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Week 3 is IN THE BAG

For week 3, we were assigned a wide array of different work to complete.   Watching different facets of film noir was the key piece.  This was my favorite part of the week’s work.  As I have mentioned in previous write up posts, I have been trying to get into different Noir type movies prior… Read more »

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Crime and Despair

Killer’s Kiss was quite interesting.  The film revolves around Davey Gordon (Jamie Smith), a 29 year old welterweight New York boxer in the end of his career, and his relationship with a dancer and her violent employer.  The essence of Noir is presented exceptionally well in this film given the different camera angles and lighting effects…. Read more »

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What a week.

WOW.  This class is certainly demanding.  The assignments are quite fun though, to say the least.  I had a great time with the daily creates as well as the writing assignments.  I also really enjoyed the noir readings.  Check out my blog post with my reaction to those readings here! DAILY CREATES Friday, it was our… Read more »

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Vinny D.

Vincenzo DeMartino is Sicilian born and raised.  He and his family came to the states for his father’s work, and never left the place.  They now reside in downtown New York City.  He was born on March 11, 1971.  Most call him Vinny, Vin or Vinny D; MOST being his fellow gangsters or the “fam”…. Read more »

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Taking a look at noir literature…

This week in #ds106, there were a few excellent noir examples for us to read.  I chose the following stories: “The Postman Always Rings Twice” “The Killers” “The Wild Party” The Postman Always Rings Twice: This fast-paced, sultry novel has the characters and plot that really capture the essence of noir.  Typical of noir, the story… Read more »

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ds106 Week one.

What’s going on guys?  Cody Walker here.  I am pretty stoked about getting to tackle this ds106 “adventure” through noir with everyone.  Hoping I can provide a blog that is inspiring and fun, as I am wanting to continue this blog when the class is up.  On my page, you can follow the links in… Read more »