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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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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 »

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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 »