The Caroline Werner Gannett Project 2007-08
Ze Frank

Ze Frank

Blogster, digerati cynic, social media critic


“Acceleration Anxiety: Stories from a Worm's Eye View in the Digital Landscape”

When: 7:00 p.m, Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007
Where: Ingle Auditorium (SAU bldg)

Student Seminar with ze frank (by invitation),
“Outing the Audience? The Changing Networked World”

When: 4:15 p.m, Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007
Where: CLA Commons (06-1251)

  • WXXI Interview with Ze Frank

  • Online performance artist, humorist, blogster, digerati cynic and social media critic, Ze Frank has been entertaining thousands with popular commentary, cartoons, games and videos including his latest production, “the show with ze frank,” March 17, 2006 through March 17, 2007. Here Ze created bite-sized segments of imaginative skit-based and improv-based videos, amplifying the effects of the blogosphere and redefining “authorship” through a variety of lively interactive experiences.  Project archives include imaginative toys, cultural commentary and games, such as creation of an earth sandwich; the League of Awesomeness dressing up their vacuum cleaners; or the showdown competition for the ugliest MySpace page.

    Ze Frank has performed at the 2004 TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Conference in Monterey, California. has been included in Time Magazine’s Top 50 Coolest Websites 2005, and “the show with zefrank” in Time’s Top 10 Podcasts and in the I.D. Magazine 40. 2006: