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How Women Are Represented in The Media.

As almost everyone is aware, women are represented in a variety of ways in the media today. Whether they be sexualised, constructed negatively, or positively is all due to the construction of the text. 715 more words

Media

The Evolutionary Age of Cinema

Humans adapt. We always have, and always will. It is typical that the once “hot, new gadget” that was only obtainable by high-status elites soon trickles down into the middle and lower classes. 328 more words

The 'S' Words

According to Jean Baudrillard’s beliefs, we as humans live not in reality but in a simulation of reality.  There are so many things today, especially in our technologically advanced post modern society, that have created this sort of hyperreality that we now live in. 310 more words

The Squared Circle and the Magic Circle

As part of the Works-In-Process aspect for the Professional Wrestling Studies Association (which you can read more about in Submissions and Contributions), I am submitting a piece I am writing on the co-construction of kayfabe between the wrestlers and their fans (which I have written about elsewhere on this blog, … 6,377 more words

Works-In-Process

Serviceable sentences, 43/10,000

The primary outcome of popular pressure is not so much to shift policy as to shift public presentation of policy.
—Nulle Terre Sans Seigneur, “ 66 more words

Chrestomathy

Hyperreal kids' TV

Watching a lot of kid’s TV with my children, it struck me how clearly some kid’s TV shows, particularly American ones, illustrate Baudrillard’s idea of the hyperreal. 1,691 more words

The Final Revolution? Silicon Valley Insiders Fleeing...

Already much of the world’s money supplies and transactions are run by Machines…

Ex- Facebook Exec Warns Society Will Collapse Into Chaos and Conflict Within 30 Years… 1,790 more words

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