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Abject, 20, 86, 98, 101−4, 189, 213
About Me, 35, 37, 58, 61, 80, 131, 145, 149,
156
Acker, Joan, 8, 85
Adesso, 91−92, 94−95
Adult Only category, 10, 112, 121, 132
Ageism, 62−64
Anderson, Benedict, 30, 67
Anti- brand communities, 80−83, 182
Anti- fans, 79−83, 138, 182
Apple computer, 4, 28, 37
Archive, 148; gay and lesbian, 132, 149−50
Aspling, Brad, 88, 96, 108
AuctionWeb, 9, 26
auntjennysbox, 149−50
Authentic: body as, 133, 164; community
as, 80; crafting and, 185; experience of,
16, 49, 99; objects as, 186; photography
as, 15−16, 113; troubling of, 15−16, 184−
86
Authorship, 4−7, 10, 23, 25, 34, 46, 55−56,
125, 132, 150, 176, 200−202, 207, 216
Avatars, 78, 117, 167, 169, 184
Bakker, Conrad, ix
bamaj1, 70−71
Barbie doll, 1−2, 141
Barthes, Roland, 15, 123, 161
Baym, Nancy, 58, 64
beachbadge, 60−61, 69, 70
Benjamin, Walter, 15, 184
Black Americana category, 21, 170−71;
Asian products in, 180−82, 199; collect-
ing of, 168, 173, 182−85; commodifica-
tion in, 169, 172, 177−78, 183, 187−89,
197, 200; community and, 169, 185, 197;
cuteness in, 172, 191−93; eBay’s policy
on, 174−75; history in, 171, 182, 198;
oversize features in, 190−91, 194, 199;
racism in, 168, 171, 173, 177−78, 186−87,
189, 194, 199; resistance to, 182−84,
186−87, 199−202; sexuality in, 179, 180,
188−89, 195; slavery and, 178−80, 182,
187, 194−95; stereotypes in, 169, 180, 182,
186, 193−94, 199; women and, 175−76,
178, 187−89, 195
Blogging, 13, 22, 33
bobal, 66, 69−71
Bodies: construction of, 3, 9, 133−34, 163−
64, 166−67, 188; control of, 1, 20, 22,
51, 84, 98, 196; gay identities and, 79,
110−11, 113−14, 118−31, 135−36; mascu-
linity and, 20, 134, 140; technology and,
91; unruly forms of, 107, 162−64; view-
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