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 Alisa Perren, Joshua Green, Ethan Thompson,
Kathleen Battles, Kit Hughes, Laura Mattoon D'Amore, and Diane Negra.
This issue's columns in brief:
"More Dark Nights for DC Comics and Time Warner?" by Alisa Perren
An examination of the complex role Marvel and DC comics play in Hollywood
"Television. Archive." by Joshua Green (http://flowtv.org/?p=1754):
A look at the issues surrounding archiving televisionís history.
"Blogger News Network? TPMtv and Online Video Aesthetics" by Ethan Thompson
An examination of the lo-fi, satirical, and guerilla-inspired aesthetics of
Talking Points Memo TV.
"The Politics of Pluckiness" by Kathleen Battles (http://flowtv.org/?p=1772):
On John McCain's "plucky" vice presidential nominee.
"Insert Clip Here: Supradiegetic Aesthetics of Medium and Flight of the
Conchords" by Kit Hughes (http://flowtv.org/?p=1767):
A look at the unusual similarities between two otherwise incredibly disparate
"Fractured Soul: Heroes' Supermom and the Crisis of Post-Feminist Motherhood" by
Laura Mattoon D'Amore (http://flowtv.org/?p=1742): A critical examination of
Heroes' Niki Sanders and the politics of post-feminist representation.
"Queuing at Lloyds Bank" by Diane Negra (http://flowtv.org/?p=1751): A personal
reflection exploring the screenspaces of advertising, reality television, and
This issue also features a Call For Papers addressing the discourse surrounding
the nomination of Sarah Palin as the Republican Vice President candidate.
Submissions should be between 1000 - 1500 words, submitted no later than
September 30th, and sent to Anne Peterson at [log in to unmask]
We look forward to your visit and encourage your comments.
Flow Editorial Staff
Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the
University of Alabama: http://www.tcf.ua.edu