Editorial: Something Wonderful This Way Came
Guest Editorial: Deep Culture
Margaret J. King
“Going Places: The Pleasures of Production and Imperial Visual Cultures in the Stratemeyer Syndicate’s The Moving Picture Boys” by Stephen Michael Charbonneau
“Chuck Versus the Machine: The Intersection of Biology, Technology, and Identity on Chuck” by Joseph J. Darowski
“‘I Was Just Doing a Little Joke There’: Irony and the Paradoxes of the Sitcom in The Office” by Eric Detweiler
“Resistive Radio: African Americans’ Evolving Portrayal and Participation from Broadcasting to Narrowcasting” by Judy L. Isaksen
“Like Sportive Birds: The Girl Aviators Series and the Culture of Flight in America, 1911-1912” by Lisa M. Stepanski
“Transnational Transformations: A Gender Analysis of Japanese Manga Featuring Unexpected Bodily Transformations” by June M. Madeley
“Light for Light’s Sake: Thomas Kinkade and the Meaning of Style” by Julia Mason
“‘Say, Who Are You Anyway?’: Clowns, Childhood, and Madness in The Character of Harpo Marx” by Richard Niland
“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: The Web of Racial, Class, and Gender Constructions in late 1960s America” by Anne Gray Perrin
“Haunted Infocosms and Prosthetic Gods: Gibsonian Cyberspace and Renaissance Arts of Memory” by Joel Elliot Slotkin
“The Coexistence of Folk and Popular Culture as Vehicles of Social and Historical Activism: Transformation of the Bumba-meu-Boi in Northeast Brazil” by Meredith W. Watts and Simone Linhares Ferro
Newman, Michael Z. Indie: An American Film Culture. New York: Columbia University
Press, 2011. Reviewed by Michael Civille.
Petterson, Palle. Cameras into the Wild: A History of Early Wildlife and Expedition Filmmaking,
1895-1928. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011. Reviewed by John M. Kinder.
Alford, Matthew. Reel Power: Hollywood Cinema and American Supremacy. London: Pluto Press, 2010. Reviewed by Irene Garza.
Caterine, Darryl V. Haunted Ground: Journeys through a Paranormal America. Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2011. Reviewed by Christopher Blythe.
Bernstein, Robin. Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights. New York: New York University Press, 2011. Reviewed by Meredith A. Bak.
Orejan, Jaime. Football/Soccer: History and Tactics. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011. Reviewed by Yuya Kiuchi.
Carroll, Hamilton. Affirmative Reaction: New Formations of White Masculinity. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. Reviewed by Shelleen Greene.