Category Archives: words

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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Willy Wonka and the Racism Factory

The most recent film adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is shaping up to be one of the highest grossing summer blockbusters of 2005. This is the third re-incarnation of Roald Dahl’s controversial story over the past four decades. As such, it is instructive to examine its transformation in relation to issues of racism […]

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