July brings with it one of my most cherished media rituals in the form of the exhilarating spectacle of suffering that is the Tour de France.
By refusing a happy or even reassuring ending, Saving Grace’s finale stayed true to the series’ brand of realism and defied expectations, but in bringing the story full circle it also returned to some of the series’ initial shortcomings.
One of them belches like Jabba the Hutt when pulled out of water. And yet I find myself wondering why animals and American television haven’t been even better friends.
For the next several weeks, Antenna will be slowing down to three or four posts per week.
Taking power away from a man is a dangerous thing. Or so says high-stakes attorney Patty Hewes of FX’s Damages.
Ten (or more) media industry stories you might have missed recently.
Friday Night Lights and its viewership seem suddenly caught in a state of nostalgia, uncannily aware of how very much there is to lose, and what has already been lost.
Live-tweeting academic conferences is a relatively new phenomenon; as a result, conference participants and coordinators are still working out the kinks.
The controversy over the vuvuzelas is a reflection of the larger story here – that there are more ways than ever before to follow and participate in this first World Cup of the social media era.
The second post in our ongoing Summer Media column reflects on how there’s something unique about going to the drive-in, even on bikes. And it’s not just about the blockbuster doubleheader.
The 2010 NBA Finals are seeing generational conflict both on the court and on the sidelines.
Ten years after John Fiske’s retirement from academia, three generations of colleagues and students assess his legacy and ongoing relevance
This past week, the University of Wisconsin-Madison hosted the 6th annual Games+Learning+Society conference, and we were there to cover it.
International audiences seem to dig Jake Gyllenhaal’s abs more than Americans do – but is that enough to save the Prince of Persia film franchise?
In the wake of this week’s season finale, Antenna’s weekly Glee Club contributors offer their take on Glee’s first season in a roundtable discussion about the pleasures and limitations of performance, reinvention, and representation.