Author Archives: Hai Duong

Are You 2302 Enough?

My Plans I feel a bit odd when writing this blog posting as it is just hard to believe that this semester is coming to an end. It is even more surprising to realize that I’m now planning for my … Continue reading

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Beware, Reptilians Are Among Us!

David Icke, a British author, is famous for his writings about reptilian conspiracy theories. My attempt to look his name up yields that he is very controversial speaker. His reptilian conspiracy theories seem to be very strange. However, the fact … Continue reading

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A Titanic Named Blood Diamond

Overviews This is definitely not the one directed by Edward Zwick and starring Leonardo DiCaprio in 2006. DiCaprio is still starred in this one, however. I tried to make a recut trailer for Titanic (James Cameron, 1997) and named the new … Continue reading

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Let’s Lynda.comize Yourself!

Professor Delwiche already mentioned Lynda.com as a great learning resource for us to learn more about Adobe Premiere Pro. I’m taking an art class this semester and the professor also recommended me to improve my Photoshop skills by following some … Continue reading

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Just Another “Gangnam Style” Mash-up

Up to this point, everyone in our class should know the global cultural phenomenon named “Gangnam Style.” The music video released by PSY is now the most-liked YouTube video. To follow a trend in YouTube and also sharpen my video … Continue reading

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Really in Mine, Not Really in Yours

Professor Richard Dawkins, who is famous for his concept of the “meme”, attempted to explain “why the universe seems so strange.” His talk is featured in TED. The way he perceives our world seems to be closely related to some … Continue reading

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Not Yet Another Comic Book

Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Maus” is a graphic novel. This term does not seem to be clearly defined, however. At least, it is fairly recognizable to see how Spiegelman attempted to portray his father’s experiences as a Holocaust survivor using … Continue reading

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