Throughout this site, I have sprinkled links or references in the writings, but here is the larger depository for quick access and for deeper study.


Quicker access to a critique of the system of technology and our visual landscape:

Consuming Kids movie

this documentary is kid-friendly and raises significant issues; proof before allowing your child to watch though

- youtube video on psychology and advertising:





For further study, google semiotics or refer to the links below:


Connotations and Denotations with image examples [Barthes]:


comprehensive website of altered images throughout history:




Easier/More accessible:

Neil Postman - Amusing Ourselves to Death; The Disappearance of Childhood; Technopoly

[in order of relevance to this topic]; 


Thomas de Zengotita - Mediated