Humanizing Systems: Magical Realism in Pans Labyrinth and Sorry To Bother You
I’m back with a big ol’ video essay!
Take a look at these films through some Intersectionality Theory
story time, mixed
love to be a tourist in a town half full of american flag bumper stickers and be playing a lawn game on a public park then become acutely aware we're speaking spanish because someone's parked with their window's open and looking at us.
Think he was just out for a smoke, but
yeah keeping an eye out is always fun.
I dont get why every anthropologist isnt a communist or socialist, at least some version of marxian
When Franz Boas revolutionized anthropology by seeing native alaskans on the ice and saying "if i was where they are I would die, what makes me better than them?" and institutionalizing Cultural Relativism——whenever a maintenance person comes to the apartment I have basically the same thought. There is no unskilled labor, there is no unskilled culture, pay people the same godammit
us pol, americorp
like there r schools that get americorp teachers to cut costs which means they need more americorp teachers so they cut costs more etc etc
So the teachers, trying to do good, are filling a hole that the service they provide digs? But if they dont then there's just no teachers?
Almost like teacher good, system we give them to work bad.
Not to mention the teacher churn it creates, and the subsequent burnout
Cadence of Hyrule: Rule of Threes — ep. 2
Diego recounts the horror story of indie game Threes, and why protections could be helpful for small creators — if they were actually enforced.
Cadence of Hyrule: I Have Mechanical Differences — ep. 1
Diego and Justin introduce Cadence of Hyrule, a rhythm rogue-like made by indie studio Brace Yourself Games with the official Nintendo license for Zelda.
In this episode we mostly talk mechanics, but bring in the larger topic: licensing, IP, and copyright.
Kerbal Space Program: Help Me Flag — ep. 5
Today we talk about Kerbal’s idealized rocketry, and the complications of turning something like the cold war into a binary.
But also the complications of, well. complicating it.
Baba Is You: To Be a Hot Rabbit — ep. 5
We finish up Baba by questioning how to tell what rules in our world can or can’t change, and raise that some could be changed but shouldn't. RoboCop gives us a call, too!
50% Diego, 50% Fajardo
latinx anthropology and film student
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