Watch This Space: “Whip It”

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… and whip it good

Watch this space: Michael Cera has quantity, but Ellen Page is building quite a qualitative filmography: Hard Candy and Smart People are quite nice — in terms of product, not demeanor; and who can forget Virginiaca?

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Oscar-worthy: understatement. Oh Canada, first Drizzy Jimmy now this? Is there anything you can’t do?

The Re-Branding of America: KGB – “Natural Weave”

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Watching my little sister interact with the world made me realize the Tide-like brainwashing power of the media. As a Communications major, McLuhan and Co.’s theories are an assumed reality; but deep down I had to believe the media’s stranglehold on youth — and adults — was more relevant in the classroom than on the city streets. I was wrong. That said, I figure media literacy is imperative. Seeing as how it is rarely taught in classrooms — sadly — I might as well take matters in to my own hands. Therefore, I’ll highlight an ad a day — to keep the doctors away. Imitation is suicide, and in a world of mass media immersion we are all programmed to fit the mediated mold.

First up, the ad that made me shake my head — full of my own natural human hair.