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Adolescent Diary Weblogs and the Unseen Audience

Conversations in the Blogosphere: An Analysis "from the Bottom Up". Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38) Best Paper Nominee.

Weblogs as a bridging genre

Bridging the Gap: A Genre Analysis of Weblogs. Winner of the 2004 EduBlog Awards as best paper.

Common Visual Design Elements of Weblogs

Women and Children Last: The Discursive Construction of Weblogs

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The Performativity of Naming: Adolescent Weblog Names as Metaphor

Buxom Girls and Boys in Baseball Hats: Adolescent Avatars in Graphical Chat Spaces

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Last Updated November 22, 2005.

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New books are added but reading status is rarely accurate.

June 04, 2004

Funny stuff you find in a vanity search

I decided to kill a bit of time with a couple of vanity searches while other pages were loading. Oh well it's only wasted band-width. I was more than amused to find the following page and quote when I plugged in "professional-lurker".

"He'd been watching the front door since nightfall, watching people come and go. He was pretty sure he hadn't been spotted so far -- "Professional Lurker" was second from the top of Angel's resume, right between "Vampire With a Soul" and "Private Detective Without a License." From the "Angel" novel, Shakedown by Don DeBrandt.

I am a huge Joss Whedon fan, therefore finding this odd link between my blog and a fan novel is pretty funny. I became hopelessly hooked Whedon's series during the second year of Buffy the Vampire Slayer because of the well written snappy dialogue and complex characterizations. Though I'm not sure about the novel, by my count "Professional Lurker" should be third on the list not second.

Posted by prolurkr at June 4, 2004 08:03 PM

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