Tag Archive | art.

Space for Rent: Separating the Artist from their Art


Sometimes you can not separate one from the other so what are you suppose to do about it? I discuss my take on the situation below:  

Space for Rent: This Is Not Seduction of the Innocent


Tweet of the Day: The Soul of the Censor ——- Anita Sarkeesian is not a modern day Frederic Wertham  and her videos are not a current version of Seduction of the Innocent. Wertham agenda was simple, to prove that media had a direct impact on the behavior of minors, an argument made many times before […]

Space for Rent: It’s Just A….


Tweet of the Day: Sword & Laser Podcast – #125 – On the Wagon ——- …a movie, …a book, …a game. It’s just a …thing and that’s all there is, or so the speaker would like you to think. But why? Why must we forgo an analysis of a give piece of art? The first […]

Space for Rent: The Space Between the Creator and the Audience


Tweet of the Day: The Pinnacle of Fanservice. A Citadel DLC Review. ——- Let us, yes you and I, engage in a simple exercise. Take a pamphlet or flyer, like the ones the hand out at the mall or stick under your car windshield. Then take a book from your collection, preferably a hard bound […]

Lessons from the Aether


Tweet of the Day:  Yet Another Pitfall of Multi-POV Stories ——- Wow, this place looks a bit forlorn, like it needs something, a post mayhap? Yes, but I ran out ideas for the world building series, so what now? How about more video game posts? Or movies, haven’t seen many this summer, but everybody likes […]

Space for Rent: Games As Art Are More Than Just The Story


Tweet of the Day: AW Blog Chain- (Volcanic) Fire and (Cosmic) Ice ——– Lets start with a video, shall we? Oh yeah, the link: http://www.necessarygames.com/my-games/loneliness/flash Did you watch the video? Did you follow the link? That is what I meant by video games and art. Yes I have harped about a good storyline, but what […]

Space for Rent: Between Glamorization and Hard Truths


Tweet of the Day: The Author’s Voice – Diane Dooley ——- Art is visceral. For good or for ill. Many times, it is both, with no dividing line in between. No, there is none, what so ever. I would like to have one, even a squiggly, snaking line on the beach that any five year […]

Space for Rent: Cultural Lense-Marxist Literary Theory


Tweet of the Day: Sexy, Futuristic Undersea Adventures ——- The Marxist school follows a process of thinking called the material dialectic. This belief system maintains that “…what drives historical change are the material realities of the economic base of society, rather than the ideological superstructure of politics, law, philosophy, religion, and art that is built […]

Space for Rent: Premises and Promises


Tweet of the Day: Strings of Retaliation – 2b – Closure ——- prem·ise  (prms) n. also prem·iss (prms) 1. A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn. 2. Logic a. One of the propositions in a deductive argument. b. Either the major or the minor proposition of a […]

Space for Rent: Video Games as Art


Tweet of the Day: “The Thing in the Crypt”: The Interactive Adventure Game! ——– This is a derailed post. Let me explain. Right now, on my wordpress draft folder sits a post titled “Space for Rent: I Failed the Bechdel Test” which has to do with, what else, the Bechdel Test, why I failed it […]