Category Archives: audio

Hardboiled: Strangers on a Train Discussions

Almost two weeks ago we discussed Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith at length. I’ve been to crazy to post the discussions here, so let me fix that now and I will come back and blog about the book … Continue reading

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We Want the Airwaves: ds106 Radio Shows, Pt 1

This past Tuesday night, section 1 of ds106 here at UMW (i.e. my section! 🙂 ) aired three group radio shows on ds106radio. As with the Spring 2011 semester, the shows were amazingly produced given  how little experience the students have … Continue reading

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Summer of Oblivion Radio Shows

July 12th Student Radio Showcase by timmmmyboy Above is an archive of the Live Broadcast of the Summer of Oblivion radio shows that aired yesterday, July 12th, 2011, on ds106radio from 1:30 PM (EDT) until 5:30 PM (EDT). It was … Continue reading

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Dr. O’Blivion speaks through song

Thanks to Shannotate I think we now have more clues about Dr. O’Blivion’s mysterious disappearance and his whereabouts: Doc Oblivion “Speaks!” by Shannon Nicole Swanson The Dickie Goodman’s “Break-In” audio assignment is a blast, thanks Laura Blankenship! Here is another … Continue reading

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ds106 Live Broadcast 6-30-11: Design, Online Collaboration, and an Intro to Digital Audio

Please note: if you ever want to watch the live broadcasts and you have not received the YouTube link, the broadcasts are always available immediately after the session on here: (I will make sure the video titles are correct … Continue reading

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The ds106 99: #46 The Thing in 7 minutes

Image credit: D’Arcy Norman’s brilliant Minimalist Travel Poster Back in January Lisa M. Lane came up with an awesome assignment for ds106radio which was basically to turn a movie into good radio. What this entails is taking key parts of … Continue reading

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Flannery O’Connor on Southern literature and the grostesque

I started watching John Huston’s adaptation of Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood (1979) for the first time, and I actually stopped half-way through. And while I am a huge fan of Harry Dean Stanton, and I dug Brad Dourif in this … Continue reading

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Call Me Ishmael

Some years ago – never mind how long precisely – having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of … Continue reading

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Sol LeWitt

Who the hell is Sol LeWitt? Some kinda artist or something? Anyway, Tom Woodward is cutting his teeth on some audio mashup goodness, for what I’m not sure—who is Sol LeWitt?—but I like the sounds of conceptual freedom. Download Sol … Continue reading

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Stopover in a Quiet Town

My favorite Twilight Zone episode for the last six or seven years is “Stopover in a Quiet Town.” I think the whole idea of two people waking up after a bender in an abandoned town in which they discover everything … Continue reading

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