribution, usually for a limited time, with the intention of enabling the creator to receive compensation for their effort.  It dates way back to the eighteenth century when Noah Webster was trying to protect his revenues from his… Read more »

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Slacker Noir

One of our “to-dos” this week was to watch one of the movies off of the list provided on the Noir106 weekly post.  The Big Lebowski is a movie I have seen before, but I thought I would check it out again after having learned more about Noir.  I wanted to try and pick apart the movie… Read more »

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Canon’s A-Firing

The Vignelli Canon is a significant piece when it comes to the world of Noir.  Massimo Vignelli, the booklet’s author, was an exceptional graphic designer who set the tone for design even before our new age computer design was available. Prior to reading The Vignelli Canon, I’d had little to no experience with design.  In… Read more »

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There’s a storm inside my brain.

This week, we were directed to brainstorm ideas for our upcoming radio show.  You could imagine my initial thoughts of this having never done anything like it before… Needless to say, I had no issue coming up with ideas.  I read over all who have posted regarding this so far and found that many people… Read more »

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Visuals and Storytelling go hand in hand.

I, myself, am not an everyday photographer.  I do happen to be married to one though, so I am well versed in the patience and persistence it takes to getting the perfect shot.  This can be especially important when trying to portray a certain message or genre, such as Noir. When I am trying to… Read more »

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Motivation. The key to success.

The weight room is my therapy.  It is how I relieve stress and kill the bad vibes.  My life would be a total mess without the weight room. It is my home.

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Little MX for you fools

I raced motocross from the time I was 4 years old up until I was about 16. I’ve been all over the country racing at some of the biggest amateur races in the world.  I played every sport you could think of along the way as well.  Here is a little taste of what I’m… Read more »