Joe Vogel

Joe Vogel is the author of three books, including the forthcoming Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson (Sterling, 2011). He has been interviewed by numerous media outlets, including NPR, Democracy Now, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Vogel writes about popular music and culture for The Huffington Post and PopMatters. He currently resides in New York where he is an instructor at the University of Rochester.

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Michael Jackson, Dangerous, and the Reinvention of Pop | 27 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM

Nirvana and company may have killed off '80s rock. But if pop was dead, its "king" had successfully created alternatives.


I Blame Coco: The Constant | 7 Jun 2011 // 4:00 PM

By turns aggressive and vulnerable, sophisticated and childlike, punk and pop, The Constant is the product of a young, but talented, multi-faceted artist.

//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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