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A Brief History of Subversive Remix Video Before YouTube

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An article and video collection I put together was recently published in the Open Access journal Transformative Works and Cultures. The full piece entitled “A history of subversive remix video before YouTube: 30 political video mashups made between World War II and 2005″ is licensed under creative commons and can be viewed for free online via the TWC website. I first […]

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Al Jazeera Op-ed: Why I Made Donald Duck Meets Glenn Beck

Earlier this year I was asked by Al Jazeera English to write an op-ed detailing how, and why, I decided to make my viral remix video ‘Donald Duck meets Glenn Beck in Right Wing Radio Duck‘.  Below is a crosspost of that article which was published on March 7th 2011. You can also see the […]

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What Would Buffy Do? Notes on Dusting Edward Cullen

I originally wrote this for a guest post on Women In Media & News. It was first published there on July 1st 2009. ———————– I usually try to stay away from forces of darkness, but last week I killed a famous vampire – and let me tell you, it was fun! Actually, I didn’t stake him myself […]

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Notes on Remixing the Presidential Election and the Influence of Vidding

It has been a couple months now since I released my latest political remix “So You Think You Can be President?” (SYTYCBP). In that time it has been viewed around 20,000 times via various video-sharing sites and has been linked to and discussed on blogs about remix culture, politics and humor. Not bad for a […]

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Building a Critical Culture with Political Remix Video

An essay I wrote about Political Remix Video for the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria. Published in the Ars Electronica 2008 Catalog in both English and German. I would also like give love and respect to bell hooks and her writing for being an inspiration to my work on these topics. Building a Critical […]

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