Author Archives: timnelin

It’s the end of the year, Christmas time is here

It’s hard to believe that another semester is almost in the books, this year has flown by. Media Interpretation and Criticism is the first communicationclass that I have taken at Trinity and we have covered a number of interesting topics. For … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Be Friends?

The Video Trailer Remix Project was definitely one of the more entertaining projects I have completed during my time at Trinity. It gave me an opportunity to take a horror film, The Strangers (Bryan Bertino, 2008), and transform it into … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

With the evolution of technology, my childhood consisted mostly of watching comic adaptations on television, in movies, or playing comic-book based games. Unfortunately, I was never really able to get into reading comics. This being said, it would be a … Continue reading

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Star Wars: Apparently George Lucas has an interesting relationship with his sister

Star Wars is a franchise that has gripped the minds of people and the imagination of young boys since the 1970s. I encountered my first Star Wars films as a rambunctious, elementary-school student during the 1997 re-release of the original trilogy.  Since then, I … Continue reading

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I’ve got the whole world in my hands, an ode to 2012

With the year 2012 quickly approaching, the chorus of doomsday sayers has gained some popularity in the news lately.  After doing some researching for myself, I have found many people who believe that the world will end in 2012 and … Continue reading

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Clearly Sex Sells Well: The Sexecutioner’s Axe

Manipulative techniques are a near universal component of mediated communication.  America, the mediated juggernaut, is no exception to this phenomena. Chuck Klosterman would probably even argue that Americans are the most manipulated population in the world.  As I was watching … Continue reading

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The (slightly) condensed life and times of Timothy Nelin

For those of you that probably don’t know me, my name is Tim Nelin, and I will be a junior here at Trinity University this fall. I am majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and hope to attend medical school after … Continue reading

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