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Frank W. Baker's Blog – May 2009 Archive (2)

Do you know who Captain Queeg, Howard Beale, and Chauncey Gardner are?

Now, that I have your attention: this is an op-ed in the latest issue of The Christian Science Monitor, one of my favorite newspapers. The writer references "retrotalk" and "retroterms" and says today's TV talkers seem addicted to making cultural references that mean nothing to younger audiences.

Added by Frank W. Baker on May 26, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Reading Between the Frames (new film literacy curriculum)

Reading Between The Frames is a new 16-page media/film literacy curriculum created by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences--the folks who give out the annual Oscar awards. The guide is available for download from the Academy's website. Portions of the guide are in Spanish.

Added by Frank W. Baker on May 5, 2009 at 5:55pm — No Comments


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