We want to let you know that the new issue of Flow: A Critical Forum
on Television and Media Culture is available at http://flowtv.org.
This issue features columns from: Mary Beltrán, Carolyn E. Brown,
Charlotte Howell, Ann Johnson, Julia Lesage, Kelli Marshall, Janani
This issue's columns in brief:
?What?s at stake in claims of ?post-racial? media?? by Mary Beltrán
An examination of the implications of a "post-race" media climate.
?Can Rational Thought Be Entertaining?? by Ann Johnson
A look at reason-based entertainment in television shows Mythbusters
?The Revolution is Televised? by Julia Lesage
Recent Burmese video footage prompts the question: How do we preserve
and document revolution?
?A Bitter Pill: Nurse Jackie and a Discourse of Discontent? by Janani
An exploration of Showtime's Nurse Jackie as another entrant into the
growing group of older female protagonists across both network and
?ABC?s The Middle: Redefining the Working-Class Male? by Kelli Marshall
A consideration of how ABC's The Middle transgresses its working-class
sitcom roots by re-positioning the blue-collar male.
?The Minutemen in the Media: The Rise and Fall of the Populist
Movement? by Carolyn E. Brown
Analysis of the rise and fall of the border-patrolling Minutemen volunteers.
?The Fantastic, Feminist Religion of Wonderfalls? by Charlotte Howell
An analysis of Fox's short-lived Wonderfalls and representations of
feminist religion on television
The Fantastic, Feminist Religion of Wonderfalls
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