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  1. Adam
    Adam at |

    Some nice work in terms of taking these images out of their mediated contexts and reframing them to critical effect, and in the case of the 300 also to somewhat comic effect. The ‘hypermasculine’ is an easy target in some ways, so perhaps it’s the Supernatural video that is more effective.

  2. amphibious
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    My speakers aren’t connected, but that was a pop music video, right?

  3. outfox
    outfox at |

    Please tell me that Femmecon is some feminist version of the sci-fi fan conferences with attendees in costume.

    How Fanfiction makes us Poor = very interesting.

    One of the more feminist aspects of fandom imho is the amount of skilled fans creating forums for mentoring newb writers, with females as the main participants.

    I’ve always wondered about the number of RL writing/publishing professionals putting major energy into these forums though.

    I’m curious whether any feel that their offers of editing & community hosting fit the mould, in any way, of women losing economically by undertaking lots of (unpaid) socially reproductive labours? In this case arts mentoring, which doesn’t pay much anyway, but still.

  4. brightbluelizard
    brightbluelizard at |

    Oh that 300 video was DIVINE!

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