Playing With Symbols in Marketing Campaigns

By: Logan Arey, creator of Winding Expressions Whether you realize it or not, you're being bombarded by the inherent definitions/meanings that signs and symbols have in your everyday life. What do I mean by this? Well, if a traffic light turns red, it means you stop, right? If you see two golden arches or a… Continue reading Playing With Symbols in Marketing Campaigns

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Gender Construction in Rebel Without A Cause

By: Logan Arey, creator of Winding Expressions     I've got to say, Rebel Without A Cause (1955) is a rich film. I chose to watch it because, honestly, I've never seen a James Dean film and I felt like I needed to, and I was very amuse d by Dean's acting ability. The movie… Continue reading Gender Construction in Rebel Without A Cause

Nostalgic Subversion: Allegory in The Wild One

By: Logan Arey, creator of Winding Expressions What initially drew my attention to the film The Wild One? Well, it's the same thing that drew in most youth culture of the 1950's; it was the style and the fashion. Marlon Brando dons on a black, leather biker-jacket and some classic Levi's 501 jeans. Hollywood was… Continue reading Nostalgic Subversion: Allegory in The Wild One

Andromeda

Naked and Chained Against the rock -- a sacrifice; What barbaric punishment Has set you here?   I suppose the sea god desires His Cetus to devour The nakedness Forced upon you.   Your vulnerability speaks, And my ears want to listen; Why are we punished For the actions of others?   I find myself… Continue reading Andromeda

A Perpetual Harmony

Remember when the CD player skipped that night? The rabbits ran across the road as our breath floated in the air – The car was so damn cold! Our hearts beat so damn fast! And we laughed insanely into the night.   The guitar riffs blared While the snow drifts ensnared The worn out tires… Continue reading A Perpetual Harmony