Author: Amanda Keeler

First Impressions: Fear the Walking Dead

Amanda Keeler offers some initial thoughts on the pilot of Fear the Walking Dead and its use of storytelling, genre, setting, and character, pointing out that interpretation will depend largely on which elements of the original Walking Dead series resonate with individual viewers.


Diagnosis: Media Amnesia (and Education)

The cycle of obsession and disavowal over new media creates “media amnesia,” whereby the promise of yet-another new technology restarts the dialogue on its perceived potential without a thorough investigation into the previous medium’s “failures.”