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The Mundane and Its Reproduction in Alternative Media

Abstract: Alternative media may be characterised by the degree to which they are de-professionalised, de-institutionalised and de-capitalised. Using these characteristics as a starting point, the presence of the mundane in the production of alternative media is explored. Common features that …

Mundanity In The Lyrics Of The Beatles

“When I wake up early in the morning
Lift my head; I’m still yawning
Wake up in the middle of dream
Stay in bed; float up stream
Please don’t wake me, no, don’t shake me
Leave me where I am—I’m

Living with an Invisible Family Medium

The longer we live with television, the more invisible it becomes. As the number of people who have never lived without television continues to grow, the medium is increasingly taken for granted as an appliance, a piece of furniture, a

Media/Mundania: Call and Response

Dear reader of this mundane journal,

As you hunch over your computer avoiding the glare off the monitor, you must be aware that your experience is occurring in a mundane place: in your home, your room, in your office. You …

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