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Sometimes You Want to Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name

“Erich Lohan says: Head on over to the Blue Recluse. Where everybody knows your name!” (World of Warcraft) Erich Lohan, an NPC, can be found wandering through the Mage Quarter of Stormwind City. Players can witness him uttering one of … Continue reading

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“I’M EVIL” and Truthful

“Soon as they step out of the elevator they can hear Elvis-movie music. ‘Uh-oh,’ Tallis looking for her keys. Before she can find them, the door is flung open and a less-than-towering presence starts in with the emotions. Behind him … Continue reading

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March Kelleher––women don’t like the way she turns herself out, men don’t like her attitude.

For my blog post, I chose option 3 and I would like to tie in Haraway’s idea of a posthuman cyborg woman with Pynchon’s character, March Kelleher. After March gives her enigmatic and way beyond her audience’s head type of … Continue reading

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Bernie Madoff

“Know anything about these people?” Igor slides a folder in front of her.  “Madoff Securities. Hmmm, maybe some industry scuttlebutt. Bernie Madoff, a legend on the street. Said to do quite well, I recall.” “One to two percent per month.” … 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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Untraceability an Impossibility?

And here they all are tonight, converged into this born-again imitation of their own American heartland, here in the bad Big Apple. Blending with this for as long as she can, Maxine finally seeks refuge in the subway, takes the … Continue reading

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The revival of the city that never sleeps

“Next day, evening rush hour, it’s just starting to rain… sometimes she can’t resist, she needs to be out in the street. What might only be a simple point on the workday cycle, a reconvergence of what the day scattered … Continue reading

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