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2014-06-13 08:22:47

"Transmedia 2.0" guides media professionals on tapping into the interactive, immersive approach to build rock-solid brands DUBLIN, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuno Bernardo, award-winning and EMMY-nominated writer producer from beActive Entertainment, launches a new Book about Transmedia Storytelling and how his approach can help producers to create strong Entertainment brands and valuable Intellectual Property. "Transmedia 2.0" is the follow up to the 2011 bestseller "The...

2012-05-07 20:02:23

In reviews of and debates over literary self-expressions, it is frequently pointed out that the boundary between what is private and what is public is in the process of being dissolved. Yet a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Swden, shows that the boundary is still there, but that the debates per se define what is private and public in new ways. Highly revealing literary self-expressions often lead to controversies in media. A common point made is that such works...

2009-08-31 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Our eyes of flesh see only noir! Even before its official release, a new novel was making the rounds among the cognoscenti of the movie business. Not since The Day of the Locust and The Love of the Last Tycoon has Hollywood and the motion picture industry been shown in such a bold and perspicuous light, a light that producers and directors and screenwriters are clamoring to capture for themselves. Brimming with sex, romance, eye-widening spectacle, and...

2008-09-16 21:00:19

By Colin Dabkowski All the elements are there: a beautiful girl in a bright red dress, a crime, a coverup and a smooth-talking cop who just can't stop asking questions. These, with optional addition of the nosy neighbor and the vindictive wife, are the age-old ingredients required in perfect balance for the proper execution of film noir. But on its long journey from screen to stage, black-and-white to color and 1940 to 2008, even the best examples of the genre can deteriorate into sketch...

2008-08-30 09:00:54

By Spooner, Melba Flowers, Claudia; Lambert, Richard; Algozzine, Bob Abstract: The authors surveyed student teachers in a yearlong internship and their peers in a traditional semester-long internship to compare perceptions across different practice teaching experiences. All participants were enrolled in the same university and were similar across gender, age, ethnicity, and undergraduate educational experiences. The students in the yearlong internship reported a better relationship with...

2004-11-28 03:00:22

What arts and humanities can mean to our living: a review essay John Guillory, Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation (The University of Chicago Press, 1993). Kurt Spellmeyer, Arts of Living: Reinventing the Humantties for the Twenty-first Century (State University of New York Press, 2003). Curtis White, The Middle Mind: WHy Americans Don't Think For Themselves (HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 2003). With the eclipse of Christianity as a public force in American...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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