QUACKCAST 462 - Jessica Schab, Studio animation, Guru, sceptic, leader

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 21, 2020

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Today we have a special guest! Jessica Schab. Jessica works for Mainframe entertainment in Canada, one of THE premier digital animation companies! Before things like Pixar they ...



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QUACKCAST 458 - fave Christmas stuff?

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Dec. 24, 2019

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Hey! Merry Xmas! Happy Hanukkah! Merry Kwanza! Merry Festivus! Happy Yule! Happy Saturnalia! Winter Solstice and all the rest ^_^
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Quackast 393 - Set the scene!

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 25, 2018

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In THIS Quackcast we chat about shots! The kind you get from a camera… Long short, bird's eye view, worm's eye view, high angle, low angle, wide angle, fish eye, close up, ultra close up… You can use them to set the pace of the narrative, increase ...

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Politics in Fiction

Banes at 12:00AM, July 19, 2018

There was recently a Provincial Election in the part of Canada where I live, and there's a Federal Election coming up in about a year.

With the brouhaha going on in the world these days about politics and the divisions between many people that are resulting from it, I ...

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What forms of comic adaptations work best?

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Feb. 4, 2018


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Comic books have long been a popular form of media. While their popularity declined slightly in the past, the industry is now more popular than ever. No longer are the comic book characters and story plots exclusive to comic books but have also been used to inspire many ...


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Language Learning through Comics

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 20, 2017



A little comic by Vasya Lozhkin: “I will take revenge”

Earlier today I was reading this article about an immigrant to Canada who learned English with the help of comics, and who now creates comics himself. It got me to thinking about what a great resource comics are for learning ...



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Quackcast 306 - Culture club

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Jan. 17, 2017

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Patriotism, flags, nationalism, religion, politics, national symbols hijacked by racists! These are some of the unique aspects of our cultural identity and national differences we chat about on this quackcast. I was inspired by HippieVan's newspost on Friday (about Cultural identity and how it defines our writing), to ...

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Cultural background and comicking

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Jan. 13, 2017



My city had a massive snowfall on Boxing Day this year – the day after Christmas, for you non-Canadians. Nothing too unusual for a Canadian winter, but even so the city always seems to grind to a halt when it happens. After having a neighbour help him get his car unstuck ...

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A Canadian Tragedy

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 18, 2016



(This one is not comics related).

If you're not Canadian, or spent some time here, it's fairly unlikely that you've heard of the Tragically Hip. It's not impossible, of course, and you may have heard of them recently, with the band going on its farewell tour ...



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FEATURED COMIC --> FOX Academy, The New Breed

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 6, 2016



Silver, the Sean Connery-like James Bond of foxes is last of the old guard in Canada's prime international espionage and intelligence agency. He's a dashing guy, good with a gun and popular with the ladies, but they just don't do things the same way they did back ...

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