Monday, January 30 2012
I think the logical extension of the data self -- the self that is secure with itself only to the extent that it is constituted in social media as manipulatable data -- will be for Twitter to come preloaded with plausible friends, Facebook preloaded with life experiences, or at least preordained slots of experiences a user is supposed to have.
Tuesday, October 4 2011
In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.
Monday, October 3 2011
The Moving Pixels Podcast crew considers what happens when you mix a hardcore franchise with the social gaming experience. It may not be pretty.
Wednesday, September 28 2011
No one wants to buy the win. They want to own the world. Oh, and preferably a much better world than their neighbor's.
Thursday, July 28 2011
The feud between Ashton Kutcher and the Village Voice sparked a firestorm, and highlights a need for a greater understanding of sex trafficking -- and media representation of it -- across the board. How should the media and Hollywood approach this complicated subject?
Tuesday, May 3 2011
Wednesday, April 20 2011
Thursday, February 10 2011
Sunday, February 6 2011
Is your social network giving you the cold shoulder? There may be a reason you're turning off your online friends.
Tuesday, January 18 2011
This week we put on our film studies hats again to talk about the representation of social media and network gaming in Mamoru Hosoda's most recent animated feature film, Summer Wars.