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My Favorite Media of 2022

Stay safe and enjoy your Christmas with a hopeful, Happy New Year! Film Aftersun – “Well, like… Sometimes at playtime, I look up at the sky and if I can see the Sun then… I think that the fact that … Continue reading

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My Favorite Media of 2021

Stay safe and enjoy your Christmas with a hopeful, Happy New Year! Film:  Being the Ricardos, Belfast, C’mon C’mon, CODA, Dune, The French Dispatch, Quiet Place II, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Summer of Soul, and Tragedy of Macbeth. Home Video: … Continue reading

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My Favorite Media of 2020

Hope your 2020 has been good given these historic circumstances. Media has definitely changed this year. Our country took a hard look at ourselves and people found audiences through media. Movies struggled at the box office once COVID-19 arrived. Music and … Continue reading

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God Directed

I’ve got a clapboard just like this picture above in my office. Look at all the credits we can fill in here (usually with chalk if it’s a true clapboard). The director struck me especially today during the extraordinary times … Continue reading

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Video Fun

Before we get to the list (you might want to avoid Contagion and Outbreak for now), let’s go discover how to start a Netflix party! First, you should have a Netflix account and a computer with a Google Chrome browser. … Continue reading

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Dr. Panda Apps

Keep the learning going during these challenging times. Dr. Panda is offering five Dr. Panda apps for free. On March 23, 2020, the following apps are free to download across all platforms (App Store, Play Store and Amazon): Dr. Panda … Continue reading

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My Favorite Media of 2019

2019 had some great offerings without much effort to find them. Here are my favorite media in 2019. Books Art Making Memories – Meik Wiking Because Internet – Gretchen McCulloch The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse – … Continue reading

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Fifth Annual Amazon Prime Day Guide

Buy in July. If you don’t subscribe to this consumer mantra yet, then you should because by August sellers are already planning (and pricing) for the holidays. This year’s Prime Day event is two full days (48 hours), so Amazon … Continue reading

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It’s a Changing World: Public Communication

The changing dangers and risks of privacy have made public communication more challenging. Technology, cybercrime, and privacy are huge issues now. Cameras capture picture and video everywhere. The lense can be recording us even when we’re not aware or haven’t … Continue reading

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Reflections: From ‘The Net’ to Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’: Isolating Ourselves Using Technology

Sandra Bullock’s 1995 film The Net and her current post-apocalyptic thriller Bird Box represent a nice cinematic progression of the following question: Why should I go outside my home when I can find experiences that are better, cheaper, and safer by using technology? In The … Continue reading

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