Brenda Starr (1989)

Shields’ artfully monogrammed wardrobe and journalistic wiles do little to prevent her from falling into one of the most common traps faced by journalists: getting abducted by circus folk and forced to wear a skimpy costume, a fate that routinely befell Edward R. Murrow. –Brenda Starr (1989) (The Onion AV Club) This review of this Brooke Shields bomb really amused me. Okay, that’s enough blogging therapy. Back to work.

Blogging Thoughts…Again

From the “Throwing it Out There to See What Sticks Deptartment” here are some very raw thoughts about the various types of Weblog posts for teachers and students and where they fit on my very indistinct blogging scale: Posting assignments. (Not blogging) Journaling, i.e. “This is what I did today.” (Not blogging) Posting links (Not blogging) Links with descriptive annotation, i.e. “This site is about…” (Not really blogging either, but…

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Computer virus eat your term paper? You're not alone

A student survey recently found that nearly two-thirds of students spent 15 hours or fewer per week doing coursework, and about 20 percent of both freshmen and seniors claimed to spend fewer than five hours per week. –Computer virus eat your term paper? You’re not alone (Bellingham Herald/AP) A puffy little piece like this just hits the spot as I struggle madly to find anything else to do besides mark papers.…

Let Down by Academia, Game Pioneer Changed Paths

As a graduate student in 1980, Ms. Buckles became captivated by computers, and spent three to four hours a day using e-mail, a form of communication little known at the time outside universities and government. Although she didn’t play Adventure, she saw it as an emerging literary form that deserved attention, and she began interviewing people about their experiences. “When I started, I thought, ‘This is so fascinating,’ ” she…

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Amanda Reflects on Year One at Seton Hill

I remember people saying that I would miss high school so much when I left. They were wrong in my case. I don’t miss it. I didn’t belong there–I never did, but I can say that I belong at Seton Hill. I have loved every moment, learning not only from books and blogs, but from people–faculty and friends alike. Somewhere along the way, I discovered that my place is here.…

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Warehouse 23

Somewhere, beneath the cover of an innocuous-looking retail operation, those with true Power have built a facility to imprison forces man was not meant to know . . . things we were never meant to comprehend. The Ark of the Covenant. The Crystal Skull. Alien spacecraft . . . and aliens. Documentation of conspiracies and cover-ups. And more. Are you ready for Warehouse 23? A plain box of unsharpened No.…