Tag: Lifetime

Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century

In the first installment of a four-part series on the new anthology Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn, editor Elana Levine outlines some of the motivations for this collection as well as its guiding theoretical and thematic frameworks.

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AnTENNA, UnREAL: Romance and Pedagogy

The second part of a week-long forum for media scholars to share their thoughts about Lifetime’s UnREAL explores the series in relation to romance and pedagogy.

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Army Wives, Safe Soldiers, and Online Smokescreens

As everyone else was drooling over the final episodes of LOST, I fully admit that I was focusing on my weekly fix of Lifetime’s Army Wives. Despite its lack of cultural cachet, to me the show continues to illustrate an interesting tension between niche marketing, media convergence, and politically charged topicality.

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