I was initially attracted to this assignment due to the sheer amount of spam my UMW email account has become inundated with. I liked the idea of reclaiming these annoying adds/tricks, so I found a poorly phrased piece of spam relegated to the junk section of my email. In recording my reading of the email on Audacity, I was somewhat inspired by phonetic punctuation in that I tried to read the piece somewhat literally. As such, I read the words in all caps with a great deal of emphasis, capitalized words with some emphasis, and words without spaces between them very quickly. I essentially was trying to underscore the ridiculousness of the spam itself. In this way the piece has a bit of a rhythm to it, with some sections that sound somewhat normal and some sections that seem quite odd. This was a fun way to take control of these emails in a manner that allows me to poke fun at them.