Garret Castleberry
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Garret L. Castleberry received his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Oklahoma. He is an avid television viewer as a preferred pastime and a primary mode of research. His writings on television have appeared in numerous formats (academic journals, books, blogs, scholarly forums, etc.), including chapters in recent anthologies (Television, Social Media, & Fan Culture, Communication Theory & Millennial Popular Culture, and The ESPN Effect), as well as online columns with Flow and In Media Res.

Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 18 Articles

'24 - Legacy' Is Fox's Post-Super Bowl Post-Truth Bomb | 6 Feb 2017 // 4:30 AM

24: Legacy and the dilemma of mediating a xenophobic aesthetic resurgence.

'Westworld's "Contrapasso" Episode Suggests Dehumanization and Dante's Nine Circles of Hell | 25 Jan 2017 // 10:00 PM

The narrative pivots and complicates the reality of Westworld in "Contrapasso". The show is about the most HBO-ized episode of an HBO drama ever produced.


"The Book of Nora" Opens as 'The Leftovers' Draws to a Perfect Close | 19 Jun 2017 // 5:00 AM

The story ends with a story, making The Leftovers' experiential sensation one of divine artistic intent.

'The Leftovers' "The Book of Kevin" Subverts Expectations in a Near-Perfect Episode | 4 May 2017 // 4:30 AM

"The Book of Kevin" subverts its own narrative to offer a profound meditation on its own intelligent design.

//Mixed media

The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

// Moving Pixels

"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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