April 2011

  • Another Victorious Script Frenzy

    I did it! I completed my screenplay “Global Code Green” 100 pages in 28 Days I’m a Script Frenzy winner  for a second consecutive year and it feels really good! I typed “Fade to Black: Roll Credits” last night just before midnight. I didn’t stay up to celebrate because I wanted to wake up bright and early […]

  • Chasing Content – May 2009

    Image via Wikipedia Last June I started a new feature on this blog entitled Chasing Content. It’s a great feature that gives us a chance to dig through my old posts and unearth some gems that might otherwise get buried in the archives. This is how it works, at the start of each month, I […]

  • Teaching Tip – 5 Reasons Not to Print That

    Image via Wikipedia I made a conscious decision to cut down on the amount of material that I photocopy for my classroom. It was just way too easy to take advantage of the shiny hi-tech device completely at my beck and call. I made so many copies the first few years of my career that […]

  • Enchanting Amy

    Amy Adams is welcome here at Silent Cacophony any time!

  • Hammy Easter!

    Easter Kokosanka, a photo by pyza* on Flickr. Here’s wishing you all a safe and happy holiday weekend. Happy Easter!

  • Recommended Reads – Black Noise

    Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America is a great read about hip-hop culture. It is written by Tricia Rose, who is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies at Brown University. In fact, any of the people who tried to argue with me that Rap Isn’t Music, should read this […]

  • Teaching Tip Rerun

    Image via Wikipedia Today I am going to recycle an old tip for you. I simply don’t have the energy to write a new one for you this week. I’m kind of tied up with the screenplay I am writing for this month’s Script Frenzy Challenge. So today I’d like to share with you an excellent […]

  • My Growing Daredevil Collection

    I saw these Marvel Beans at the dollar store last weekend. I already have a Daredevil bean from the first series that was released quite a few years ago. But I am always looking for Daredevil toys to add to my collection. I bought two packs hoping that the three hidden beans might have been […]

  • Script Frenzy: The Midway Point

    Tomorrow marks the halfway point for this year’s Script Frenzy challenge. With proper formatting, one page of script equates to roughly one minute of screen time. A theatrical release is typically 100 minutes long so the challenge is to write 100 pages in the month of April.  I have been keeping you updated as to […]

  • 9 Tips for a Greener, Eco-Friendly Classroom (Guest Post)

    Image via Wikipedia Having an environmentally-friendly classroom will not only help your school save money on electricity costs, it will also help your students adopt a greener lifestyle. By educating young children or even teenagers on the importance of living “green,” they will hopefully pass on these lifelong skills to someone else as they grow […]