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New Orleans. Part 1: What the Guidebooks Don't Tell You.

New Orleans, a unique American port city on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River. Well known for its rich Creole culture, famous carnivals and French and Spanish architecture. 2,399 more words


Kawaii Cuteness...or is it?!

Before researching kawaii, I didn’t really know where it would take me. All I knew about kawaii was that it meant cute and represented adorable stuff and presumed it was just a general term. 764 more words


Expert opinion: development of taste in gaming from an intergenerational view.

A few weeks ago I briefly corresponded with Peer Schneider, the General Manager of gaming news giant IGN who is perhaps best known as the foremost figure in the ‘Reaction Guys’ Internet meme. 1,425 more words


Charting The Long Love Affair Between Blue Jeans And Youth Culture

Fashion is mysterious, as a rule. Why are blue jeans a classic? You just hit on something that happens to be timeless and right.

-Diane von Furstenberg…

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Using Fake Subcultures To Make Your Comic Or Story More Interesting

Although this is an article about a really interesting storytelling technique that can help you to make your audience more interested in your comics and/or fiction, I’m going to have to spend pretty much all of this article discussing and dissecting a single TV show because it contains the best example of this one technique that I’ve ever seen. 747 more words


Constellation Summative Reflection

Constellation has enabled me to learn about topics outside of my discipline. This has widened my knowledge and what I have learnt can be applied to my subject. 944 more words

Constellation Year 1

Constellation Reflection

What I Have Learnt

During this constellation module; Smells Like Teen Spirit, I have learnt many things about analysing work and making connections. I have learnt how to effectively analyse other work, and my own, and use theories from authors and academics to back up my analysis. 970 more words