I once read an article, that I wish I could find, that explained that the rise of nerd culture in the 80s caused a sense of superiority in a once marginalized group of teenagers. A group that was once bullied, finally had a sense of purpose. The article went into how these 80s nerds transformed … Read moreDaily Create: 80s Nerds
This week was a lot less stressful than the previous. While I’m still learning and getting the hang of things, it was a lot less about setting up and more about actually writing blogs, participating, and doing some fun work. Part of the fun work is the daily creates. I actually really enjoy doing these. … Read moreWeekly Summary
So for my star, I chose Ed Lauter. I’m honestly not sure if he’s underrated/appreciated, but not many people my age know of him. One of my favorite movies to watch with my mom growing up was Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. It’s about a girl who desperately wants to take part in an MTV … Read moreDaily Create: Supporting Role Star of the 80s Tribute
So, for those who don’t know, I have a plethora of dogs. Four in actuality, six to be technical. Four are mine and live with me, two more are my brothers, but he travels quite a bit so I watch them for him. Anyways, I always walk my dogs. Usually just around the neighborhood or … Read moreAnother Day With The Dogs
I am a huge fan of 80s music so when I saw the daily create topic for the day, my mind immediately started working. Now, being born in 1995, I’m at the disadvantage of not knowing how popular this song was, but I do know it’s not one I hear often anymore. 99 Red Balloons … Read moreDaily Create: Obscure but Good Songs of the 80s
So this assignment seemed silly and fun and I’m all about that life. I chose two of my favorite 80s musicians and I bugified their eyes! Let’s start with the image that turned out the best: it’s Madonna! This image gave me a false sense of confidence. I photoshopped her eyes to be bigger and, … Read more80s were all about crazy clothes, and bug eyes?
@ds106dc #tdc2792 For this daily create on Colloquialism, I’ve decided to use the the word yinz. I’m originally from Pittsburgh, PA and yinz is their version of the word y’all. For example, instead of “y’all have a nice day,” someone from Pittsburgh would say “yinz have a nice day.” I’m not sure the origin, but … Read moreDaily Create Colloquialism
Hey everyone! My name is Maddie and I’m a senior. I found this process very confusing. It’s fitting that the theme is 80s because I feel I lived through the 80s and this new technology is very confusing. #ds106introductions
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