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About shep979

Junior at Trinity University. Editor of HackCollege.com

Good times, guys. Good times.

I wish I could just keep taking this class for the rest of my time at Trinity.  We watched crazy movies, learned about the nuts and bolts of storytelling, and I even made a comic! I never thought I would … Continue reading

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Fan-Created Ender’s Game Trailer

Since we were talking about fan fiction in class Monday, thought you guys might like this fan-created trailer for the book Ender’s Game

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The Unwritten Rules of Transmedia

Unwritten is all about blurring the lines between fiction and reality.  Obviously the “reality” in the story as it’s depicted is based in fantasy, but even in real life the lines between what is real and what is fictional are … Continue reading

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Turn on computer. Begin new post. Write about Planetfall. Die.

    Without question, the most engaging part of this somewhat infuriating game was Floyd.  Though I didn’t get to his (SPOILER ALERT) death scene, I think it’s safe to say I would have been quite sad.  Most people love … Continue reading

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Lost: The Deleted Season

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The Who’s Who of Transmedia

While all of the Dr. Who storytelling outlets were appealing in their own way, I found the radio program to be the least engaging.  I don’t think this has anything to do with its radio’s validity as a medium or … Continue reading

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Mulholland Madness

I worry that this post might be as confusing and disjointed as the movie itself, so bear with me.  As soon as Mulholland Drive ended, my first thought was that everybody in the movie was dead, and that they were … Continue reading

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