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The LEGO Friends House is on Fire

LEGOFriends_Fire_Box

So what happens when something in the would of LEGO Heartlake City catches on fire? Since there are no fire or medical services in the new “LEGO’s for girls” Friends theme I guess they’ll just have to call the boys to put it out. This is the kind of absurd situation that arise when toy […]

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Too Many Dicks on The Daily Show

Too Many Dicks on The Daily Show

UPDATE 3: Déjà vu. On February 3rd 2015 this remix was again removed from YouTube, again without warning via another bogus takedown from Viacom claiming infringement. As Viacom was made aware after the last bogus takedown, this fair use remix video barrows 100+ snippets from The Daily Show in a critical and transformative way as provided for in section 107 of the US copyright law. I’m […]

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The Gendered Advertising Remixer Application

The-HTML5-Video-Remixer

Over the past several years I’ve been recording TV commercials and using them in educational remixing workshops. I’ve found that fair-use remix video can be a fantastic way to combine critical media literacy, technical skills and creative play to help youth understand, deconstruct and reconstruct mass media messages about gender roles. At the 2010 Open […]

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Buffy vs Edward: Twilight Remixed

Buffy vs Edward: Twilight Remixed

UPDATE #2: On January 10th 2013 I received a one line email from the YouTube team saying simply “The content has been reinstated.” UPDATE #1: Lionsgate has filed a bogus DMCA takedown on this fair use remix. I’m currently fighting to get it restored, in the meantime you can see the HTML5 popup version of Buffy vs Edward here. “I’m really […]

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What Would Buffy Do? Notes on Dusting Edward Cullen

I originally wrote this for a guest post on Women In Media & News. It was first published there on July 1st 2009. ———————– I usually try to stay away from forces of darkness, but last week I killed a famous vampire – and let me tell you, it was fun! Actually, I didn’t stake him myself […]

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