by: Eric Freedman / Florida Atlantic University
While I am not the first enthusiast to sketch out the basic lineup of adult titles designed to play on 2600 consoles, what most of the fan sites do not consider is the role these games may have played in larger industrial and cultural discourses about gaming.
by: Chuck Tryon / Fayetteville State University
A YouTube video of a street theater performance by Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) raises questions about the representations of the war in Iraq as mediated by both the mainstream media and the more participatory video sharing sites.
by: Alex Munt / Macquarie University
Munt explores Hollywood’s reaction to the popularity of YouTube and its emerging “Clip Culture”
by: Tim Gibson / George Mason University
What I felt in my bones when I watched this particular episode of Lost was a yearning for the collective life of the castaways. Whatever else happens, these people are in it together. When times are bad, they are bad for everyone. When times are good—like when Hurley liberates the
hatch’s food—they’re good for one and all alike.
by: Judith Halberstam / University of Southern California
New York Times column “Modern Love” records the ups
and downs, the byroads and hidden paths of contemporary romance for urban, mostly white, mostly heterosexual men and women.