Monthly Archives: October 2012

Shadow Puppetry

One example of the use of puppetry, in particular shadow puppetry, in visual media can be seen in this music video for the band Little Dragon. Twice The shadow puppetry fits so well with the mood of the song and … Continue reading

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Trick or Homework

I was legitimately worried about surviving my first Halloween in college. Would there be drunken people everywhere? Did I need a costume? As a girl, am I required to wear a promiscuous costume? As cliche as my worries sound, I did not know whether … Continue reading

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Scope

  I saw the young woman. Maybe it was all she had known. Maybe it was something new and exciting for her. Either way, she played the part well. She had striking features and a favorable personality. She found a man … Continue reading

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Mini Saga: A Life and its Hands

It was baby girl; her hands were tiny and delicate. As she grew, her mother called them “ballet hands” and her father called them “brain surgeon hands.” She herself refused to acknowledge the power her hands possessed, for fear of … Continue reading

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Happy Game Day!

Game day at Tech is a collection of many stories.  The day itself is a holiday on the campus.  People wish each other a Happy Game day! The campus is buzzing with excitement and suspense.  Today, even though we won … Continue reading

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Salute to All Nations

With all of the talk about puppets the last couple of weeks, and the several mentions of the Muppets, I’m reminded of one particular joke that I’ve recently grown to love. Every time I go with my family to Disney … Continue reading

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Apocalypse

When the drones descend, you hide.  One time, I was on the south perimeter patrol, and this rookie panicked and tried spraying them with bullets.  They just bounce off.  He starting running, but he only made it to the end … Continue reading

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Storytime: The Origin of Christmas

Now that fall break has ended and everyone is back at Tech, it’s hard not to hear people talking about what stories ensued when they went back home for the weekend.  Since a plane ticket to California was much too … Continue reading

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Happy Feet!

Now you may think that making a movie such as Happy Feet with the incredibly adorable penguins would be relatively easy with today’s technology. However some time ago I saw a documentary about how they actually made this movie. They … Continue reading

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Airplanes

Over fall break, I traveled via airplane (as I’m sure many of you did as well), and what struck me as was how many stories an airplane can hold. Each seat on the airplane contained some sort of story. Everyone … Continue reading

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