ahorbinski: hulk smash male privilege! (hulk smash male privilege)
Fandom Gets Physical, or, I am still angry about Readercon. (I couldn't even find a way to talk about the problem with DragonCon. Briefly: DragonCon is a for-profit enterprise, so every membership purchased goes to support an alleged serial child molester perverting the course of justice.)

When I was younger, I was told that I was angry a lot. The older I get, the more often my response is, "Yeah, and why aren't you?" 

ahorbinski: A picture of Charles Darwin captioned "very gradual change" in the style of the Obama 'Hope' poster.  (Darwin is still the man.)
I know, it's July.

Thoughts on AnimeExpo, or, an analysis of the broader meanings extractable from how I spent my weekend.

I hope everyone has a wonderful Fourth, should you be celebrating.

ahorbinski: A DJ geisha (historical time is a construct)
Transformative Works and Fan Activism, in which I discuss, with Alex Leavitt, some of the developments in Tokyo after the submission of our article, and provide something of an introduction to TWC vol. 10 as a whole.
ahorbinski: Tomoe Gozen is so badass she glued her OTW mug to her wrist.  (tomoe gozen would haved loved the OTW)
What I Write About When I Don't Want to Be Writing, or, how to maintain boundaries between work, life, and fandom.

This post includes the first public mention I have made of the fact that I'll be working this summer on a research project headed by Prof. Abigail de Kosnik focusing on fanfiction and internet memory. Stay tuned for more! I'm really excited to be a part of this.

ahorbinski: hulk smash male privilege! (hulk smash male privilege)
Radical Creativity: Fandom and Digital Praxis is up at the blog.

Or, I have been to a lot of digital conferences over the past week, have my attempts to synthesize them.

ahorbinski: A picture of Charles Darwin captioned "very gradual change" in the style of the Obama 'Hope' poster.  (Darwin is still the man.)
Promising Monsters: Mutated Text 2012, a meditation based on a workshop I attended at UC Berkeley yesterday, is now up on the Symposium blog.
ahorbinski: The five elements theory in the style of the periodic table of the elements.  (teach the controversy)
Know What It Is, or, Remix to the Rescue? is now up at the Symposium blog.

I was thinking of lim's phenomenal vid "Us" the whole time I was writing this post, and you should watch the vid too: 

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