Tag Archives: twitter

Democratizing Media | S02E12

#Selfportraitmonday: the birth of a meme?

There’s nothing quite like doodling or sketching something to pass the time. Oh sure, you should be taking notes, but instead you’re drawing an epic stickman battle involving helicopters and entire platoons of poorly-drawn men. Or maybe you’re just randomly drawing lines or geometric patterns. For influencial Edmonton Twitter user @steenyweeny (known to some as […]

The casting of pods

I had the opportunity a few months ago to reconnect with former colleague Scott C. Bourgeois at a tweetup in Edmonton. We chatted, we drank, we discussed the various experiences we’ve had driving past — and indeed creating — roadkill. And certainly that was most of the discussion of the evening. That, and survival horror […]

Episode the First: Social Media and Truthiness

This is our first crack at an ongoing project called the Unknown Studio. This episode — recorded from a derelict oil rig off the coast of Nova Scotia — we talk to Brittney Le Blanc from iNews880.com about social media, particularly Twitter. Why it’s good, why it’s bad, why “gurus” and “experts” can bite us. […]