Guillaume Clement
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Guillaume Clement is a professor of British History and Legal English at the University of Rennes in France. He wrote his PhD dissertation on the politics of British rock music in the Cool Britannia era. In his spare time, he watches too much television mostly for academic reasons. Find out more at

Columns // 6 Articles

Land of Soap and Glory: An Ode to British TV | 17 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

If you type the word “doctor” in the Wikipedia search box, “Doctor Who” appears ahead of “doctorate”. Now that’s cultural relevance for you.

In France They Kiss on Netflix | 25 Sep 2015 // 3:00 AM

What does the French version of Netflix look like? How much gratuitous nudity can you expect to find in the French Netflix catalogue? Isn’t “French movie” code for “mild erotica”, anyway?

//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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