Despite this strong affirmation of the well-hung body guy, Hung lays down the basis of a serious critique, one that at the conclusion of the first season may be a lost opportunity.Read more
Tall, Dark, and America: Latino Authenticity and Appropriation in General Market Television
Esteban del Río / University of San Diego
A discussion of the tensions between authenticity and appropriation in contemporary representations of Latinos in U.S. television.Read more
A look at global femininity in the South Korean talk show Beauty Chatter.Read more
Ethnic Rock Stars and Asian American Stereotypes: Will the real Ajay Bhatt stand up?
Shilpa Davé / Brandeis University
A consideration of the implications of Intel’s “Rock Stars” ad campaign.Read more
Learning with Lily Allen: Copyright Criminals or Complexity and Confusion?
Tama Leaver / Curtin University of Technology
A discussion of the confusion surrounding anti-piracy policy and a look at why even pop stars can’t seem to figure it out.Read more
Regulation may be boring, but it is imperative to understand policy and regulation and the manner in which they will be shaping the 21st century media landscape.Read more
A critical look at the cult of Halloween and its appropriation by the horror industry.
Ernest Mathijs / The University of British ColumbiaRead more