Tag: digital folklore

大鸡大利 | Year of the Cock

Gabriele , January 31st, 2017

It’s a joke so obvious and trite that I tried very hard to avoid it, but eventually everyone around me was cracking it, and sometimes the cheapest jokes…

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Beware the Slender Man: From Cyberlore to Conspiracy Theory

Emma Louise Backe , January 31st, 2017

We didn’t want to go, we didn’t want to kill them, but its persistent silence and outstretched arms horrified and comforted us at the same time… The moral…

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废俗 | Junklore

Gabriele , April 8th, 2016

“Redundant information, calculated as, say, the number of stickers in corners, on walls, on lampposts that it takes to build cognizance of this information in one subject, may…

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打酱油 | Digital folklore & Tumblr as a research tool

Gabriele , November 5th, 2014

What the notebook adds to this strategy of alliance with the fetishism of commodities, however, is that the very instrument of research is a fetish. In English we…

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