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Student Loan Debt Crisis

For those of you who are like me and are knee deep in student loan debt, check out my video parody on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF_FppZlL2I. Student loans are real and cannot be wiped away if you file bankruptcy. They will follow you for the rest of your life. To avoid becoming another statistic, contact the Department of … Continue reading

Media Propagation for Dummies

“In World War II Hitler confounded U.S. intelligence” [doesn’t take much] “by making himself appear to be in more than one place at a time. Hitler’s technicians” [distant relatives of Lucifer] “it turned out, had developed magnetic recording tape – an innovation the allied forces could not even imagine yet.” [Witchcraft is a beautiful thing] … Continue reading

Cult vs. Exhibition

“Works of art are received and valued on different planes. Two polar types stand out; with one, the accent is on the cult value; with the other, on the exhibition value of the work. Artistic production begins with ceremonial objects destined to serve in a cult.” (Walter Benjamin, The Work of Art in the Age … Continue reading

Transmission

Transmission, one of the best reads I’ve encountered this semester, intertwines the divergent paths of several characters, however, two men stood out the most. Arjun Mehta is a programmer from India eager to leave behind his average home life to live out the American dream of success and wealth.Guy Swift is a marketing visionary from … Continue reading

More than what you bargained for

Technology is constantly changing around us. With the advent of the telegraph, to the telephone and even the first camera, there has always been, and will continue to be, a constant progression in technological developments. A specific example is the way art is captured. Man’s depiction of creativity and/or the creative process has, over time, … Continue reading

Viral Media 101

Viral Media….. Media that becomes viral…First example provided in EMAC was Rebecca Black’s “hit song” “Friday”… What are your thoughts in general? What do you think about her instant rise to fame? What effect does this have on the “Y” Generation’s ‘I can do anything’ attitude?