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Jared’s Blog: Nine Inch Nails Essay

Jared’s Blog: Nine Inch Nails Essay

I’m sorry. I understand that these assignments are supposed to help us prepare for the SAT, but man… I’m sorry. I like Shakespeare and everything, but this? This is just ridiculous: “This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, often the surfeit of our own behaviour, we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars….”

Experimental praying mantis from the Vimeo Fest

Experimental praying mantis from the Vimeo Fest

Experimental video is a term that can be taken quite loosely; you can fiddle around with your webcam and preloaded editing software, and voila, you’re being experimental! But the French boys who make up the team known as Cokau take things to the next level with PRIE DIEU, the short that took home the prize for Best Experimental Video at the Vimeo Festival + Awards 2012. With just a praying mantis as its subject, the piece plays with light, editing and especially sound in such a novel way, it feels like a healthy update to your fave music video from the Nine Inch Nails.

Saul Williams

Saul Williams

Saul Williams [www.saulwilliams.com] is a hybrid. A poet. A rapstar. A rockstar. Maybe the best way to describe Williams is renaissance man, or you could simply say hes an artist. Williams started out as an open-mic poet, so it goes without saying that he comes from a distinctly different background from a typical MC, and…