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For all of those who may continue playing WoW When I was doing some research for my final paper I came across this website. I wish that I had some of this information prior to starting the game. It provides information onĀ things such as the Auction House, and … Continue reading

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Sex Sells

For this blog post I have decided to focus on the essay “World of Warcraft as a Playground for Feminism” by Hilde G. Corneliussen, one of the many essays in Hilde G. Corneliussen and Jill Walker Rettberg’s Digital Culture, Play, … Continue reading

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Geek ‘n Sleep

An unsurprised nod. “Bust he is, I don’t know, a suspect in something?” Gazing toward a neutral corner, voice softening to edgelessness, The Geek That Couldn’t Sleep. A make-believe horror movie we used to pretend we were in. Gabe was … Continue reading

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Dotcom Dilemma

When I first began to read Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon one area that I found to be engaging was a conversation between Maine and Vyrva, in chapter four, on page 37–the conversation reads as the following: Maxine is much … Continue reading

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The Feminism behind “Big Wheel”

When first reading Global Frequency by Warren Ellis, the chapter “Big Wheel” immediately grabbed my attention. Within the chapter we face the topic of feminism in technology. In “A Manifesto for Cyborgs,” Donna Haraway writes, “a cyborg is a cybernetic … Continue reading

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