Timothy Gabriele
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Timothy Gabriele is a writer who studied English and Film at the University of Massachussetts at Amherst. He currently lives in the New Haven, CT region with his family. His column, The Difference Engine, appears regularly at PopMatters. He can be found blogging at 555 Enterprises.

Features // 10 Articles
Columns // 8 Articles
Reviews // 216 Articles
Blogs // 88 Articles

Uncool Britannia: Radiohead's 'The Bends' vs. Britpop in a Battle for the Soul of Britain | 15 Mar 2015 // 8:20 PM

The successors to Radiohead and The Bends are a generation who liked how the film started, but lost the script halfway through.

The Sky Is Falling: Images of Mass Destruction in 'The Avengers' | 10 Jun 2012 // 5:00 PM

If you find yourself in a Hollywood film this summer and you’re not wearing a cape, watch out for falling debris.


The Audibly Deteriorating Landscape | 5 Mar 2012 // 3:00 PM

The ruins of Detroit identified a past that stands in contrast with Techno's futurism, but do the foreclosed homes, uninhabited luxury condos, and padlocked storefronts provide any kind of guide to tomorrow's music?

2011: Music’s Most Electronic Year Yet | 4 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Vestigial organs like industrial music and the radio dial proved vital in 2011, while house and dubstep were invaded by hordes of uninvited outsiders, proving once again that electronic and plugged-in music is at the vanguard of change throughout the world.


Drew McDowall: Collapse | 22 Nov 2015 // 8:05 PM

The kind of collapse witnessed here is a slow degeneration and deterioration, one that’s more obsessed with the mutation in the reconfiguration of the seams than the sanguinary remains of those crushed by the bottom falling out.

Patrick Cowley: Muscle Up | 9 Nov 2015 // 8:20 PM

Gay pornography, gone cosmic.


B. Dolan - "Safety Theater" (video) | 21 Aug 2015 // 8:00 AM

The surface themes of false security and surveillance embed pretty quickly even without the adorable visuals that guide the song.

Migos - "Pipe It Up" (Singles Going Steady) | 5 Aug 2015 // 8:00 AM

Migos's latest single "Pipe It Up" is an epic fail.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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