An essay about how the tools we use for social connection online double as reflective surfaces intended to trap us in our own trance of self love. Written originally for Technologies of Persuasion with Douglas Rushkoff at The New School, October 2009.
We'll Make Great Brands: Thoughts on Branded Identity and The Internet Public Sphere.
An essay on the complex intersections between corporate and personal identities online. Written as an assignment for Media Studies: Ideas course with Peter Asaro at The New School, December, 2008.
An overview of writing about use of burlesque humor, by women performers to lampoon established images of femininity in western popular culture. This research was completed in support of documentary video project currently in production.
Notes On Videoblogging
This essay was first published online August 2004 as an explanation for how I was using a blog with video as a studio space for development of ideas and projects.
Can I Call You Joe
Thoughts on the idea of average American in presidential campaign advertising. Originally written as an assignment for Media Studies: Ideas course with Peter Asaro at The New School, October 2008.
My first attempt at an intellectual autobiography, October 2008.