The education of Obtemperanda Regret ended thus:
Tuesday, 7 October 2014
Sunday, 14 September 2014
But here's the thing.
Thursday, 4 September 2014
...to define oneself by media consumption is not just unhealthy, it’s vacuous. To do so is to go beyond the necessary distractions from the real world’s tedium and travails. It’s a demand for a Huxley-esque perpetual childhood.
Gamers won’t die because there will always be, in capitalism, people who define themselves by what they buy. When their imaginary identity politics are challenged, they’ll lash out, angrily, with as much vitriol as they can muster.
Ian Williams, "Death to the Gamer", jacobinmag.com
Friday, 15 August 2014
|"If I can't show it, you can't see me."|
She has been thinking about social media. She wanted to make a set of images perhaps expressing something about the constant reaching for Likes and Faves, but realised that the simple fact of posting Second Life fashion pictures was enough.
Anyway. A long meditation on social media follows, which includes video and more pretty pictures. but it all starts with the undeniable and inalterable fact that Sian loves St. Vincent.