Archive for November, 2008


Posted in J7558 on November 13, 2008 by Jakob Michael Berr

Last night, I was at Harpo’s with a bunch of friends, and we popped into the weekly Trivia contest. So I tried the popping flash thing a little bit. This is my select:


22-year old Stasia Bevard, a senior arts student at the University of Missouri in Columbia works part-time as a waitress at Harpo’s on 10th Street. Her working there was no accident. “I used to come here a lot, [so] I decided I might as well work here,” she says.


Fill & Balance

Posted in J7558 on November 13, 2008 by Jakob Michael Berr

This is my select for the Fill & Balance assignment. Due to the absence of the Great Yellow Star and due to lack of creativity on my side, the winner is of course… BALANCE!!!

Fill & Balance (Balance)

Chris Bennett, a mechanic at the Big O Tires garage on 204 E. Broadway, takes a cigarette break while waiting for his co-worker Zack to bring him some parts. Bennett, a Columbia native, has been working for Big O Tire for eight years. “I enjoy dealing with the different customers. They give me a challenge working on their automobiles,” he says.

Presentation on Audio Interviewing

Posted in J7558 on November 11, 2008 by Jakob Michael Berr

Here you can get the handout for my presentation on audio interviewing in class tomorrow. The (very useful) paper “Sound in the Story” that my presentation is based on can be found here.

Painting With Light, the Final…

Posted in J7558 on November 6, 2008 by Jakob Michael Berr

Jason, Christine and I went out to the Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday night to “paint” the Silos at Devil’s Ice Box. This is what we came back with:

Painting with light

Since Cat couldn’t be with us the first time, we went out again on Wednesday to try something different. Here’s the outcome:

Painting with light