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This issue features columns from Matthew Ferrari, Denise Mann, Peter  
Lehman and Susan Hunt, Michela Ardizzoni, and Adrienne McLean.

This issue's columns in brief:

"Mixed Martial Arts? Burgeoning Wild Kingdom" by Matthew Ferrari  
A look at masculinity and the primal in the Ultimate Fighting  
Championship and mixed martial arts.

"Does 'Heroes 360' Represent NBC's Blistering Vision of the Future?"  
by Denise Mann (
An exploration of the ongoing tension between user-generated and  
official, network generated content in the Heroes websites.

"Hanging by a Thread" by Peter Lehman and Susan Hunt  
For better and worse, the body guy's big penis is all he has left on  
the new HBO series Hung.

"Democracy without Dissent: Satirical News in Italy" by Michela  
Ardizzoni (
A consideration of the Italian, satirical news program ?Striscia la  
Notizia? and how it reflects the political corruption of the prime  
minister Silvio Berlusconi.

"Performing Live: Acting, Authenticity, and Reality Television" by  
Adrienne McLean (
An examination of the relationship between the 'ontology of liveness'  
and 'reality' in television today.

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