Hybrid Vigor: Mashups, Cyborgs, and Other Necessary Monsters

Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown University Law Center

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Does remix matter? This brief comment addresses the critique of importance, arguing that remix culture as well as the popular/mass culture from which it springs are of vital importance to human flourishing, invoking Donna Haraway's concept of the cyborg to investigate the fluidity, dynamism, and monstrousness of remixes and remixers.