“We are living in an age when changes in communications, storytelling and information technologies are reshaping almost every aspect of contemporary life.” —Henry Jenkins (via mazemmerson)
If I had the capacity, I’d stop everything I’m doing and focus solely on The Bucket Brigade and getting involved with COMMON & FearLess. These are the things that excite me most and I want to kill ‘em.
“Here’s the paradox: to be desired by the networks is to have your tastes commodified. On the one hand, to be commodified expands a group’s cultural visibility. Those groups that have no recognized economic value get ignored. That said, commodification is also a form of exploitation. Those groups that are commodified find themselves targeted more aggressively by marketers and often feel they have lost control over their own culture, since it is mass produced and mass…” —