Nikki Tranter
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Nikki Tranter has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Criminology from La Trobe University in Melbourne and George Mason University in the U.S., and an M.A. in Professional Communication from Deakin University in Melbourne. She likes her puppy (Fulci the Fox Terrier), reading, painting, Take That, country music, and watching TV. Her favorite movie is Teen Wolf.

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Funny Enough: An Interview with Tony Martin | 8 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM

Memoirist and comedian Tony Martin talks about commercial radio dumbasses and explains just what it is that makes Running with Scissors so darned unbelievable.

Exit from Nowheresville: My 10 Years with PopMatters | 22 Oct 2009 // 4:00 PM

This is my story of how the new media world impacted my life, as a rural Victorian with a big dream. How it changed, and continues to change, my everyday life. How it made me a writer, gave me the confidence to undertake post graduate study, how it gave me the edge I needed to get the job I now utterly love.


The Last Kiss (2006) | 18 Mar 2007 // 4:00 PM

This is not a revised look at new-young-adult ideals: it's an age-old crock.

So NoTORIous: The Complete Series | 1 Mar 2007 // 2:00 PM

This Tori is a performance. The real Tori is clearly much cooler. Don't you just hate her?


Girl-Gothic: Five Minutes with Meg Cabot | 14 Jun 2010 // 4:00 AM

Vampire stories may have been around for centuries, but it’s undeniable that they’ve never been quite this popular.

Peter Phelps and Sex Without Madonna | 6 Jan 2010 // 3:33 PM

//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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