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The End

Transmedia Storytelling was truly a bright spot in an otherwise dreary, common-curriculum-filled semester.  I’ve never had a class cater to and expand so many of my interests (though Media Interpretation with Dr. Delwiche last semester sure came close). Even when … Continue reading

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The Power of the Unwritten Word

The Unwritten brings to life the idea that storytelling deeply impacts our real, everyday lives—whether through the immersive qualities of a particular work of fiction or the shifts that our culture experiences when obsessive fandoms emerge. The all-encompassing storytelling methods … Continue reading

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Floyd and Other Lovable Losers

Some relevant background info (warning, Harry Potter 7 **spoiler** included): Before reading my reaction to Floyd, you should know that I find Jar Jar Binks amusing, that WALL-E is one of my all-time favorite movies, and that I cried when Dobby … Continue reading

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Farewell Mrs. Blankenship {MAD MEN SPOILERS}

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“Every Who Down in Whoville, the Tall and the Small…”

Having never heard of the Doctor Who phenomenon, I approached our “Doctor Who week” with an open—and curious—mind. After consuming a healthy amount of Doctor Who, I found it to be an enjoyable, at times thrilling, franchise with one weak … Continue reading

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Mapquest: Mulholland Dr.

Mulholland Dr. is a crazy, roller-coaster ride of a movie. I enjoyed Mulholland Dr., but that is not to say I ever knew what was actually happening (I didn’t).  Nonetheless, I felt fully invested in the characters (real or not) and … Continue reading

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Another Intro

My name is Matt Kafoury (kuh-4-e). I am a sophomore from St. Louis, MO. I haven’t officially declared a major yet, but I plan on being a communications major with a possible double major in sociology. I’m very interested in … Continue reading

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