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Shane Dawson, your content is Not Cool

TW: This post contains mentions of rape, racism and sexism.

Let me first start this post by saying I have nothing against Shane Dawson as a person.  1,558 more words

Fan Culture


Hi! Hello! Hey! Welcome to my blog. I’m not the greatest at introductory posts, or about me’s, or replying to texts, or being a responsible adult in general, but I’ll try my best. 533 more words

Fan Culture

V.I.P.s Start Countdown to BIGBANG MADE in MANILA

Fans of Korean hiphop group, BIGBANG, has taken SM Megamall by storm with Pulp Live World’s ‘Happy Fiesta’. Philippine V.I.P.’s gathered at the mall’s event center to take their chances of winning tickets to see BIGBANG in the flesh. 325 more words


The Ethics of Art Theft

Is there a blurry line between stealing and celebrating art?

Earlier today, Jordie Bellaire (whose incredible coloring work seems to appear in every other book in existence these days) called out a website for art theft. 663 more words

Critical Wit


Hello and welcome to my blog! I am your host, Brittney, or you can call me the Blerdster (black + nerd + hipster, but without the “hip”). 350 more words


In the Vanishing of Care

In the music and the laughter,
In the vanishing of care,
And of all before and after

–Euripides, The Bacchae

There is an anarchic joy in fan culture. 543 more words

A Song Of Ice And Fire

Content Meets Format: An Article Review

Recently I discovered a digital humanities journal called Kairos that publishes web based textual scholarly articles on a range of topics including rhetoric, technology, and pedagogy. 728 more words

Digital Humanities