Internet Stalking – Jonathan McIntosh

Jonathan McIntosh describes himself as a “pop culture hacker and transformative storyteller”. What he does is make videos. Videos he describes as “political remix”.  Of all his work to date, Right Wing Radio Duck is my favourite. The video is made of hundreds of snippets of Donald Duck cartoons from the 30s and 40s spliced together with audio from  a modern radio show hosted by American right-wing DJ Glen Beck.  Right Wing Radio Duck tells the story of a hard-working Duck who loses his job in a depressed economy. As the increasingly despondent Duck struggles to make ends meet (including his mortgage payments) he starts listening to the Glen Beck radio show. The short film is poignant, funny and a biting political satire on American right-wing rhetoric.

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Smash, mash and burn – radio ducks, vampires, video game penises, earworms and dancing Nazis.

Remix video was around long before there was video, but I’ve only started looking at it seriously in the past few months. I’ve been searching out video and reading blogs about how and why they get made.
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