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Recent Work

-Here’s a book with a chapter I wrote, my first publication of original research to come from the project on early video games I have been working on for several years: “The Name of the Game is Jocktronics: Sport and Masculinity in Early Video Games,” in Playing to Win: Sports, Video Games, and the Culture of Play (ed. Robert Alan Brookey and Thomas P. Oates). ... read more »

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Cable vs. Network: Mad Men and the Poetics of Television Narrative ...

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Three Flow Columns

I contributed three columns to Flow over the past few months. Flow signs up writers for three at a time, so these could be written as a set focused on a particular theme. I didn’t write them that way on purpose, but looking back I do see a common thread. ... read more »

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Video Revolutions

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To all the VCRs I loved before

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Blogging Then and Now

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Tumblrs of Note

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Wreck-It Ralph with the Boys

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Free TV, Intermediality

New work! 

Television & New Media vol. 13 no. 6 includes my essay, “Free TV: File-Sharing and the Value of Television.” This is the journal version of a paper I gave at SCMS in 2011... read more »

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YouTube and Archives, Scarcity and Abudance