TV on demand: always there when you need it, but for what? Paul Grainge explores the promotional imagination of on-demand television, and the move from “platform mobility” to current industry rhetoric of “need-states.”
The Tudors and Wolf Hall can actually tell us a great deal about how the early modern appears in contemporary popular culture, as well as how we engage with the historical past.
As part of a forthcoming history of the radio feature Michele Hilmes shares her discovery of the supposedly lost Langston Hughes radio play, “The Man Who Went to War.”
Continuing our “Honoring Hilmes” series, Jason Jacobs describes his use of Michele Hilmes’ work in his career, demonstrating her unique capacity to work across national borders both in her thinking and interpersonally.
In this first installment of our new “From Nottingham and Beyond” series, curated by the Department of Culture, Film and Media at the University of Nottingham, Roberta Pearson discusses the contemporary moment in British classical radio.
What I mean by “transnational television co-production,” the tensions that shape it, and why I think it’s worth studying.
The Antenna-Sounding Out! series From Mercury to Mars: Orson Welles on Radio after 75 Years continues on into the new year with a post on Sounding Out! from A. Brad Schwartz about the influence of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories on Orson Welles’ radio work.
In this final post in Antenna’s The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Matt Hills looks at the promotion and marketing that’s occurred around the Doctor Who franchise across 2013.
In this latest post in our ongoing series From Mercury to Mars: Orson Welles on Radio after 75 Years, Michele Hilmes ponders the relative absence of innovation in American radio drama over the past three decades.
In this penultimate post in our The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Pam Wojcik argues that female Doctor Who fans are the ur-fans of the series, the original targeted audience and point of identification within the show.
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.
In this latest post in Antenna’s The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Paul Booth examines Doctor Who fan celebrations and conventions and how they demonstrate the continued affective and communal power of the cult television franchise.
In this latest post in Antenna’s The Cultural Lives of Doctor Who series, Jenna Stoeber discusses the recent “The Night of the Doctor” mini-episode and its impact on canonical knowledge of the series.