It's difficult to put into words just how breathtaking it is to see the top of the Nevada Falls. It's a memory I won't soon forget. It wasn't an easy hike, but it was worth it.
This essay was written in 2012 for the paper Television Industries and Forms (MDIA 404) Eric Northman is a vampire, a sheriff, a maker, a progeny, a drug dealer, a Viking and a small business owner. He’s also a supporting character in Alan Ball’s True Blood, home to an array of mythological creatures all with… Continue reading Fangs and Fragmentation: Narrative Complexity in True Blood
This essay was written in 2012 for the paper Media, Subjectivity and Identity (MDIA 407). Pierre Bourdieu states, “We learn bodily. The social order inscribes itself in bodies through this permanent confrontation…with the environment” (Bourdieu 141). As the body enters a social context, it gains bodily knowledge. It takes the world into itself and internalises… Continue reading Bodily Knowledge and Performativity
While we were at Yosemite National Park, I spoke to an older gentleman who told me that he had been coming to Yosemite every year for the past 50 years. Apparently we visited at a very good time as there were waterfalls visible that he had never seen before in his life. Looking at this… Continue reading Chasing Waterfalls