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Posts Tagged ‘John D. Boswell’

Reading Rainbow Auto-Tuned: ‘A Book Lets You Zoom Through Time & Space’

In the video embedded above, Reader Rainbow host LeVar Burton shares the message that introduced an entire generation of readers to books on PBS: “a book lets you zoom through time and space.

Symphony of Science sound artist John D. Boswell created the short and inspiring video, turning classic Reading Rainbow footage into an auto-tuned song. What was your favorite Reading Rainbow book?

Check it out: “For years, LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow have taught kids everywhere about the power of books and imagination. To this day, the show continues to encourage a love of reading and connect children to the world they live in through quality literature — so they can “go anywhere, be anything.” With this remix, John Boswell has captured those enduring lessons in song — a fitting tribute to an important part of PBS history.”

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Bob Ross Can Cure Writer’s Block

In the remix video embedded above, the late PBS The Joy of Painting host Bob Ross shared some timeless advice about making art.

Symphony of Science sound artist John D. Boswell created the short and inspiring video. While he is talking about oil painting, the advice should encourage all the writers in the audience as well. The next time you have writer’s block, just watch this video…

Check it out: “You can almost paint with anything, all you need to do is practice. There are no limits here. This is your world, you are the creator. You have freedom on this canvas. Believe that you can do it, because you can do it.”