Category Archives: Dissertation

How you can help me finish my dissertation!

So I’m currently writing my dissertation on the things that motivate the average music fan to directly support an independent artist that they love. I’ve been doing tons of research for the last 6 months and I’m in the last … Continue reading

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Indie 2.0: How Kevin Smith is changing the game (again)…

Yes, I know. I talk more about everything else in the world than I do about music, which is where I actually make my living. But my fellow musos can learn from this sort of moxy. So listen up. You’re … Continue reading

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The most expensive movie ticket ever?

From Film School Rejects: Bryan King did something that, by my estimation, is unprecedented in the world of movie fandom. He paid $1,000 for tickets to see¬†Kevin Smith show off his latest effort¬†Red State at Sundance for the first time. … Continue reading

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Objectivity, we hardly knew ye…

I read a great blog on the New Statesman website a few moments ago by the tremendous Laurie Penny, and I felt I had to share a few thoughts. Please keep in mind that these thoughts don’t really have very … Continue reading

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To Academia, but not about her…

We’ve just had the least festive christmas season I can remember. Don’t get me wrong: I’m grateful for having had some time to kick back and hang out with the family. But with the weather having essentially brought most of … Continue reading

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