Vol. 46.4, August 2013

Gary Hoppenstand

Guest Editorial: Remember the Popular Culture House
Raymond I. Schuck


“Dead Man in the Mirror: The Performative Aspects of Michael Jacksons Posthumous Body” by Michael Mario Albrecht

“Memory, Monsters, and Lady Gaga” by Victor P. Corona

“Pigtails, Ponytails, and Getting Tail: The Infantilization and Hyper-Sexualization of African American Females in Popular Culture” by Sika A. Dagbovie-Mullins

“‘New Shit Has Come to Light’: Information Seeking Behavior in The Big Lebowski” by Emily Dill and Karen Janke

‘From the Present to the Past: An Exploration of Family Dynamics in Stephen King’s Pet Sematary” by Erica Joan Dymond

“Equipment for Living in an Ordered Home: Disciplinary Homologies in Supernanny and Dog Whisperer” by Amanda Davis Gatchet and Lisa Glebatis Perks

“Cannibalistic Delights: Human Consumption in Contemporary German Literature” by Heike Henderson

“Lamb’s Wolf: Civilization’s Renegade Defender” by Howard Andrew Jones

“Keeping the Paparazzi an Arms Length Away” by Ray Murray

“Odd Family Out: Closely Reading Kate & Allie’s ‘New Women’ Household” by Vincent Stephens

Book Reviews

Pharr, Mary, Leisa Clark, Donald Palumbo, and C. W. Sullivan, eds. Of Bread, Blood and the Hunger Games: Critical Essays on the Suzanne Collins Trilogy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2012. Reviewed by Kwakiutl L. Dreher.

McHugh, Dominic. Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Reviewed by Michael Saffle.

Young, Skip Dine. Psychology at the Movies. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Reviewed by Malynnda Johnson.

Katz, Mark. Groove Music: The Art and Culture of the Hip-Hop DJ. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Reviewed by Stephen Bischoff.

Poole, W. Scott. Monsters in America: Our Historical Obsession with the Hideous and the Haunting. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2011. Reviewed by Brady Edwards.

Bartkowiak, Mathew and Yuya Kiuchi. Packaging Baseball: How Marketing Embellishes the Cultural Experience. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012. Reviewed by Kelli Shapiro.

Miller, Montana. Playing Dead: Mock Trauma and Folk Drama in Staged High School Drunk Driving Tragedies. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2012. Reviewed by Edward Janak.