Review of The Orville by Seth MacFarlane (Spoilers for Episode 3!)

On my glorious day off yesterday, I got caught up on The Orville, Seth MacFarlane's new show on Fox. (I watch it on Hulu.) The show was largely promoted as a comedy, a spoof on Star Trek, but if you've seen it, you know it's much more than that. While it doesn't have the drama… Continue reading Review of The Orville by Seth MacFarlane (Spoilers for Episode 3!)

Celebrity and Fame-Work, as explained by Alice Leppert

After getting some wise advise from a friend, I decided to spend some time on JSTOR doing research. A theme in the novella I'm currently editing (and rewriting) is celebrity. I want to investigate the nature of the artificial intimacy viewers can have with celebrities, and also how the experience of self-branding, kind of self-made… Continue reading Celebrity and Fame-Work, as explained by Alice Leppert