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Domoic Acid: The Amnesic Shellfish Toxin that...what was I saying?

I love my readers. You’re a smart group of people that likes the same things I do: poisons, toxins, science, chemistry, crime, history, and all of the above mixed into a casserole. 1,147 more words

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Video: This English Bay crow will not be denied his slice of pepperoni

A Vancouver crow took a break from dive-bombing the city’s citizens this weekend to make an appearance in an inspiring YouTube video.

The video, titled Crow vs. 130 more words


Just Shoot Me Now: Michael Bay Remaking The Birds

I don’t know who thought this was a good idea, but The Guardian reports that Michael Bay is doing a remake of the Hitchcock classic,  87 more words


Jurassic World Takeover

YEP YEP – Jurassic World is undeniably entertaining.

It is also set to become the fastest film ever to reach $1B in global box office receipts. 286 more words

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Urban Sprawl is for the Birds

5 October 2014

Celestino Deleyto’s essay “Focalisation in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds” emphasizes focalization due to camera angle. For the most part, Deleyto uses focalization as synonymous with point of view shots. 1,297 more words

Writing Sample

The birds (thanks Daphne, Alfred)

Seagulls are always protective when it comes round to this time of year and they’re raising their young.

Babies here, a few years ago in June. 1,128 more words


The Birds

In 1963, the year I graduated from high school and left for college, Alfred Hitchcock scared us all to pieces when he released the now classic film, “The Birds.”  If you saw it back then, you remember.   572 more words