Pawn Stars

Bountiful Landscapes of Junk: The History Channel and Reality TV | 18 Jul 2012 // 5:10 PM

As the American economy struggles in this eternal recession, the TV screen is filled with images that bring back a more primitive sort of capitalism, one which operates on the border between the compulsive hoarding and the accumulation for profit.


'Pawn Stars' Is Reality TV Gold | 21 Aug 2013 // 8:10 PM

After six seasons, Pawn Stars has had the good fortune of being one of cable’s most popular shows. And rightfully so; it’s addictively watchable.


New History Channel Show: Pawn Stars | 17 Jul 2009 // 6:00 AM

The History Channel is about to launch a new series focusing on the somewhat unpromising subject of a pawnshop. The series goes by the rather

//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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