Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
PhD student, University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, Critical Studies Division. MA in Film Studies, University College London. BA in Art History, Indiana University with a minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures and Certificate in Journalism.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Body Talk: Reconsidering the Post-Feminist Discourse and Critical Reception of Lena Dunham's Girls by Stefania Marghitu and Conrad Ng, King's College London, England 1Since its premiere in 2012, Girls has continued to be a hotly debated cultural spectacle widespread in conference panels, think pieces, and numerous online outlets.
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Fresh insights and global perspectives dominated the Making Television in the 21st Century Conference held in Aarhus University, Denmark from October 24-26. The common thread uniting the wide-ranging talks was the pursuit to provide updated models and methods to make sense of the evolving medium. In the inaugural keynote, John T.
Piddock, Guest and O'Dowd Behind the Camera Family Tree contains all of the makings of a signature Christopher Guest production. Like his previous major films This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration, the set up is in an improvisational mockumentary with familiar actors such as Michael McKean from Spinal Tap, Show, and Mighty Wind; Ed Begley Jr.
Despite Skins ' Netflix instant streaming availability in the US, little has been written on the program for American audiences, and I hope this post can serve as a primer as the seventh and final chapter of the series premiered last week.
On the 21 st anniversary of the Console-ing Passions International Conferenc e, situated at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK on June 23-25, British TV scholarship proved to be the prevailing star of the event.
Features and Interviews
Renowned music critic and IU alumnus discusses life and career
Bloomington artists in residence Blk Jks talk recording, life in Indiana and the future
Communally-run venue The Art Hospital showcases local talent
Events surrounding Presidential Election Eve
Interview with Pittsburgh duo before Bloomington house show
Pop Culture Commentary
Twitter helps fuel revolution
Interview with Greg Gillis AKA Girl Talk
Hollywood star makes directorial debut in film about roller derby girl
Lucian Freud's painting goes for $35 million
How Michael Jackson ignited my love for music
How the 2008 presidential election turned into a Celebrity popularity contest
Charlie Rose Holds Up
Why I choose against Cosmopolitan Magazine
What is the value of today's awards and their shows?
A List, in the vein of Oprah
How Mean Girls' Defines The October Holiday
On our obsession with celebrity surveillance
On the Presidential campaign song selections
What everyone's favorite season has to offer
Turning to Woody Allen
There's no accounting for taste in pop culture
On being single but not alone on Valentine's Day
America Ferrera, Jennifer Hudson and Abigal Breslin Defy Gender Body Norms in Hollywood
Saying Goodbye Seth Cohen and Co.
Hollywood starlet in the face of redemption
On the holiday popularized by Seinfeld
Find Your Celebrity Look-Alike
On Three Six Mafia and Satan
The Crazy In All of Us
Event Previews and Reviews
2 local venues open new karaoke nights
Summer Camp Festival Review and Photos
Rock 'N' Roll Prom Preview
IU Hip Hop Congress Elements Gallery Preview
Gossip Girl Season 1 DVD Review
Persepolis DVD Review
The Cool Kids - "Bake Sale" Album Review
Weeds Season 3 DVD Review
Baby Mama Film Review
Air - "Moon Safari" 10th Anniversary Album Review
Cassandra's Dream Film Review
Be Kind Rewind Film Review