Actor-Network Theory is a theoretical and methodological approach that sees all social phenomena as the product of network interactions. It is unique in that it recognizes both objects and technologies as network nodes equal with human actants.
In this paper, we explore how Marvel Studios creates a fictional universe that remains realistic in its own right. The main focus is on the reality effect, the paradox of fiction and consistency in the movies' characters.
Studio Ghibli movies, of the Japanese director Miyazaki, are famous all over the world. Together with the breathtaking scenes, his formalistic approach, and the complex narratives, sublimity is reached in many of his animation movies.
Pulse explores themes of the unknown and loneliness on the Internet. This article explores how this film uses techno-horror and its ghosts as a metaphor for our perception of and attitude towards technology, the Internet, and the unknown.
Poetry on Instagram is becoming increasingly popular. This article explores if poetry can truly shake its connotations with elitism and how Instagram pages attract an audience that performs visibility labor.
Plantation museums have the duty to represent the history of slavery and the lives of the enslaved, however the Laura Plantation museum website endorses a Lost Cause ideology, romanticizing and whitewashing plantation life and enslavement.
Superfood such as goji berries, chia seeds, and moringa powder is a hype on the Internet. This article analyses the discourse of three different superfood distributors and how they make use of authenticity, necessity, and aestheticization.
Many people tend to seek refuge in 'alternative facts', because they feel something's lost in the modern world. To get a grip on an incomprehensible world people 'tinker' with the truth, seeking harmony, coherence and agency.