As podcasters experiment with advertising, they face issues of authenticity and sincerity that strikingly resemble those of the “golden age” of radio.
In this latest entry in The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Piers Britton discusses the use of costume as a marker of authenticity in “The Name of the Doctor” and its many ramifications for Who tradition and canon.
Some thoughts on the peculiar nature of Glee’s soundtrack and why it both pulls me in and repels me from the program.
Is it problematic that Treme seems to hit some false notes? Only until the series begins to interrogate the authenticity tropes one might have expected it to create.