Category: DS106

Thoughts about Design

Reviewing the materials on design helped me understand a lot about what goes into creating appealing advertisements. I had noticed some of the film poster tropes that were described in the Vanity Fair video, but the presenter’s breakdown of each genre really helped me understand them better, and the examples shown did a good job […]

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Week 5

This was it. This was the week when everything started to fall apart. Let’s start with the positives. I was able to complete all of the assigned work this week. I was able to all three of my Daily Creates on each of their assigned days, even if some of them were posted a bit […]

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At the Diner

The last audio assignment I completed for this class was a sound effects story. For this assignment we had to create a short narrative using only sound effects. Since I had already set my other two audio assignments in restaurants, I decided to make this one “restaurant themed” as well. This time I wanted to […]

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Radio Show Ideas

What I would probably like to do most for my radio show would be to make a sequel to The Dick Johnson Chronicles: Murder at McMystery Mansion. Around the second week at college, I participated in a 24 hour theatre festival in which participants had 24 hours to write, direct, and perform a few 10 […]

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Radio Bumper

One of the assignments this week was to create a radio bumper for DS106 Radio. For mine, I decided to try end go for a style similar to those of the fictional Mr. New Vegas from the video game Fallout: New Vegas. I wanted to do something with an easygoing attitude that wasn’t too jarring […]

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Escape!

Last night, I had the opportunity to listen to the first episode of the ESC podcast on DS106 radio. The episode explored how an episode of an old radio drama, Escape, was produced. The episode that was focused on was Three Skeleton Key, and the podcast host focused on the techniques used in order to […]

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Audio Reflection

For the longest time, I had known that there was something unique about audio storytelling, but I could never really figure out how to describe what made it distinct from other mediums. It wasn’t until I watched Jad Abumrad’s videos How Radio Creates Empathy and Digital Shamanism and Old-Fashioned, Newfangled Storytelling Magic that I finally […]

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