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VE: kogonada

kogonada is a visual essayist who has created some great studies on filmmakers and filmmaking. This one on Wes Anderson and his use of centering is a short, clever, and … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

Visual Essays are Accessible

One of the 3 tenets of visual essays is accessibility. I was reminded why when reading Nicholas Kristof’s op-ed column in the New York Times. His article, Professors, We Need … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Usefulness of Saying Something

On this morning’s NPR newscast, I heard a titillating soundbite: “What people are walking away from this film and this story with – and by the way, I put myself … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fave TV Shows 2012

Indulgent post here! Below is a list of my favorite shows  of 2012. Not necessarily new shows or even the best shows, just what I liked. American Pickers Downton Abbey* … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

Vote, it’s 2012!

Been watching a lot of Roseanne reruns of late. I watched the show as a kid, when it first aired, and watching it now roughly 20 years later, it is … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 2 Comments


Something is happening right now which I am not sure is a sign that things are moving in the right direction or if it is just so much common sense … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hulu’s Face Match Makes Me Laff

Has anyone else tried this yet? So on Hulu, while you are watching a video, you have the option of turning on “Face Match.” What happens is if you hover … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Sun Also Rises

How far into this blog did I get before dedicating a post to Mad Men? A ton has been written about this show, so bear with me as I add … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Not a Shelter

Perhaps I am dating myself a bit here with this post, but here goes. It isn’t news that the age of official adulthood has been going up. Turning eighteen used … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Visual Essays

If you read books often, you may have noticed an emerging genre called creative nonfiction. “Although it sounds a bit affected and presumptuous, “creative nonfiction” precisely describes what the form … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

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