Gregory Vance Smith has a Ph.D. in Communication and M.A. in English from the University of South Florida. His published research focuses on media, music, and cultural production. In addition to writing for PopMatters, he frequently contributes to The Fandom Post. He can be reached on Twitter @GregVSmithPhD
Dressing Like Dolls as a Form of Resistance: 'So Pretty / Very Rotten' | 9 Jun 2017 // 4:30 AM
Unlike the western understanding of the word, "Lolitas" engage in a somewhat sexless performance of innocence, fairy tale femininity, and cultural resistance.
Can an Illustrator Capture One Man’s Descent into a Void? | 28 Apr 2017 // 5:30 AM
Imagine sitting, chained in place, watching the light from a window move across the wall. Guy Delisle imagines and renders it in Hostage.