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An Academic's Sojourn Through Communication

Making Sense of Entertainment in Virtual Worlds

In September of 2008, with the ink on my doctorate barely dry, I jumped a plane and landed in Denmark.  I had accepted a post-doctorate research fellowship at Roskilde University … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · 6 Comments

Television Showrunners & Their Fans: Does the Internet Make Them Friends?

Dan Harmon has been replaced as the showrunner for the NBC sitcom Community.  The replacement came on the heels of the series being given a fourth, and final, half-season order to … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Virtual Worlds Television and Metanomics: Innovating or Remediating?

I’ve been using this blog to deconstruct research I’ve done that are interesting vignettes of findings, but perhaps in need of a non-traditional method of publication.  In one such paper … Continue reading

May 13, 2012 · 6 Comments

Tweets from the World

  • If it's not right to make jokes about women in professional settings then why is it ok to tell jokes about different races? #ComplicitNoMore 1 hour ago
  • I #StandWithPP - and my thoughts go out to all those hurt by yesterday's idiotic shooting. Idiocy must not prevail in the world. 7 hours ago
  • Awesome! At tomorrow night's @AAWPro Windy City Classic, we get to see stars of @LuchaElRey and @WWENXT! Gonna be a rocking night! 1 day ago

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The reason for the trip! Thanks OLC! #blend15 #OLCTODAY

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