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From Media Archeology to Spectacle Genealogy Prof. Erkki Huhtamo, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

On Friday February 17, 2017, the Scientific Research Community ‘Cultures of Spectacle’ invites Prof. Erkki Huhtamo (UCLA) for a research seminar. ‘Cultures of Spectacle’ is an interdisciplinary platform for historical research on film, theatre, dance and musical performance funded by the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and coordinated by the Institute for Media Studies (KU Leuven). 48 more words

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"How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization" by David Hopkins

I want to discuss a popular TV show my wife and I have been binge-watching on Netflix. It’s the story of a family man, a man of science, a genius who fell in with the wrong crowd. 177 more words

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I thought about my new novel

I wrote the following earlier this year, for something longer I may or may not ever self-publish.

I walked home a little sore, four new numbers in my phone with accompanying nude avatars so I know who it is when they call. 257 more words

A Product of the Media

Why is it that celebrities are never taken seriously when they have mental illnesses? Kanye West has been recently hospitalized after a meltdown during one of his concerts. 238 more words

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The First Male Covergirl

Social media has made it possible for males to make history and break gender barriers by becoming significant figures in the online “Beauty Community.” Many women have become “instafamous” through their online makeup tutorials featured on Instagram and YouTube. 425 more words

When the Media Gets it Wrong: Why next to no one saw Trump's victory coming

The 2016 Presidential Race finally came to an end this election day, in a very unexpected way. Last Tuesday, President Elect Trump managed to turn the map red racking up 290 electoral votes along the way. 445 more words

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Has the Internet Changed What it Means to be An Adult? #adulting

Sorry, I can’t be an adult; I’m adulting.

This is the new motto for the millennial generation. A motto that has taken a noun and turned it into a verb. 480 more words

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