According to The Onion
: "In a statement made to reporters earlier this afternoon, local idiot Brandon Mylenek, 26, announced that at approximately 2:30 a.m. tonight, he plans to post an idiotic comment beneath a video on an Internet website ... Mylenek, who rarely in his life has been capable of formulating an idea or opinion worth the amount of oxygen required to express it, went on to guarantee that the text of his comment would be misspelled to the point of incomprehension, that it would defy the laws of both logic and grammar, and that it would allege that several elements of the video are homosexual in nature."[cit]
, as defined by fellow-blogger
and UCSD professor Elizabeth Losh, "is not one but two literacies: a literacy of print and a literacy of the screen. In addition, work in one medium is used to enhance learning in the other."[cit]
There has been debate in documentary studies/production about the effective use of the talking head. While it is most common to advise avoiding
too much of a person talking in medium-shot, radical traditions committed to oral history
and self-expression of disenfranchised communities have advocated the use of this style.