In this article, Jeremy Wade Morris writes about the importance of archiving audio on the Internet and the absences in current web archives.
Looking at the most recent issues of the “New Super-Man” comic series, Woo analyzes and codes the paratextual promotional material to assess the relative value of fans to the comics industry.
Social Justice Warriors as the “Alt-Right” Bogeyman
Adrienne Massanari / University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Adrienne Massanari discusses how the “alt-right” deploy the term “Social Justice Warrior” and what it has come to mean and represent in online discourses.
Playful Metros and the Aestheticization of Disrepair
Juan Llamas-Rodriguez / University of Texas at Dallas
Juan Llamas-Rodriguez considers how the aesthetic fetishism of subway design risks distorting the materiality of and politics of transportation and communication infrastructure.
Transnational Television Dramas and the Aesthetics of Conspicuous Localism
Tim Havens / University of Iowa
Tim Havens discusses newer developments in high-end transnational television dramas, specifically noting the turn toward a stronger sense of place through “conspicuous localism.”