Political Campaign Ad Twister

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Game-testing as a part of Summer 2017 Code Narratives course at School for Poetic Computation

Campaign Ad Twister has all the same rules as normal Twister, but instead of reaching for colors, players reach for command phrases pulled from the New Republic’s 2016 Political Ad Database. “Left hand, Defend the American Worker,” “Right foot, Stand United.”

Phrases include:

Get up everyday determined.

Save our country.

Lift each other up. Stand united.

Heal our country and bring it together.

Stop this corrupt machine.

Change Washington.

Trust me.

Serve.

Lower taxes.

Vote to make a difference.

Bring the change we're waiting for.

Look up to us.

Fight for the American worker.

Have the fortitude, strength, or stamina to lead.

Be the one respected around the world.

user comment poetry

user comment poetry, 2014

booklet

The title of each poem is the title of an instructional internet article related to intimacy. The poetry is written by rearranging user comments on each article. The user's names are credited on the cover.

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