The new “Mickey Check” logo for “Disney-approved” licensed food and beverage products is merely a new take on an old (and problematic) approach.
Finding the feminism in media studies can sometimes mean finding feminism in ourselves and enacting our own agency to make change, no matter how small it may seem.
Nike tries to give LeBron James a chance to address his off-season controversy in a new 90-second ad while re-establishing the commodity of sports stardom.
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.
Music videos are alive and well on the internet, and Miley Cyrus’ latest – for her new single,”Can’t Be Tamed” – represents a significant rhetorical moment in her star persona (and Disney’s pockets).
Antenna’s weekly Glee Club column discusses “The Power of Madonna,” semiotic democracy, and the pleasure of reinvention.
She’s Hit Girl, a foul-mouthed tween assassin in Kick-Ass, a comic book adaptation hitting theaters April 15. But after watching the trailer, I’m conflicted about her character.
What’s in a name? Hasbro and Discovery begin branding efforts for their new joint venture cable network debuting later this year.
The second installment of the Twilight Saga, New Moon, premieres tonight. With it not only comes the appearances, interviews, and other promotional efforts of the stars, but also the images of Twilight fans. Variety’s coverage of New Moon’s Hollywood premiere was as much about teen girls as it was about the film, with a sub-head that read “screaming teens swarm New Moon preem,” and a lead paragraph about “how much louder teen girls can scream with a year of anticipation.”