To Remix or to Not Remix.

Explaining to Ashton about Remixing This audio is a recording of my friend and I discussing remixing. She is a little shy and was a little nervous so you don’t hear her speak much but she was there! Promise! One of the videos we were asked to watch for this assignment gave a pretty clear […]

Different Positions. Different Emotions.

Roger Ebert has many interesting opinions about how filmography can transform a film. He sees different positions as setting off different emotions. But his methods to analyzing movies makes sense. Breaking down the film and stopping at different parts is a great way to better understand the movie and possibly better understand the makers of […]

Analyze Will Hunting

For this reflection I chose to analyze the movie scene of the bar from Good Will Hunting.¬†It’s number 17 in the playlist. Analyze the Camera Work After reading the article by Robert Ebert, the first thing I noticed is that as the characters enter the bar, they are in the center background of shot, while […]

Reflecting on Radio

A reflection upon your contribution to the radio show and to your assessment of the group process: How did your group go about choosing a theme and organizing itself? We used Canvas discussion boards in order to communicate. People we throwing out ideas but I believe it was Maryna who came up with the idea […]

Fall is Here and So is the Rain #tdc1360 My response for Today's @ds106dc #ds106 Daily Create is I wasn't feeling too great today so I bought this. — Rachel Stanford (@rach_stanford23) September 30, 2015 Monday’s Daily Create asked us to draw something that we bought that day. There were many people that drew pictures of their groceries. Unfortunately for me, […]

Radio Storytelling

Listening to Stories For this particular assignment/reflection, we were asked to listen to several different radio stories from different sites and pick up on each one’s audio techniques and what we thought about their their techniques. From American Life: How I Got Into College I sincerely enjoyed this story itself and all of the audio […]


Jad Abunrad’s perspective on radio storytelling is quite enlightening. I loved the metaphor he used of someone over the radio making a painting when telling a story but they are not the ones holding the paint brush, it’s the audience. That is precisely why he considers the radio “co-imagination” and I would say that books […]

A Sequence of Events

I found Ira Glass‘ advice about storytelling on the radio extremely helpful. He pointed out some useful tips that can make any boring ordinary story sound fascinating and intriguing, which he demonstrated quite well. It was great that he let all young or aspiring storytellers know that it is okay not to have amazing stories […]