This issue of Flow includes a column by CMCL Alumna Michela Ardizzoni!
the new issue of Flow: A Critical Forum on Television and Media Culture is available at http://flowtv.org.
This issue features columns from Matthew Ferrari, Denise Mann, Peter Lehman and Susan Hunt, Michela Ardizzoni, and Adrienne McLean.
This issue's columns in brief:
"Mixed Martial Arts? Burgeoning Wild Kingdom" by Matthew Ferrari
A look at masculinity and the primal in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and mixed martial arts.
"Does 'Heroes 360' Represent NBC's Blistering Vision of the Future?"
by Denise Mann (http://flowtv.org/?p=4089) An exploration of the ongoing tension between user-generated and official, network generated content in the Heroes websites.
"Hanging by a Thread" by Peter Lehman and Susan Hunt
For better and worse, the body guy's big penis is all he has left on the new HBO series Hung.
"Democracy without Dissent: Satirical News in Italy" by Michela Ardizzoni (http://flowtv.org/?p=4066) A consideration of the Italian, satirical news program ?Striscia la Notizia? and how it reflects the political corruption of the prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.
"Performing Live: Acting, Authenticity, and Reality Television" by Adrienne McLean (http://flowtv.org/?p=4075) An examination of the relationship between the 'ontology of liveness'
and 'reality' in television today.
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