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Weird News: UK trick-or-treaters given cocaine | Behind the Yellow Tape

Weird News: UK trick-or-treaters given cocaine | Behind the Yellow Tape | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
LONDON (AP) — British police say a man has been charged with a drug offense after children were given bags of cocaine instead of candy during Halloween trick-or-treating.
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Weird and wonderful

Weird and wonderful | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
FANS of Tim Burton’s dark humour can now look forward to a line of Frankenweenie graphic T-shirts, inspired by his movie of the same name.
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Presenting - Social TV, Augmented Reality, Transmedia and GameTech | PERSONALIZE MEDIA

Presenting - Social TV, Augmented Reality, Transmedia and GameTech | PERSONALIZE MEDIA | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
I normally do at least two events per month (conferences, panels, seminars, webinars etc) and rarely post about them but as I put this together on another site, here is a cross-post (2 for the price of one) from MUVEDesign - slightly modified which...
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NASA - A Ghost in Cepheus

NASA - A Ghost in Cepheus | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
Described as a "dusty curtain" or "ghostly apparition," mysterious reflection nebula VdB 152 really is very faint. Far from your neighborhood on this Halloween Night, the cosmic phantom is nearly 1,400 light-years away.
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Storytelling V: The Audience Strikes Back « The Pixel Report

RT @scriptdev: Screenwriter as 'crowdfunded bard': Keynote speech from @powertothepixel conference: « http://t.co/m30LKGYS #screenwriting #transmedia...
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Government Subsidies: Canada's Advantage in Transmedia Franchise Development

Government Subsidies: Canada's Advantage in Transmedia Franchise Development | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
TORONTO – It shouldn’t surprise us.
Canada pioneered film tax credits and official co-productions that U.S. states and other foreign locales have then embraced to increase their own film and TV production.
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MUSIC: Newcastle hasn’t lost its Mojo

MUSIC: Newcastle  hasn’t lost its Mojo | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
It’s a victorious homecoming of sorts for deep-thinking singer Mojo Juju, writes Helen Gregory.
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New Digital Media Program is a Real S.o.B. | Mediacaster Magazine - Broadband & Content

New Digital Media Program is a Real S.o.B. | Mediacaster Magazine - Broadband & Content | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
A new transmedia training and development program is looking at the future of funny, and it will support the production of next-generation digital media comedy content.
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Film producer, marketers and transmedia expert among speakers revealed for Festival of Branded Entertainment - mUmBRELLA

Film producer, marketers and transmedia expert among speakers revealed for Festival of Branded Entertainment - mUmBRELLA | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it

More panellists can be revealed for next month’s Festival of Branded Entertainment.
Speakers on the Format, Function & Finance session, will debate the merits of different formats, how transmedia production principles and practice can work for brands,and how to create branded entertainment that goes beyond screen content.
The speakers for the session are John Ford, founder and CEO, the One Centre; Emma Rugge-Price, VP communications at GE; Jo McAlister, head of marketing at SBS’s World Movie subscription TV channel; and Robert Galinsky, producer of Dust and Glory.
Ford heads up The One Centre which specialises in transmedia production and has worked with a variety of large brands including GE, Audi and McDonald’s.

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Google Signs Deal With Warner Music Group

Google Signs Deal With Warner Music Group | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
The agreement will bring Warner's music catalog - with Green Day, Madonna, Neil Young, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and hundreds of other acts - to Google's Play store.
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Transmedia Writing

Stories told across multi-platform media environments -- or transmedia stories as they are commonly called on the edge -- require more complex writing.
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Comics industry it’s not just good for “peanuts”

Comics industry it’s not just good for “peanuts” | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
when i was a little boy i was very into the comics world and i wanted to write them.
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SplashPost helps marketers monetize Facebook pages through multimedia posts - e27

SplashPost helps marketers monetize Facebook pages through multimedia posts - e27 | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
SplashPost offers the ability to use multimedia Facebook posts to sell, promote and advertise products, consulting services or solutions right inside your News Feed.
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Tony Abbott to tie red tape cuts to bonuses

Tony Abbott to tie red tape cuts to bonuses | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
TONY Abbott will link senior public servants' bonuses to annual red tape cost reductions and pledge that many Coalition election campaign promises will not involve new spending.
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Transmedia Theatre Projects Tell The Stories Of Shakespeare's Tempest And Kafka's The Trial | The Creators Project

Transmedia Theatre Projects Tell The Stories Of Shakespeare's Tempest And Kafka's The Trial | The Creators Project | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
Immersive theatre company RETZ bring Shakespeare to the streets of Hackney.
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100 Hours of Solitude | a project by David Varela | Indiegogo campaign | Transmedia Spain

100 Hours of Solitude | a project by David Varela | Indiegogo campaign | Transmedia Spain | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
Support David Varela's '100 Hours of Solitude' - Indiegogo campaign: http://www.indiegogo.com/100hours David will write whatever you want, live, on webcam, while taking a vow of silence.
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Comics for Film, Games, and Animation: Using Comics to Construct Your Transmedia Storyworld: Tyler Weaver: 9780240823782: Amazon.com: Books

Comics for Film, Games, and Animation: Using Comics to Construct Your Transmedia Storyworld

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'R2-D2' pleased at new Star Wars films

'R2-D2' pleased at new Star Wars films | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
The actor who played R2-D2 has welcomed plans to release three new Star Wars films. He explained the franchise's lasting appeal but said his metal robot suit was "not very comfortable".
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Business seeks a seat at Julia Gillard's Asia policy table

Business seeks a seat at Julia Gillard's Asia policy table | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
BUSINESS is seeking a direct say on the Gillard government's new Asia policy amid concerns over how to implement the ambitious blueprint without major spending programs.
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Extinct Boids Book Review

Extinct Boids Book Review | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
Check out the Extinct Boids book is a collection of art work from Ralph Steadman with commentary by Ceri Levy.
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The disabled have roles to play

The disabled have roles to play | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
IAN Dury is best known as the British rocker who wrote the 1978 song Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick. He also penned one of the most controversial anti-charity songs in history.
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Weirdest Presidential Products: From Poop Predictions To Punching Puppets

Weirdest Presidential Products: From Poop Predictions To Punching Puppets | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
The presidential election is just days away, and while the country may be divided between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Americans are united behind one collective goal: buying stuff impulsively.
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Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia - Los Angeles Times

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia - Los Angeles Times | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
Los Angeles TimesCapturing the world through photography, video and multimediaLos Angeles TimesFenwick Island, Del.
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McNeese Theatre presents "The Women of Lockerbie" | Facebook

McNeese Theatre presents "The Women of Lockerbie" | Facebook | the Gonzo Trap | Scoop.it
McNeese State University wrote a note titled McNeese Theatre presents "The Women of Lockerbie". Read the full text here.
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