David Banash

David Banash is a Professor of English at Western Illinois University, where he teaches courses in contemporary literature, film, and popular culture. He is the author of Collage Culture: Readymades, Meaning, and the Age of Consumption (Rodopi) and co-editor of Contemporary Collecting: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things (Scarecrow).

Every Era Gets the Monster It Needs, and Ours Is the Era of the Zombie

Join the Underground: Loren Glass’ History of the Famous / Infamous Grove Press

Untimely Cinema: ‘“Our Kind of Movie” The Films of Andy Warhol’

‘Low Budget Hell’: From John Waters’ ‘Female Trouble’ to ‘Cry Baby’

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Failure May Be Your Style: ‘The Queer Art of Failure’

‘Shock Value’: What Men (and Boys) Really Fear

In Search of the Endless Summer: Surf Films

Future Shock, Postmodern Nostalgia, and Uncanny Technologies

Ferus by Roberta Bernstein & Kirk Varnedoe

It’s All Too Beautiful

The Grid Book by Hannah G. Higgins

Ryan Seacrest Is Famous by Dave Housley