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 won't find him on Twitter, but you can drop him a line with that old fashioned thing called e-mail at [email protected].

Features // 6 Articles
Columns // 31 Articles
Reviews // 161 Articles
Blogs // 440 Articles

Bettie Page, Dead Since 1957 | 15 Dec 2008 // 2:59 PM

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

Wizards & Words: An Interview with Patrick Rothfuss | 4 Jun 2008 // 5:59 PM

Author Patrick Rothfuss talks to PopMatters about the pivotal role of language in magic, the structure of storytelling, and the role of fantasy in contemporary fiction.


Why the Arcade Matters | 19 Aug 2015 // 9:30 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 // 10:30 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.


Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville | 9 Jun 2015 // 3:14 AM

Rebuild 3 is a game about city management, managing that city's populace, its food supply, its resources, and the zombie hordes that surround it.

'Sunset' Is a Tale of Objects | 2 Jun 2015 // 3:00 AM

Sunset is an experiment in telling a story through the objects that people interact with.


'Assassin's Creed': The Comic Book | 7 Oct 2015 // 2:40 AM

How does one establish an entry point into a complex mythos developed through the plots of more than a half dozen very popular video games in only about 20 pages? Not very well.

The Value of Exploitation: Of Puppies and Pornography, Violence and Vixens | 30 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Guess which two characters appeared in the half hour trailer featured at E3 for Metal Gear Solid V? Diamond Dog and the Quiet. Guess why? You shouldn't have to guess.

//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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