G. Christopher Williams
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PopMatters Multimedia Editor

G. Christopher Williams is a Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He posts his weekly contribution to the Moving Pixels blog at PopMatters every Wednesday. Besides also serving as Multimedia Editor at PopMatters and writing at his own blog, 8-bit confessional, he has also published essays in journals like Film Criticism, PostScript, and the Popular Culture Review. You can drop him a line with that old fashioned thing called e-mail at [email protected] or tweet at his newly opened Twitter account, @GChrisWilliams.

Features // 7 Articles
Columns // 31 Articles
Reviews // 167 Articles
Blogs // 463 Articles

'Playboy' and the End of Nudity | 26 Oct 2015 // 8:00 PM

Whatever one thinks of Playboy, the idea that more amateurishly produced Internet pornography has become the norm is troubling, particularly from an aesthetic perspective.

Bettie Page, Dead Since 1957 | 15 Dec 2008 // 1:59 PM

What might be remembered of the life of a woman who was long ago replaced by her own representation?


Why the Arcade Matters | 19 Aug 2015 // 8:30 PM

The arcade snatched video games from the rarefied spaces of industry and academia, making playing video games into a truly populist pastime.

Where Did All the (Action Figure) Girls Go? | 10 May 2015 // 9:30 PM

The scarcity of the Black Widow action figure on toy shelves has me thinking about what we think we know about gender identity in play, be that play with toys or play in video games.


Welcome to 'Tharsis'. You're Screwed. | 26 Jan 2016 // 2:03 AM

I just ate an astronaut, and I don't feel even a little bit guilty about it.

Spend the Night with the Characters of 'Oxenfree' | 19 Jan 2016 // 2:07 AM

Oxenfree is a small game, set in a small game universe, that offers some of the most authentic human drama that I've seen in any medium.


Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Love Stories in Video Games | 8 Feb 2016 // 1:38 AM

This week we return the topic of how love, sex, and relationships are represented in video games.

Undressing Kratos | 4 Feb 2016 // 2:00 AM

If you want a man to represent brutality, in the end you're going to end up taking his clothes off.

//Mixed media

Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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