Elements of Structure Series: Part 11: Tough questions: students and humor

This video is PG-13. And no, the number doesn’t work. A student shared this with me a few weeks ago. To spark a conversation, I thought it would be interesting to see what other students thought about it, too. Students also watched this one, too. No commentary from me, just questions. As this writing, they’ve… Read More Elements of Structure Series: Part 11: Tough questions: students and humor

Series: Elements of Structure Part 10: Top Ten (But it will go to 11…)

Not in any particular order, this is my own curated list of what I perceive as the hugely influential, double-edged swords of structure from 2016. Warning: I will not apologize for analyzing politics in this post (see #4). If you’re fed to the teeth and just want some ideas, skip over words. We’re all feeling… Read More Series: Elements of Structure Part 10: Top Ten (But it will go to 11…)

Series: Elements of Structure Part 8: Zines and Chaps

Zine magazines and Chapbooks – two formats that have specific structures that speak to the urgency of getting something out there, fast, with beauty. In this recent post, The Resurgence of the Zine Culture, the writer makes a strong case for zines returning popularity. “It’s as simple as folding some paper and letting your creativity… Read More Series: Elements of Structure Part 8: Zines and Chaps