Articles tagged hal niedzviecki

Mostly Sizzle, Very Little Steak in ‘Look Down, This Is Where It Must Have Happened’

I pretty much hang onto anything that comes from this author’s pen. However, I truly do feel that Niedzviecki is at his sharpest when he’s focused on journalistic works about the nature of the individual immersed in today’s pop culture saturated world.

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Hello, I’m Special: How Individuality Became The New Conformity by Hal Niedzviecki

Niedzviecki pins the blame for the apathetic lack of rebellion on an entire global culture industry that endlessly spits out reaffirming Sly Stone-esque 'Everybody Is a Star' and 'You Can Make It If You Try' platitudes.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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