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Thursday, December 10 2009

Communities of Play: Emergent Cultures in Multiplayer Games and Virtual Worlds by Celia Pearce

Pearce’s book illuminates the power of play and the impact of culture, and puts a spin on our perception of the immigrant experience.


Tuesday, July 22 2008

Pop Culture: Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Neighborhood

Whether intentionally spiritual or not, popular culture and its products serve many of the same drives of religion: making meaning and forging the bonds of community.


Tuesday, April 24 2007

The Wow Climax by Henry Jenkins

Jenkins is writing about things that make him go "wow," but he needs to remember his readers won't always feel the same way.


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