I dearly love watching and writing about classroom films of the 1950s and 1960s. I’ve written about them here and there, and decided to collect my far-flung bits into a Short of the Week feature. Because why not. Kicking off is one of my absolute favorites, Habit Patterns, from 1954. It’s a fifteen-minute exploration in shame and conforming, … More Habit Patterns
Over at tumblr, a video I made for my fall 2012 Fan Studies class made the rounds all the way back to me, all covered with love and awesome notes from other Monkees fans. It’s like getting a present! It’s a super cut of all* of the running gags from The Monkees 1966-1968 television show. … More Monkees Surprise
Today, I submitted my final project for graduate school. With this, I’ve finished my last class – a course on Audio Documentary production. It’s now onward to the Comp Exam, and hopefully, graduation! For this project, I was so very fortunate to have three lovely people share with me their stories about moving, growing, and … More A Place Called Home
And here I am, falling behind already. To my credit, it has been a roller coaster lately. In the last week I: endured a seismic shift at work endured another one got hit by two enormous migraines, more or less related by above, which took me out for two days spoke on a panel of … More Revisiting a Monster
Some of my creations.
Hi, I’m Meg. Thanks for dropping by. I’m a writer with a bent toward cultural commentary and analysis. I write about the interesting place where media and culture meet, and how they influence and shape each other. From detailed academic research to offbeat stories about the world around me, I hope to entertain and enlighten … More Welcome!
I get to study film, kids! Oh my gosh oh my gosh. Since finally kick-assing my way to my BA two years ago, I’ve had some more book learning in mind. But with my immense student loans staring me in the face and the lean couple of years we’ve had, taking on more educational debt … More It’s Amore