Articles tagged henry jenkins

Frustrated Fantasies: Misperceptions of Fandom and ‘Gone With the Wind’

The value of fandom is often underestimated. Rather than the stereotyped burnt-out housewives or socially inept teenagers that obsessively and indiscriminately consume popular culture, fans are active agents.

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Convergence Culture: the Many Faces of Hellboy

Different media means different Hellboys. Mike Mignola's versus Guillermo del Toro's.

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The Wow Climax by Henry Jenkins

Jenkins is writing about things that make him go "wow," but he needs to remember his readers won't always feel the same way.

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1 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Everything That Rises Must Converge

It's become increasingly difficult, if not impossible, to find an appliance that merely serves its original function -- a phone that is just a phone, for example.

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"PopMatters is on a short summer publishing break. We resume Monday, July 6th.

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