Vol 9, No 2

Popular Culture Studies Journal

Volume 9, Issue 2

Special Issue Editors: Erik Kersting and Janelle Malagon

Editor: CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

 

 

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Editorial Introduction: Livestreaming and Television
CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

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SPECIAL ISSUE: Serious Play: Livestreaming, Community, and Popular Culture

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Introduction to the Special Issue on Livestreaming as Popular Culture
Erik Kersting, Janelle Malagon, and Christopher J. Olson

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Before You Step into the Stream
Erik Kersting, Janelle Malagon, and Stuart Moulthrop

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Live Streaming and Archiving the Hegemony of Play
Taylore Woodhouse

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From Parallel Play to Co-Play: Forms of Play in Live Streaming Labor
Kyle Bohunicky, Lindsay Watkins, and Jeremy Frusco

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Metagaming Attention: Defining the Metagame Through the Economy of Attention on Twitch
Ailea Merriam-Pigg

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Watch Me Make History: Reenacting and Remaking the Past in Historical Game Live Streams
Kirk Lundblade

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Intimacy Games: Critical Role‘s Struggle to Maintain Its Tabletop Authenticity
Erik Kersting

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The Video Video Game: On Watching Let’s Plays
Melanie Oberg

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“No Gods, No Kings, Only Mon!”: Twitch Plays Pokémon as a Case Study in Folkloric Recreation
Peter Cullen Bryan

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Not Going Viral: Amateur Livestreamers, Volunteerism, and Privacy on Discord
Nicholas-Brie Guarriello

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Moving the Show Online: An Analysis of DIY Virtual Venues
Peter J. Woods

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REGULAR SUBMISSIONS

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“Just Jessica Jones”: Challenging Trauma Representation and New Trauma Metaphors in Melissa Rosenberg’s Jessica Jones
Sean Travers

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Conceptual Blending in Presidential Politics: How The Great Gatsby Explained Donald Trump, 2015-2018
E. Fletcher McClellan and Kayla Gruber

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Apocalypse Now: Performing Imperialism and the Apocalypse
Amanda Dawson

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2021 Michael T. Marsden Award Winner

The Coffeehouse, The Diner, The Bar: The Rise and Fall of Television’s Favorite Third Places
Emma J. Gist

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Singing Truth to Power: Folk Music and Political Resistance in Steven Conrad’s Patriot
Lynn D. Zimmerman

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STUDENT SHOWCASE

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“Hey, What’s the Matter with Your Friend?”: Disability and Productive Staring in The X-Files
Mitch Ploskonka

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Love is (Color)Blind: Constructing Race Non-Visually on Reality TV
Kendall Artz

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We Ate Them to Destroy Them: Carnivores, Cannibals, and the Critique of Mass-Market Feminism in the Age of Consumption
Emily Naser-Hall

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REVIEWS

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The Popular Culture Studies Journal Reviews: Introduction
Christopher J. Olson

Book Reviews

Film and Game Reviews

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