In November, director Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman hit select theatres before becoming available to stream on Netflix. The movie has received a positive reception from critics, earning a 96% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 8.4/10 score on IMDB. However, it’s by no means a short watch; to watch The Irishman in full, you’ll […]Read more "The Irishman – Too Long, or Just Right? – Editorial Blog Assignment"
At the beginning of this semester, I entered the class with 147 twitter followers. I had begun my twitter account about three years ago for the primary purpose of using it as a journalist; prior to this semester the vast majority of my tweets were news related with the occasional retweet of sport or comedic […]Read more "A Semester of Growth on Twitter"
Original Goal The original goal of this campaign was to achieve between 200 and 500 views on Imgur using a meme that was not only currently relevant, but could hopefully be seen as funny by people on the Imgur community. This was achieved by using an absurd meme of the popular character Batman, while highlighting […]Read more "Viral Content Challenge: Part II"
Everybody doodles – but only the most elite doodlers from kindergarten remember this one. Watch to learn how to create a “Superman S” instead of paying attention in class. The “S” itself gets the name from the classic comic-book character Superman, as the letter closely resembles the symbol he wears on his costume.Read more "How to Doodle Like A Superhero"
Many hoaxes online are simply pranks – usually not much material harm is done. There is also a degree of comedy involved, especially when celebrities and politicians become victims. When a hoax claiming that Facebook would be changing its terms of service went viral, high profile names like Usher, Julia Roberts and Rick Perry became […]Read more "Internet Hoaxes – Funny or Dangerous?"