Drawing from her own experiences working for ESPN and applying Sara Ahmed’s concept of “complaint as diversity work,” Courtney M. Cox interrogates the lack of diversity in sports media and offers a multi-pronged approach to improving inclusivity in a notoriously white male industry.
Jenny Keegan summarizes the way academia and fandom can both be theorized as Lego sets: ready for communities to build up and together.
Peter C. Kunze examines Netflix’s budding interest in Broadway theatre, which continues film and television’s longstanding investment in theatrical entertainment.
Beyond Journal Articles: Navigating the NTRO (Non-Traditional Research Outcome)
Siobhán McHugh / University of Wollongong, Australia
Siobhán McHugh discusses how the podcasting boom is triggering exciting new interdisciplinary collaborations that harness the under-appreciated power of audio as a research platform.
Lucifer’s Women and Doctor Dracula: Conjuring a Cult-Cult Canon, Pt. 3
Phil Oppenheim / Oppanopticom / EPIX / Brown Sugar SVOD
Phil Oppenheim concludes his exploration of the cult-cult canon with Doctor Dracula, an exploitative film with Hollywood connections that was assembled in a cut-and-paste fashion from the 1974 release of Lucifer’s Women.
No More Room for You: Reading Between the Lines of Netflix’s Claims of Inclusivity
Jacinta Yanders / The Ohio State University
Jacinta Yanders questions Netflix’s decision to cancel One Day at a Time amidst their own visible campaigns for inclusivity and representation on-screen.