Talking Difference

I was recently asked to be involved in a project run by the Immigration Museum of Melbourne called Talking Difference. The project is an exciting and ambitious attempt to use transmedia storytelling to engage high-school-aged kids on the topic of race-based discrimination and stereotyping. The project is already in its second or third year, this time integrating a fantastic creative element which allows... read more

New Podcasts!

I’ve been a bad blogger. In this latest update I bring you not one, but TWO new podcasts! * cue gasps* My partner in crime at Joy has been rolling out podcasts quicker than my poised fingers can strike at the keyboard with witty description or suitable sci-fi pun. Think of this post as a two-for-one special. That’s how I’m thinking of it. Twice as much geeky banter, squeamish... read more

Did I mention I wrote a thesis?

As you all know by now, I have officially and completely done and dusted my thesis. A copy of it resides in book form in my lounge-room, in-between the Complete Works of William Shakespeare and The Foot Book by Dr Seuss, where it rightly belongs. It’s impressively regal and makes an excellent paper-weight; however, none of these facts allow you, my readers and peers, to get in on the proverbial... read more

New Podcast! Y.A, yay or nay?…

Hey readers, This is the first post in a new series of entries, unimaginatively labelled Podcasts. For the last four to five months I have been appearing on a local radio program called Sci-fi and Squeam on Joy 94.9. The show is based loosely around the themes of science-fiction and horror (hence the squeam) in popular culture; however, we discuss a range of topics topics from the spaced-out and... read more

That’s Doctor Transmedia…

This post has been a long time coming. Not only have I been up to lots of transmedia business, but as it turns out, I have also been up to lots of Doctor-y business. You see, I have finally turned three and a half years of blood, sweat and tears into a coherent thesis about consuming transmedia. I submitted last year and to my delight, received minimal requests for changes from my examiners (in fact, one... read more

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