Tag Archives: Internet Archive

“Mr. Brecht, have you ever been a member of the communist party?”

Ours is by no means a monopoly on dark times. I came across this audio of Bertolt Brecht being “interviewed”  at the House for Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) hearings on October 30th, 1947 on this awesome Internet Archive blog post. … Continue reading

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I <3 Consumerism

Well, I have been sucked into the UMW Blogs vortex. The first week or so just thrills me to no end, people start coming out of the woodwork, and I have fun commenting, reading, and getting a sense of what’s … Continue reading

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Internet Archive howto for digitizing LPs

photo credit: amy_b I thought this was pretty cool, the Internet Archive blog has a recent post on the process they follow to digitize vinyl. And they share this information all in the name of preserving and distributing ephemeral culture. … Continue reading

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Mashups, Italian Style!

Well, Antonella Dalla Torre’s Italian 202 class had its first annual La Mattina degli Oscar (The Morning of the Oscars), and it was quite a special event. Good food, everyone well-dressed, and the culture was first rate, now that’s Italian! … Continue reading

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Dawn of the Dead, take 3

Finally, the last and mashed installation of my Dawn of the Dead (1978) series which took far more technical and creative energy than I originally imagined. The idea behind this experiment was simple: create three commentaries upon the social/political sub-themes … Continue reading

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Alien Pizza, a preliminary mashup

I just came across this beautiful, nutty video mashup on Sean Comerford’s blog titled “Alien Pizza.” Sean was in Carole Garmon’s Video Art seminar last semester and did some pretty amazing videos. This semester he is taking Italian 202 with … Continue reading

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High School Hell Cats, and other assorted mashup learning resources from the Internet Archive

I find myself constantly going back to the Internet Archive, and constantly being blown away by what I find. Now, maybe I am biased towards video, and obsess over all things film history. I have been registering several people’s interest … Continue reading

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Raiding the Internet Archive

Figured I’d start the week off right and play with some public domain video from the Internet Archive. I set a couple of clips (Babies on Parade and Television Commercials: Telephone) to the mellifluous sounds of one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Who needs Netflix with the Internet Archive around?

Over the last month or so I have been scouring the Internet Archive for pubic domain films. Below are 31 of the 38 movies I bookmarked in del.icio.us that are currently available at Internet Archive (del.icio.us seems to be balking … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July…

…and be careful of those fireworks of mass destruction, kids. Yet another gem from the Internet Archive.

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