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 // 32 Articles
Reviews // 169 Articles
Blogs // 482 Articles
//Features

'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?

//Columns

'Hardcore Henry' Tells Gamers Sorry, There Is No Princess | 14 Apr 2016 // 10:00 PM

Hardcore Henry questions gamers' instinctual need to fulfill a particular role within the context of a presumed masculine identity.

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.

//Reviews

Managing to Survive as 'The Flame in the Flood' | 1 Mar 2016 // 3:10 AM

Snakes, wolves, and bears are now more populous along the river than people. You aren't taming the wilderness. You are on the run from it.

'Firewatch' Is Less about Observing the Wilderness Than It Is about Observing a Relationship | 16 Feb 2016 // 3:00 AM

Firewatch manages to tell a sometimes funny, sometimes melancholic story about two isolated people in a very big, very wild world.

//Blogs

I've Got You Under My Skin: The Constancy of Cloning and of Gamer Identity in 'Hardcore Henry' | 26 Apr 2016 // 3:00 AM

Henry isn't the only surrogate for gamer identity in Hardcore Henry.

Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: What's the Point of Points? | 25 Apr 2016 // 3:00 AM

Do games teach that success is something that is clearly quantifiable?

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Sound and the Warmth: An Interview with Cardiknox

// Sound Affects

"New York's Cardiknox are taking more steps in their goal of world domination. With their debut record Portrait out, the band are dreaming big, wanting to transcend the indie pop scene.

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