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 // 34 Articles
Reviews // 173 Articles
Blogs // 530 Articles

'Playboy' and the End of Nudity | 26 Oct 2015 // 9:00 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 // 2:59 PM

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


The Dangers of Playing in Unfinished Houses: Considering Early Access Video Games | 16 Aug 2016 // 9:30 PM

Playing a game in its alpha or beta form is like living in an unfinished house; it's habitable, but some things seem off or don't work or might get better (or worse).

In Episodic Games, Space Should Matter More Than Time | 22 Jun 2016 // 9:30 PM

The most successful episodic games have mimicked television episodes. What could a purely game-like "episode" look like, though?


There Is Something for Both Board Gamers and Video Gamers in 'Mechs vs. Minions' | 26 Oct 2016 // 3:29 AM

The hijinks and pratfalls of the League of Legends branded board game, Mechs vs. Minions, will make gamers of all stripes smile.

'Headlander': Disembodied Hijinks Dressed Up as '70s Camp Sci-Fi | 4 Aug 2016 // 5:00 AM

You are a disembodied head. You land on things. Really, that's it. That's the game.


The Moving Pixels Podcast Executes 'The Deed' | 24 Oct 2016 // 3:15 AM

By playing The Deed, we find ourselves in the uncomfortable position of inhabiting the mind of a murderer.

'Virginia': Masks, Identity, and the Horror of Our Own Reflection | 19 Oct 2016 // 3:25 AM

Virginia suggests that material evidence implies interpretations and conclusions that don't necessarily always align, as we would like them too, with certainty and proof.

//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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