Thursday, 15 May 2008


This week on my MA in New Literacies we are looking at 'Memes' and have been set the task of finding examples of online memes on YouTube and posting them on our respective blogs for fellow students to comment upon. So, below is a selection of memes that caught my eye.

SexyBack (Kirk/Spock)

More to follow....

Found it ! I've seen it before and thought it was hilarious, but it's now a well known well established example of a meme...the unforgettable sound of Bush and Blair and My Endless Love !

CatTalking Translation video - "Quick someone's coming, act like a cat".

Friday, 2 May 2008

Culture and Popular Culture

We're now into Module 3 of the course and are currently considering definition of culture and the development of popular culture. Reading some interesting stuff and re-visiting some old friends eg.(Gramsci, Also, enjoyed looking at a useful website on various theorists that are portrayed in a set of trading cards, very novel!