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 // 33 Articles
Reviews // 170 Articles
Blogs // 496 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

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?

'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.

//Reviews

'Danganronpa' Considers the Consequences of Paternalism and the Horrors of Boredom | 4 May 2016 // 3:40 AM

Danganronpa is a sometimes brutal, sometimes bizarre coming of age story, but sometimes the most graphic forms of representation are the most useful in exposing truths about growing up.

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.

//Blogs

Intimacy with the Devil: Horror and 'the static speaks my name' | 29 Jun 2016 // 3:42 AM

the static speaks my name creates an uncomfortable intimacy between the player and the protagonist.

The Moving Pixels Podcast Learns the 'One Finger Death Punch' | 27 Jun 2016 // 3:34 AM

Martial arts mastery is only two buttons away in One Finger Death Punch.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Overwatch' and Anger Issues

// Moving Pixels

"I get angry in Overwatch not because I hate to lose, but because most of the time when I do lose, I can see so clearly how the loss could have been avoided.

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