Text Remediation: Humor

Remediated by: Estrella, Karl, Cassy, Katy Anthropologist Mary Douglas (1991) examines the very thin line sepa- rating a joke from an insult: a joke expresses something a community is ready to hear; an insult expresses something it doesn’t want to consider. Thus, recognizing a joke involves exchanging judgments about the world and defining oneself either with […]

Hedgie Love

When I was first introduced to Instagram, I didn’t really know what to do nor what to follow. I began searching around and I saw a lot of Hedgehog accounts. I began to delve deeper into these accounts and what I was able to come up with fascinated me tremendously. I’ve seen Hedgehogs before but […]

Yes, We Are Still Here. And No, I Don’t Live in a Teepee

I’m sure most people in Colorado are unaware of the thousands of indigenous people that have been displaced just so America could expand across the western United States. Unlike in the movies about cowboys and ‘Indians,’ my people did not live in teepees. I come from the Green Reed Place, or as the Spanish named […]

Succulents & Cacti: What’s The Big Deal?

Five years ago, one would rarely have seen a house filled with succulents or landscapers suggesting to their clients to use xeriscaping, a form of drought resistant gardening, in their front yards. Yet today, succulents have become an international hit amongst millennials due to their low level of maintenance and vibrant colors that make them […]

Cosmic Unity and Social Media

@healingcrystals on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/healingcrystals/) The author of this account is the company Healing Crystals, which sells various crystals and guides on their use. The audience of this account is mainly people with an interest in crystals and their metaphysical properties/meanings. This account is about holistic healing, and specifically works to educate people about the use […]

Blog Post 1: ​Health and Wellness Influencers On Instagram

For the past two years, I have developed a fascination for Health and Wellness Influencers on Instagram. I have always toyed around with the idea of starting my own health and wellness account, but have not had enough motivation until this class to do so. Since the day I followed Taylor McKellop, better known as […]

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