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Diane Arbus

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

and the journey begins…

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

“Colossal Crumb” This Colossal Crumb extra large cupcake is approximately 6.5″ by 6.5″ and serves between 6 and 8 people. Some of the flavors include Chocolate Praline, Blueberry Swirl, Apple Cobbler, Buncha Crunch, Butterfinger, Coffee Toffee , Squiggle, and Carrot. When purchasing the “O, Live Your Bet Life Cupcake”, one dollar from each cupcake will […]

guidline questionaire

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Customers: -Is this your first time at this store?, (if no: How often do you come here to buy cupcakes?) -Why do you come to this particular store? -Where else do you buy cupcakes? -Knowing how costly each cupcake can be, do you buy these cupcakes out of convenience or necessity? -Each time you come […]

getting serious

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Barbeau, William, Janet Johnson, Lisa Pong, and Daisy Stewart. “Evaluation of Alternative Fat and Sweetener Systems in Cupcakes.” Evaluation of Alternative Fat and Sweetener Systems in Cupcakes 68.5 (1991): 552-55. Web. 12 Apr. 2010. The article compared and contrasted the fat content and variety of sweetening agents that are used to make cupcakes. Experiments were […]

GROUP 3 ~ Indymedia ~

Monday, April 12th, 2010

The main objective of the Independent Media Center, or as it is most common known Indymedia, is to portray the truth of what is actually taking place in current events. Some of their goals include correcting the distorted truth that the media publicizes. In 1999  Indymedia was started by Independent Media organizations, with the purpose […]

signs of resistance response

Monday, April 12th, 2010

This article discusses a visual sociologist’s exploration through New Orleans. Throughout his journey he uncovers the different meanings, interpretations, and hidden messages that are told through the different types of graffiti.

visual exploration

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

This colorful photo was taken at a bakery located on Main Street. Although it may have not been so clear in the photo, these cupcakes are considered “mini cupcakes”. As most things do, cupcakes come in all different shapes, sizes, colors, textures, and flavors.  For that reason alone, I’ve decided to continue my exploration on […]

ethical guidelines for our final project!

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

There are certain ethical guidelines that need to be followed when conducting a research study. In our study, I hope to include video interviews, (with the verbal consent in the beginning of the interview) as well as cupcake photos   (with the permission of the bakery) and customers coming into the shop to  get there daily […]

“midterm exam”

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

a new idea!

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

After much deliberation on our final research project topic, Lila and I decided to conduct a research study on the origin of the cupcake as well as why it has become such a social phenomenon. When visiting some of the many bakeries and stores, we will interview some employees to try to uncover the mystery […]

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