Taylor Peterson discusses the recent “resurgence” of Keanu Reeves vis-à-vis his performance in the John Wick franchise.Read more
Not a Cross-Over Act: The Pop Stardom of Camila Cabello
Nathan Rossi / University of Texas at Austin
Nathan Rossi considers the promotion and artistry of Latina Pop Star Camila Cabello during her rise to solo fame.Read more
Elizabeth Affuso considers Taylor Swift’s use of banal imaging via social media as a promotional technique.Read more
by: Jennifer Warren / Independent Scholar
Critics of photography envisioned a world where people had consumed the image and thought they had experienced the thing itself. It seems they weren’t far off the mark.Read more
by: Diane Negra / University of East Anglia
A closer look at families, wealth and Filthy Rich Cattle Drive.
by: Tim Anderson / Denison University
With the proliferation of mp3 players, CD burners and cheap CD-Rs the art of the mix is practiced now more than ever.
by: Melissa Click / University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Can Martha Stewart redeem herself through television?
by: Kirsty Fairclough / University of Salford, UK
What celebrity reality TV offers as opposed to its celebrity-constructing counterpart is not the transformation of the “ordinary” person into the “extraordinary,” but the opposite trajectory.
by: Shanti Kumar / University of Texas-Austin
In 2000, when Star Plus Channel launched Kaun Banega Crorepati? (KBC), the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, the show quickly became the biggest hit on Indian television.
by: Melissa Crawley / Lingnan University, Hong Kong
On The O’Reilly Factor on The Fox News Channel, host Bill O’Reilly introduces topics highlighted by recent news stories and spars with guests who represent each side of the issue.