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The Extratextuals: the Mediation of Media

Fascinating new blog find (via Christy) – the Extratextuals, a group blog defined as the following: This is a blog about the media. However, with other blogs on television, film, and the media in general, we wanted to carve out a specific niche. So our blog will focus primarily on the extratextuals that surround the [...]

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Mild-mannered professor (that’s me) turns into superhero

Thanks to Christy I have now been converted into a bone fide superhero: I have a special superheroes kit, which includes my superhero undies: and I get superhero missions sent to me via text messages: Angela, traffic jams in Sydney are accelerating global warming. Help to plug this perniciousness! Reply “yes” to accept this mission. [...]

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My Digital Fiction Presentation for Futures in Literacy Conference

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Transmedia Puzzle Solving Game/Story/Prize

Wow! A jigsaw puzzle with emailed anagrams, clues all over the web, and a 1 million pound prize for the first person who solves it.  How exciting! But if you want to be amused, read the part in the comments section where one person complained about not being able to get to the site to [...]

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My NMC Symposium on “Creativity in Second Life” Presentations Next Week

Next week the NMC is running an entire weeks symposium on “Creativity in Second Life” There are a number of strands: Machinima, Fashion, Sculpture and Modeling, Virtual Photography, and Teaching Environments, social / arts events, and lots of practical and interactive sessions. I am involved in three sessions, all at (sort of) Australian friendly times. [...]

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ARG Style marketing for “The Dark Knight”

I thought the new Simpsons movie had done some great pre-release marketing but The Dark Knight (thanks Andy for the correct title!) tops all, complete with all sorts of teasers and even an ARG style game that occurred via whysoserious.com.

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