Nashville Rebricked Aug14

Nashville Rebricked

Nashville’s been LEGO-fied y’all! Check out all your favorite Nashville characters and moments re-imagined with LEGO® bricks and minifigures! Nashville Rebricked, is a fan art and fundraising project created by consumer anthropologist (and Nashie) Andrea Richeson, that utilizes LEGO®...

Gen Z and Media Feb27

Gen Z and Media

How will Gen Z change the future of media? If you want to peek into the future of media, take a look a twelve-year-old’s iPad. Gen Z – those born in 1995 or later – spend an average of 35 hours a week consuming media, an increasing amount of time of which is spent in front of a tablet...

Virtual Economy Jan07

Virtual Economy

How Gen Z is making real money on virtual goods Generation Z helped bolster the revenue of video games and downloadable content to $50 billion in 2014. Older gamers hate the very existence of microtransactions in gaming. But Gen Z are not only enthusiastic consumers of virtual goods, but also...

Iwatobi Swim Club Aug01

Iwatobi Swim Club

Japan’s creative media industry is often delightfully (and perhaps at times, stubbornly) unaware of it’s Western fan bases. In times past, Western Otaku have often had to suffer through intermittent releases of their favorite anime, manga and video games, only to be ultimately...

YouTube’s Narnia May21

YouTube’s Narn...

The Narnia of YouTube Deep within YouTube, hidden under all the layers of viral videos, promoted content, and other visual curiosities, lies an indie music Valhalla known affectionately by its hip denizens as the Narnia of YouTube. Praised by indie music fans as a “mystical journey of music...

Indie Games Apr12

Indie Games

At the 2012 Independent Games Festival at the Game Developers Conference, buzz among upcoming indie games reaches a fever pitch. Famously captured in the indie documentary hit Indie Game the Movie, gamers and indie developers flood into the conference center excited to play and demo the...

Adventure Time Apr06

Adventure Time

Despite what you may have heard about Cartoon Network’s wildly popular animated cartoon Adventure Time, this show is definitely not just for kids. With an all-ages fanbase, and a ever growing fandom, Adventure Time is one of the biggest television shows on air today. Drawing in an...