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The LEGO Violence Collection

A short remixed supercut made from 22 LEGO television commercials for 12 different LEGO themes released between 2009 and 2012. LEGO’s marketing aimed at boys has become progressively more aggressive and violent over and now focuses primarily on conflict and combat play scenarios. This video montage was originally created for Feminist Frequency’s webisode: The LEGO Boys […]

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The LEGO Friends House is on Fire

So what happens when something in the would of LEGO Heartlake City catches on fire? Since there are no fire or medical services in the new “LEGO’s for girls” Friends theme I guess they’ll just have to call the boys to put it out. This is the kind of absurd situation that arise when toy […]

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Building an HTML5 Video Remixer Web App

This post originally appeared on genderremixer.com on September 16th 2011 The 2011 Open Video Conference at New York Law School was devoted to “builders, tinkers, makers, and doers” and with that in mind I was excited to lead a session (entitled Building a Better Remix Maker) which focused on creating intuitive, accessible open tools to […]

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