College English Class on the Postprint Era

Excellent looking course syllabus and overview for Internet-Age Writing. The class is ENG 371WR: Writing for Nonreaders in the Postprint Era.

Week 4 looks excellent:

Week 4: The Kindle Question

Is Amazon’s wireless reading device the Segway of handheld gadgets? Should it be smaller, come with headphones, and play MP3s instead of display book text? Students will discuss.

Also not to be missed are the course electives.

Via Kottke.org.

Stop Motion With Wolf and Pig

Check out this amazing stop motion video:

Auto-Tune for Art

Earlier this month there was a post on Kottke.org about using the voice modulation technology known as Auto-Tune for something more than pop songs. The Kottke posted links to two videos by the Gregory Brothers. Both videos are fantastic (see below).

The first is an Auto-Tuned mishmash of news clips. The Katie Couric part really is amazing:

And second is Winston Churchill backed by band from the future:

25 Imaginative Illustrations Inspired By Film

Designers paying homage to their favorite films. Some of these posters are really fantastic. My personal favorite:

Heres johnny

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