Social media streaming: Meerkat and Periscope

Meerkat. If you haven’t heard about it by now, then that is about to change. What image comes to mind? Possibly the African animal that is featured to the left of this text. However, there is a new social medium called Meerkat in town. It is a social media app and it’s been hyped by the media due to Twitter hindering the app’s function of posting links to their streams over the 140-character social medium. Even more interesting is that Twitter has now announced their own […]

Welcome to Mind Bloggle’s new home!

Hello everyone, Thank you for checking out my site. I recently moved to this domain in order to set up a site about myself. I actually started this site as a class project for my COMM 327 (New Media Campaigns) class at Loyola Chicago, but I want to use this site as more than a class project. My hope is that any content I post here will serve as both interesting and informative. Whether it’s just an “ah ha” moment, something to make you laugh, […]

Leadership of Legend (LoL)!

A long time ago in a computer chair far, far away…   (Image of Ultima Online courtesy of MMOhut)   There is a stigma about MMO (Massive Multiplayer Online) gamers that they are these losers sitting in a computer chair in their mother’s basement. They are people who have no life, no social skills, and are not marketable. Well, I have lived this gamer life for a long time and I’ve actually learned a lot from it. There are some lessons I learned along the way […]

Men in Tights: Are superheros over-saturating the cinema?

POW! BAM! BAP! ZONK! Yeah, I’m into superhero movies. So what? I’ve always been a big Captain America fan and I’ve been stoked about Captain America: The Winter Soldier coming out in just a couple of weeks. The embargo on the movie was lifted today, so naturally, the critics are beginning to post their thoughts. As I don’t want to spoil anything yet because I want to go into this film fresh, I have skimmed through several critic reviews over on Rotten Tomatoes – Captain […]