Creator Response to Artistic Backlash

Unfortunately, it has come to my attention that some believe my previous post to be “manipulative”, “uninspiring” or “not a real blog post”. Fortunately, y’all are in the wrong–not me. I’ve recently taken measures to begin converting what had been a perfectly tasteful, well-run blog into a guerrilla-style beacon of topical, surrealist humor-commentary. Unfortunately, this …

Really Just Some Food for Thought Here to Be Perfectly Honest With You

Noah Maloney is currently enjoying a meteoric rise in the film industry and, though his content runs the gamut from socioeconomic critique to simple farce, our society is subjective and politically correct enough that I’m perfectly entitled to call this “art” — which it is. I’m a film major, so I get the moving picture. If the …

Further Exploitation of What Counts as a Blog Post: Studying for Comparative Religions

Howdy all. I’ve got one heck of a comparative religions exam coming up. Let’s put these 250 words to the pursuit of ecumenical knowledge. Agni: This fellow is the Hindu god of fire. He traces his origins back to the Vedic eras when rituals were performed around altars of fire and fire itself was thought to …

An Experiment on the Creative Liberties of the Blog

Hypothesis: Given that our stipulations for the blogs are to post twice weekly and fill the blog with “varied content”, and given that we are allowed to select blog content at our liberty, if we fill our blog posts with excerpts from the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, we will still receive full credit. Alt. Hypothesis: Regurgitating strings of …

March Mathness

I’m a bit late, seeing as the national championship is being played tomorrow, but here’s that really cool piece of software I covered earlier. Davidson’s “March Mathness” uses a collection of algorithms to help you statistically predict the optimal March Madness bracket outcomes. Get familiar with it, play around with it and–when next year’s tournament …