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Lady Gaga: Pop Banquet

I want to eat Lady Gaga. Fork and knife like a damn Ke$ha cannibal, and I get the sneaking suspicion that Lady Gaga wants to be eaten. More so, I know we’re all hungry for it. We’re the black bile that makes the electric beats goose-step so well. We’re not…

Digitalamerica x DressLands Petite Embroidered Maxi Dress

Digitalamerica x DressLands Petite Embroidered Maxi Dress – Halter Neck/ Pure White This digitalamerica x Dresslands pure white, petite embroidered maxi dress is the petite version of our standard style. It was designed for a regular fit on a petite frame and is true to size. It features lined crochet…

digitalamerica x Dress Lace Plunge Plus Folded Bodice Lace Dress

digitalamerica x Dress-Lace Plunge Plus Folded Bodice Lace Dress – V Neckline / Drape Style Bodice / Soft Crepe Fabric There are some lace dresses which are made to look great doing double duty. This is the one of these dresses. It can be worn to the office and then…

Digital Tattoo

Writers are a pack of liars, and the only people who will tell you the truth. They take that wound and rub lemons and salt in it. They fatten the scar and then show you. You’ll be hard pressed to tell what’s genuine. I broke my wrist when I was…

Lost in Translation

The Internet is a worldwide meeting ground where vast amounts of information are transferred and stored. However, to make sense of it all, information must past through our filters. Cultural, social, linguistic, and even political considerations skew the ways we view information and process what we see. National history and…

A Stranger-web: The Death and Rebirth of the Chatroom

“…I am always reminded of how small changes in the details of a digital design have profound unforeseen effects on the experiences of humans who are playing with it…It is impossible to work with information technology without also engaging in social engineering.” -Jaron Lanier [1] After a relatively quiet and…

“i am your girlfriend” (and life is a drag) | by Kenta Murakami

“i am your girlfriend” – a performance piece by Columbia undergrad Hari Nef – is dizzying in its ambition. The first time I watched the lip-synced, 21-minute monologue, I cried. I was sitting in my on-campus apartment; it was just past three and I was still more stoned than tired. As…

Dreaming Electric Keloid

It’s between the hours of midnight and three AM, mostly. That’s when the most heinous stuff comes out; when the most maladjusted parts of ourselves dance like shadows along digital moonlit vistas. Those hours are the worst. They absolutely drop off, like alcohol-drenched memories, and I’m addicted to ’em. Can’t…

A Different Kind of Internet

When discussing the Internet, the definitive article ”the” is employed. After all, it is the Internet, conjuring the image of a single system—albeit one made up of countless individual components. Yet the world is racing towards even higher levels of Internet usage as new countries build up their infrastructure and…

Past, Present, and Future

When I was a kid, I got into Rob Zombie at about the exact same time I got into Ozzy Osbourne and Alice Cooper (and girls, for that matter…that was a huge summer). It was a stone’s skip from Alice Cooper to Frank Zappa: some snappy comments written by The…