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I’m Attempting to Get Scurvy and You’re Helping

August 19, 2011 by


So Rick has started to take retaliatory measures towards the fact that the sandman and I aren’t getting along. Tonight for instance he ran in, a good hour after he normally heads bedwards, yelled ‘Emergency Bedtime’, flipped the switch to plunge the world into darkness and lunged for the bedroom. And I was left in […]

Icky Theory: Metatexts and Ergodic Literature

August 12, 2011 by


The concept of the meta-text draws from Jenkins’ discussion of fan communities’ interpretation and play within their favourite texts. He says that “fan critics work to resolve gaps… far beyond the information explicitly present and toward the construction of a meta-text that is larger, richer, more complex and interesting than the original series. The meta-text […]