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This issue features columns from: Hannah Hamad, Julia Lesage, Konrad
Ng, Robert C. Sickles, Janani Subramanian
This issue's columns in brief:
"'My Wife Calls Him My Boyfriend": Gary Barlow and Robbie Williams'
Reconciliatory Bromance" by Hannah Hamad
This article explores the media narrative and constant scrutiny of the
"bromance" between Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow, members of the
"boy band" Take That.
"Screen Text" by Julia Lesage
A consideration of how the iPad and other new media products
facilitate on-screen reading and change the face of both academic
research and leisure time.
"The Visual Style of Jet Lag in the Work of Fiona Tan" by Konrad Ng
An exploration of jet lag as fragmented pulls of disorienting imagery
in the work of visual artist Fiona Tan.
"Never Say Never, Insurge Pictures, and the Future of Independent
Film" by Robert C. Sickles
The "independent" film Never Say Never, the initial production of
Insurge Pictures, signals the difficulties faced by independent
filmmakers attempting to break into the film industry.
"R.I.P., F.N.L." by Janani Subramanian
The final season of Friday Night Lights has concluded on DirecTV but
will be resurrected in April, 2011, on NBC. This column is equal parts
clear eyes and full heart in delivering the show's eulogy.
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