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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Kevin L. Ferguson Connecting the two unlikely figures of Marilyn Monroe and Darth Vader, this article argues that air might offer a previously ignored alternative to the chthonic narratives of sexual reproduction that are especially popular in the psychoanalytic imagination. Borrowing from Luce...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Kathleen Collins First appearing on the air in 1947, Dione Lucas was one of the earliest television cooking-show hosts. As a business owner, single mother, influential salesperson, and highly respected professional in her field (Julia Child referred to Lucas as “the mother of French cooking in...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 140–142.
Published: 01 May 1976
... (1976), with initial audience 'playback' by phone. Later, participating video groups around the city will be accessible to the public for participation in production of successiveanswer tapes, which are then to be aired weekly over cable TV. D Freude Bartlett is running Serious Business Company...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 262–263.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of political economy, cultural studies, and feminist studies. Thomas Streeter is an associate professor in the Sociology Department of the University of Vermont. He has published works on culture, media, law, and policy, including Selling the Air: A Critique...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 6–11.
Published: 01 May 1994
... airing unprece- dented shows on Maya Angelou, Emma Goldman, and Althea Gibson, yet for most of its regular schedule recycles stereotypes of normative white femininity; a channel whose on-air promotional spots and mag- azine advertisements (such as the cover photograph for this issue...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 275–276.
Published: 01 May 1997
..., perhaps, for her holodeck fantasy “Hollow Pursuits,” (aired May 1990 on Star Trek: The Next Generation). 276 Robert Markley is the Jackson Distinguished Professor of English at West Virginia University and edits the Series on Science and Culture (Oklahoma). His recent books...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 164–165.
Published: 01 December 1984
... payslother countries : 190 FF (or the equivalent in other currencies). Add. 20 FF for air mail shipping. Pour tous renseignements : For subscription and information : 1RlS c/o ANALEPH IS...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 167–170.
Published: 01 December 2006
... effects had already entered the charged air we breathed. The air I now breathe feels weighted with expectancy. I continue to be buoyed by that history, a history that feels about to erupt again. How did it happen then? What is to be done now? Notes 1. Laura Mulvey, “Visual Pleasure and...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 166–191.
Published: 01 May 1994
... the Girl Channel. Lifetime’s practice of airing a selection of melodramatically-inflected dramatic series that deal with close-knit groups of friends and relatives is inevitably linked to important features of the TV apparatus, including the special sense of “liveness” that characterizes its...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 212–241.
Published: 01 May 1994
... to serve “women’s interests.” “Television for Women” In the fall of 1994, Lifetime introduced a dramatic on-air advertising campaign featuring the slogan “Television for Women” and a series of images of African-American, Asian-American, and white women...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 42–74.
Published: 01 May 1997
... better, they were “caught on tape,” as evidenced by an oft-repeated Fox documentary. In between these events, the US Air Force issued yet another “final report” on Roswell. This one claimed that the alien bodies allegedly found at the crash site were actually test dummies used in...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 223–225.
Published: 01 May 1995
.... $29.95. Selling the Air: A Critique of the Policy of Commercial Broadcasting in the United States by Thomas Streeter. University of Chicago Press, 1996. $16.95. The Threshold of the Visible World by Kaja Silverman. Routledge, 1996. $16.95. Religion and American Culture: A Reader edited by David G...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 21, aired 9 May 2005 Interfaces of Identity: Oriental Traitors and Telematic Profiling in24 Lisa Nakamura The Digital Sublime: Identification Technologies in Terror Television The following lines of speech appeared in a US Air Force com- mercial titled “A Changing World,” aired...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 109–149.
Published: 01 September 2013
...,” quarterly periods in which ratings were suspended so that the company could refine its measurement tools. Histori- cally, black weeks gave networks the opportunity to air their pres- tige programs without consequences to their bottom lines. When this practice was terminated, “discriminating...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 155–183.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Whitfield, the former wife of an Atlanta Falcons football player and a cast member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) (Bravo, 2008 – ). She looks directly at the camera, saying, “The amount of success NeNe’s had has gone to her head. But at least we can clear the air. We can sit down...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 203–225.
Published: 01 January 1988
... also had supernatural powers. A short-lived series based on the character of Tabitha, starring Lisa Hartman, aired on CBS in the late 1970s. UCLA: 5 episodes; 1966; some with commercials. MOB: 3 episodes; 1964 (premiere)-1972. Big Valley, The. ABC; 1965-1969...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 7–10.
Published: 01 September 1990
... an impulse on [sic] the air?” Which is to say, doubly, an image: as much the sound image of the vibration of the word as the visual image of the fragments of landscape and matter that find themselves mixed both in the dialogue of the lovers and that of the angels. The kind of images we are...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 246–248.
Published: 01 December 1989
... say from being unique and just personal through just such recourse and through soliciting responses to my own formulations about an issue before I finish writing from people whom I know as well as those I meet by chance. Because of the “writing against the air” situation of my emerging...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 192–211.
Published: 01 May 1994
... and the discursive framework of the show (due in part to the controversy surrounding the storyline) also spectacularized the depiction of gay sexuality. The controversy that surrounded the November 7, 1989 airing of 195 “Strangers” heavily contributed to sensationalizing the...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 76–91.
Published: 01 May 1992
... trajectory of desire. There are of course, more simple needs-for warmth, nourishment, fresh air to breathe. But the distinction is already, even as it is spoken, blurred. It is in the very substitution and conflation-a banal instance indeed-of ear and air that the sinister underside of wordplay...