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Fontbron Academy: Faculty Application

TO: Humane Resources, Fontbron Academy FROM: Vanessa Anne Blaylock RE: Tenure Track Faculty position in Psychopharmacology Dear Humane Resources, Are you still accepting applicants for the TT position in your Psychopharmacology department? I believe I am the ideal candidate for this position and submit this application for your consideration. Further, should this position already be […]

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Hello, my name is….

….Krista, and I’m an installation artist/gamer from the midwest.  Many a snowy night has been spent in what I (affectionately) call “the land of corn,” questing and raiding in World of Warcraft.  Only recently has my gaming life intersected with my art life, due largely in part to the inspiring work by everyone here at […]

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Close-up color photo of Fiona Blaylock in blue hair at Exile Hair Salon

Fiona

COVET SIM, SECOND LIFE, 5 August — My globetrotting sister Fiona called me out of the blue today, I guess she was in the neighborhood having her hair done at Exile Salon and suddenly wanted me to keep her company or something. Did I just say “out of the blue”?? OMG, by the time I […]

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How Do You Spell Vaneeesa?

MIAMI, 27 July — What’s in a name? @vaneeesa change your username you slut — alexis.☯ (@alexiss_red) July 27, 2012

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This Is What a Feminist Looks Like: Vaneeesa

NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSSETS, 7 June — Writer, blogger, wife, mother, feminist, and founder of The Mamafesto blog, Avital Norman Nathman has been posting profiles, This Is What a Feminist Looks Like, on Mamafesto for about a year now, and she recently invited Yours Truly to write one, which you’ll find both below and on the official […]

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Cousin Hannah

NASHVILLE, 12 June — formed in 2006 and releasing their Big Machine Records debut single Amen in 2011, today American country band Eden’s Edge releases their debut album Eden’s Edge, also on Big Machine Records. Eden’s Edge is Hannah Blaylock (lead vocals), Dean Berner (vocals, guitar, Dobro) and Cherrill Green (vocals, mandolin, banjo, guitar). I […]

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Image of Vaneeesa Blaylock, naked, arms extended, reminiscent of Leonard's Vitruvian Man

Playing 20 Questions with Meandr@vatar

EVERYWHERE AND NOWHERE, 5 May — Meandra has asked VR residents to answer 20 questions, about life in virtual worlds, so here goes mine… MEANDRA: 1. Since when and how did you become a SL member? VANEEESA: I was invited by Esparanza Freese to create a performance work for a VR art exhibition her graduate […]

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Vaneeesa Blaylock

INSIDE MARK ZUCKERBERG’S GLOBAL BRAIN, 4 April — Meet Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, Vaneeesa Blaylock, and last, but certainly not least, Vaneeesa Blaylock. In almost 3 years, 2 years and 11 months to be precise, 1,068 days to be more precise, since joining Facebook on 2 May […]

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Vanessa Blaylock

INSIDE MARK ZUCKERBERG’S GLOBAL BRAIN, 1 April — Meet Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, Vanessa Blaylock, and last, but certainly not least, Vanessa Blaylock. Yes, in case you’re wondering, the person who contributes to this blog’s real name is Vaneeesa Blaylock, but when she joined Facebook on 2 […]

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Another Virtual Art Gallery

Along with Ali Goldflake, Joshua Fried, Keira Dooley, Betty Tureaud, and numerous other wonderful artists, I’m participating in a “Virtual Art Gallery” project at California State University in Long Beach. On Saturday I had another studio visit, this time with Kristine Chu, Keboo, and Ian. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: [13:03] Vaneeesa Blaylock: Hi […]

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Virtual Art Gallery

Along with Trill Zapatero, Nancy Popp, Miso Susanowa, Katriona Beales, and numerous other wonderful artists, I’m participating in a “Virtual Art Gallery” project at California State University in Long Beach. On Friday I had a studio visit with Lauren Delcoure, Tayler Nicholson, and Caponte1223. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: [10:58] TaylerNicholson: hello! [10:58] LaurenDelcoure: […]

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James B. Lansing

Do they rock? That’s like asking if Ferrari’s are fast. — Ogsard Yesterday I wrote about my Treadmill Desk, and I noted that all the elements were bought for building a VR Treadmill Desk / Computer, except the Drawing Table and the JBL LSR4328p Loudspeakers, both of which were pre-existing. The JBL’s are fairly recent, […]

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