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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

Fandom, Participatory Culture and the transition online

Jenkins (2006, p. 41) suggests that “the ability to transform personal reaction into social interaction, spectatorial culture into participatory culture, is one of the central characteristics of fandom”. 623 more words


Lynskey (2014) reports that “Frozen has grossed almost $1.2bn worldwide. It has won Oscars for best song and best animated feature, Disney Animation’s first since the category was introduced in 2002. 429 more words

Grey Havens YA at Denver Comic Con!

Denver Comic Con 2015 is still partying on, but Grey Havens YA’s panel is now completed! We had a great day on Sunday, and we want to thank everyone for their support and encouragement. 383 more words


How have the producers expanded The Simpsons across space and time in order to maintain the popularity of the franchise, and how has this affected the way in which the audience consumes it?

‘With transmedia you’re not repeating the same story on a movie screen, a TV screen, a novel and a videogame. You are using each one to tell a complete piece of your story and combined they can all become a deeper, richer and more immersive experience’ (Gomez, 2011). 3,648 more words

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Baudrillard, J., 1981. Simulacra and Simulation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Dyer G. 1982. Advertising as Communication. New York: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 586 more words

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