Archive for February, 2010

The Trickster Next Door

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

I just read an interesting post on Gabriella Coleman’s blog: The Hacker as Troller and Trickster, in which she points out that the “trickster” character of myth is increasingly embodied — non-mythically, non-allegorically, but in glorious corporeality — by the hackers around us, and by the trolls and all the other anonymity-encouraged occasional pranksters that make the Internet what […]

“Sita Sings the Blues” at the Red Vic in San Francisco!

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

I will always revere the Red Vic movie house because I saw my first Bruce Lee movie there. Now, an event almost as important is about to take place: Nina Paley’s beautiful animated film Sita Sings the Blues will be playing at the Red Vic for three nights next week: Tues, Feb. 9 – 7:15pm, […]