The Clothed Avatar: Virtual Bodies in Latex Catsuits

With every iPhone & Google glass we are inexorably drawn into the fantasy, fetish world of cyborg technology. We lust for this technology. — But we are afraid of it. — As we go deeper into high tech our desire simultaneously drives us deeper into the high touch experiences of the corporeal body. The tactile fetish of an avatar body in a latex catsuit.

Cheer 401

In addition to the month of Tuesday classes, SLCS trainees have to take a special class called “Cheer 401.” In my first blog about Cheer I showed you the crazy-mazing HUD we use: http://vaneeesa.com/2011/02/03/slcs/ and Cheer 401 is all about that. You have no idea how scared I was! There …

Go SLHS!

SL has so many groups for little kids. And OMG, the grown-ups around here are SO self-obsessed, they think everything is about them. We need a group for SL Teens! We need to dance more! So we created SLHS! All the cool kids are here. And YOU can join too! …

Person of the Year

The votes have been tallied, and the readers of iRez have declared, Ze Moo is our 2010 Person of the Year! Moo narrowly edged out Wikileaks’ Julian Assange; Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg came in a distant third: Ze Moo ————–14,159 Julian Assange — 14,155 Mark Zuckerberg ——– 6 I caught …

Tiny Party

Hi Guys! Okies *giggles* /me looks at ground Here goes So far in my virtual life, I’ve been big: http://slurl.com/secondlife/An%20Li/72/128/21 I’ve been little: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Huron/167/185/3544 I’ve even been medium: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Dance%20Island/117/103/22 but until Saturday, I’ve never been: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Museums/213/39/27 Vaneeesa wrote the other day about the sad end to the Frank Lloyd Wright …

Lime with Envy

Hi Guys, I hope y’all know when I agreed to be “executor of Vaneeesa’s estate” in SL, I sorta thought that meant doing paperwork, paying the rent, answering correspondence, maybe even fending off unwanted advances from the pool boy… But I never dreamt it would mean being a messenger for …

Onyx

Hi Guys! You’ll never guess who sent me another shoe postcard! I think maybe she’s possessed! But who knows how you do an intervention on an incorporeal being! (*giggles*) Anyway, here’s what Miss Vaneeesa writes in the new card: OMG Aero! Onyx LeShelle’s Maitreya Gold! They’re like pure, liquid sex! …

The Shoes

Hi Guys! I got a new postcard from Vaneeesa! I think maybe she misses the shoes more than she misses us! (*giggles*) Anyway, here’s what she said: Dear Aero, kk – guilty pleasure confession time: Besides all the amazing people, the thing I miss most about SL is the shoes! …

U+UCO

Hi guys! Check out these cool videos that Vaneeesa sent us links for! The Japanese duo U+UCO wears Bar Code Tats and uses them to trigger sound samples! So cool! 🙂 Here’s their website: http://www.uuucococo.com/ Here’s their page on the bar code music: http://www.uuucococo.com/10A.html And here’s their MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/uanduco …

Homecoming Queen

Hi Everybody, Vaneeesa must be getting kind of bored in her virtual afterlife, the frequency of her postcards seems to be increasing. Well, anyway, apparently Van and Trill are having a little fuss over who gets to be SL High’s Homecoming Queen. IDK if there’s a corporeality requirement for Queen, …

Kate Miranda

Vaneeesa left me a long list of people she wanted me to blog about. She said she was sorry she didn’t write it all before she left, but sometimes the astral plane just won’t wait. The very first name on the long list is Kate Miranda. Vaneeesa says Kate is …