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WoW game tokens at Auction House

We mentioned this in passing during class with the new patch of the game and it seems to be having quite the affect. If anyone is thinking about getting more game time after the class is over, you may wanna … Continue reading

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“Ni Hao” Video From Nakamura Article

Here is a link to the “Ni Hao (A Gold Farmer’s Story)” video mentioned in “Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game: The Racialization of Labor in World of Warcraft” http://www.warcraftmovies.com/movieview.php?id=45561

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Intertextuality in the form of Olivia Newton John

Before learning how to sell goods looted to make room in my bags, I would spend a decent amount of my time playing running back and forth to the bank to deposit items. While spending so much time in the … Continue reading

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March the Conspiracy Theorist

Mike shows up with the food. Maxine sit peeling her banana, slicing it over the cereal, trying to keep her eyes wide and unjudging while March digs in to her high-cholesterol eats and is soon talking with her mouth full. … Continue reading

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Historical look into control societies

Stumbled upon this, think this could be a cool look at the relation of control societies and the Internet. http://gizmodo.com/a-history-of-internet-spying-part-i-1685242386

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Pizza and Chi Chi Rodriguez

“Well, they love him. What’s she supposed to do about that? She wants to lie down next to them, is what, and watch the rest of the movie, but they’ve taken up all available space. She goes in the living … Continue reading

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A Nuclear Ending

I would like to highlight the scene in “Bombhead” from Global Frequency in the first story when Miranda Zero meets with Mr. Alibek concerning the disk inserted in Janos Voydan’s brain that is triggering destruction throughout the city. As mentioned, … Continue reading

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