Popcorn Anyone?

 Image: Taste of Home: https://www.tasteofhome.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/TOH-we-tried-social-nostalgia-popcorn-machine-Emily-Parulski.jpg BCM 111 Assignment 1: Blog 1/3: Question: What popular culture do you consume? Explain its popularity using one of the key theories. Use two academic sources from the Subject Readings, your own or a combination. Post to Twitter with #BCM111. Notice: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, this blog contains imagesContinue reading “Popcorn Anyone?”

Let me draw you a sharp, plastic circle…

From my first blog instalment, Popcorn, peanuts, cigarettes, cigars, white flour, white sugar… no choc-tops today (2022), you have probably detected tension in the relationship between the mass-media monster and myself. This matters to me, others and Nature. In my world, western concepts of capitalism and ownership are at the least problematic (Bruno & Wilson,Continue reading “Let me draw you a sharp, plastic circle…”

Popcorn, peanuts, cigarettes, cigars, white flour, white sugar…, no choc-tops today…

Welcome! Come in, take your seats… What a gorgeous audience we have here tonight folks! You’re looking at Pin-up, a work by Karla Dickens, in part, a direct confrontation against the sexualisation of Indigenous women – one of the many Othering stereotypes! Tonight, for your reading pleasure, we pose the question, is the media-monster smotheringContinue reading “Popcorn, peanuts, cigarettes, cigars, white flour, white sugar…, no choc-tops today…”

IT’S ALL FUN & GAMES … until someone loses the planet! X

Now that I have your attention… Come in my children! Come in plastix saints and sinners. Don’t be afraid… I have survived the plastix madness…. You can see what it has done to me and we don’t want it to happen to anyone else now, do we? Fear not, I am not a monster. NotContinue reading “IT’S ALL FUN & GAMES … until someone loses the planet! X”

INDUSTRIAL PLASTIX: WHOSE SIN IS IT ANYWAY…?

Collaborating Editor: Jesse Tyssen, 2020. Welcome ! Welcome! Sister GlitterNullius reporting to you! I’ve been out and about investigating where we might find some absolution for our plastic-waste sins and whether it really is a matter of individuals’ digressions or is a higher power calling the shots? Perhaps my children we can consider the industriesContinue reading “INDUSTRIAL PLASTIX: WHOSE SIN IS IT ANYWAY…?”