Creator Beer Club at Evil Twin Brewing in Dumbo— Oct 13, 2021
And I'll kick it off — let's chat + get to know one another, just for the sake of getting to know one another — see you at creator beer club tomorrow night at Evil Twin Brewing.See you Wednesday Oct 13, 2021 at 7:00 PM at Evil Twin Brewing, Dumbo.
Moving beyond the Parasocial — Fandom Communities 003
Parasocial relationships drive you to buy that thing, influence you on the vacation of your dreams and even dictate trends, and evolve into businesses of their own. How can we dive past this?
Thinking about fan exploitation, exploring Web 3.0, and embracing my sense of skepticism
I'm learning to recognize that life, as much as we'd like it to be filled with rituals and routines, actually moves more as a tango, two steps forward one step back, with the rhythm of freeform jazz.
Creator Beer Club @ Other Half Brewing — Domino Park
See you Wednesday, Sept 28, 2021 at 7:00 PM at Other Half Brewing — Domino Park
Fans, at their core, are producers. What does this tells us about the ethics of fan labor? — Fandom Communities 002
However, with the rise and popularity of web 2.0 and 3.0, this fan labor is ripe for exploitation, with the original creators no longer receiving the credit, opportunities, or financial income generated from this fan labor.
Fans, they're really passionate people — Fandom Communities #001
When I was studying fandom in graduate school — it was often reiterated, fandom is a verb. In order to participate you must do something. This is not dissimilar from communities either — to truly belong to a community, you must participate in some sort of action. And action — is driven by passion.
Paid Attention 01: Finding your own harmony on the internet.
In these forums where connection with one another is commonly driven by the gamified dopamine triggers of likes, retweets, and shares — how do we push past this in defense of our own identity, authentic relationships, and our own sanity?
Creator Beer Club 002: Weddings, Shenanigans, and Celebrations — oh my!
See you at the next Creator Beer Club on August 24, 2021 — at Other Half Brewing Company. Erin + Luke here
A month of creator beer hangs 🍻
Catch you tomorrow, July 27th at Bushwick Beer Garden for the next Creator Community Happy Hours. Thanks to everyone who's come out, spent some time with us and had some fun over the past month — we're excited to keep it going!