In social media the user is simultaneously the consumer and the product; just as we are both the audience and performer. It does not end there, though. In this modern economy of commodified outrage, the offended are so often offensive in turn. It's a cycle that self-perpetuates and enriches the host of the arena. Free … Continue reading Blurred Lines
Is getting offended about people being offended a satirical critique of the blurring of the subject/object lines in our social media worlds, or are some people just unconscious dickheads with no capacity for self-reflection?
I would like to apologize for the insensitive remark I made about raspberry bushes last night. It was offensive and in no way reflects reality. I understand that a species has every right to propagate itself without suffering sexualization and fetishization from the likes of me. Even when it flagrantly entices passerby to eat its … Continue reading Apology