Tag Archives: Erving Goffman

Teresa Giudice – Curated Online Reality

Teresa Giudice – infamous reality TV star, Italian-jersey girl, and possible federally charged criminal all wrapped up in to one. Teresa first fell into the public eye when she was cast on Bravo’s hit television show “Real Housewives of New Jersey” debuting May 12, 2009. Teresa quickly became a fan favorite with her quirky personality, […]

Tyler, the Creator’s Stream of Consciousness

Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known by his stage name, “Tyler, The Creator”, is a popular rap artist and music producer, most famous for his involvement in and leadership of the notorious rap collective “Odd Future”. Tyler and his merry band of fellow rappers and skateboarders are well-known for their outlandish behavior and envelope-pushing performances. Odd […]

A Tribute to Dad

In an article posted by New York Magazine titled The Microfame Game, Rex Sorgatz outlines 8 steps to becoming “micro-famous”: Self Publish Stylize Over share Respond Ally Diversify Create a controversy Persist We can think of Sorgatz’s micro-fame as a variation of what it means to be a “micro-celebrity”, which according to Alice Marwick and Danah Boyd is […]