Category: Social

who do we represent?

Last year Huffington Post dropped an article during NYCC, asking convention goers if they could name 7  Superheroes of Color.  The piece was from the MTV show Decoded. I pitched the question to some of my co-workers, and only two…

There’s More Magic Ahead

In 1997, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was released and in 1999 the book and the subsequent series exploded.  Unless you’ve been in hidden under a rock for two decades, you would have known about the films and the…

#WhereWereYou on 9-11

Currently the titled hashtag is trending on twitter. For those of us who lived and worked in and around the World Trade Center, and I would assume, the Pentagon as well, have this small portion of us that have never…

Ep.9 – Sneaker Culture

This week on The Mass Invasion Podcast, Pedro and Janifer discuss one of Pedro’s mistresses…  SHOES! (specifically sneakers) With the Brooklyn Museum’s “The Rise of Sneaker Culture” exhibit going on (from now until October 4th, 2015), to the recent live…

SmallBites: Paella Shack by Barraca

We continue our tasting session at UrbanSpace: NYC‘s Garment District location to try out one of their vendors “Paella Shack by Barraca”.  This is an annex location for the brick and mortar restaurant Barraca a tapas, paella, sangria restaurant, located…

Simon Pegg Conspiracy Theory

Social media and it’s short attention span has taken on it’s banner of pugnacious injustice based on writer/actor Simon Pegg’s truncated conspiracy theory below: “Nerd culture is the product of a late capitalist conspiracy, designed to infantalize the consumer as…

Hide and Go Seek – Hidden Object Games

When you were a child, did you ever play “hide and seek”? In my family of nine cousins, we’d play hide and seek in one house as our parents were next door playing mah jong in another. Only the first…

Katy Perry Births Memes

For those ignorant of the term “meme”, Google defines it as “…a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users.” Many folks think of it as those images…