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Advertising as Entertainment

Advertising as Entertainment

Notes from WonderCon 2011 The San Francisco version of Comic-Con, known as WonderCon, is a combination convention, festival, and weekend-long party for fans of comic books, superheroes, science fiction, and other genres of popular entertainment. It's an opportunity for fans to see clips from forthcoming sci-fi and fantasy movies and television shows, meet celebrities, and … Continue reading Advertising as Entertainment

Multiple Meta-fiction Perspectives and the ‘Blade Runner: Collector’s Edition’

Multiple Meta-fiction Perspectives and the ‘Blade Runner: Collector’s Edition’

Despite the annoying packaging (a silly "blade runner" plastic briefcase) and the bundled chotchkies (do I really need a plastic toy version of Gaff's origami unicorn?), I purchased the 5-disc "ultimate collector's edition" of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner. I would have preferred to have avoided all the "collectible" junk included in this package, but apparently … Continue reading Multiple Meta-fiction Perspectives and the ‘Blade Runner: Collector’s Edition’