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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 49–64.
Published: 01 March 2010
... in spite of the ubiquity of celebrity texts, stars themselves usually remain inaccessible, available for consumption only through managed media performances or fame rituals such as book signings and orchestrated public appearances. Before we examine the nature of contemporary celebrity culture...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 85–92.
Published: 01 March 2010
... falling into a canyon of not-fame. And just as Wile E. Coyote's spirit rises from his mangled body on the canyon foor, so too does the headshot stare up at us from the depths of the recycling bin – still soliciting, still smiling, still resolute. It will never stop hoping at you. You can relate to...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 359–360.
Published: 01 November 2012
... death that Cultural Politics presents this special section. Our aim is to expand on the knowledge of Kittler's work by focusing on aspects that have been of less importance in the anglophone reception of his work. Once scholars achieve a certain degree of fame or notoriety, they inevitably...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 306–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... work itself and to stand against the tide of fame (and its opposite, envy) that was tending to swamp it. When it comes to Bauman, there is something about which all commentators agree. He wrote a very great deal, and it is difficult to know where to begin reading. Starting here rather than there...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2018
... editions of the KMB is a unique record documenting the laborious birth, growing pains, and rise to international fame of a new organization, now widely acknowledged as one of the most significant emergent biennials in the world. D’Souza and Manghani strike a balance between the analysis of the local...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 277–280.
Published: 01 November 2017
... planning. It was not as a theorist of ambivalence that Bauman first came to fame; his early major works were concerned with elites and praxis, with utopia, and with the epistemological problems of the social sciences. Yet his radical understanding of cultural change and political life derived from and...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 93–110.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Braudy's (1997) history of fame testify to a long-standing emphasis on personality in politics. Moreover, while Fairclough (2000) and Corner (2003) outline the contemporary importance of the political personae, Kleinnijenhuis et al. (2001) and Hansen (2005) explain its integration into practices...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 309–313.
Published: 01 November 2017
... someone living his life with resolve, as an arduous expedition to the assumed end, in favor of the tourist, of the traveler or sightseer, that has taken place. Rather, we are witnessing today the return of the pilgrim (one thinks of Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook fame: dressed like a tourist yet in reality a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2018
... community between 1907 and 1908 ( Tisdall and Bozzolla 1978) . Marinetti wrote the first Futurist manifesto and rose to fame in the Futurist movement following the manifesto’s publication on the front page of one of France’s most esteemed newspapers, Le Figaro , on February 20, 1909. For Marinetti, the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 49–53.
Published: 01 March 2016
... . 2008 . “ Art Infusion: The Influence of Visual Art on the Perception and Evaluation of Consumer Products .” Journal of Marketing Research 45 : 379 – 89 . Marshall P. David . 1997 . Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . ...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 415–419.
Published: 01 November 2014
... announced modesty, Manovich also aims to offer a broad perspective into the role software plays across cultural domains, but he mostly focuses on “media” software. After the fame of Manovich’s The Language of New Media , readers have high expectations for this book and, in many ways, the author does not...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 222–230.
Published: 01 July 2008
... some great talent or even beauty, but simply because they’re rich. Just as we seem to be moving away from superstars to ministars and even microstars, the old equation of celebrity=wealth is a paradigm shift away from the current wealth=celebrity. Celebrity has become flattened, devalued, de-famed. The...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 331–338.
Published: 01 November 2005
... under his direction. Essentially, the entire city was reconstructed according to Haussmann's policies, with the most famed examples arguably being the open spaces he engineered, such as the Place de l'Opéra and the Place de la Nation. Still, Haussmann's conceptions are recognizable in the majority of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2016
... “cultural thinking,” but which we can here insist should be known as “cultural political thinking.” In fact, as Reiner Grundmann and Nico Steher (2001 : 274) observe in their tellingly titled article—“Why Is Werner Sombart Not Part of the Core of Classical Sociology? From Fame to (Near) Oblivion”—Sombart’s...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 171–191.
Published: 01 July 2012
... (showing, rather than seeing). Third, since media technology has existed, so too have acts of violence that are certainly not shy of discovery but are, in fact, perpetrated only to garner fame and notoriety as video or TV event. A further exemplary scene: James Reston wrote in The New York Times...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 March 2010
... seeing minor celebrities punished for their desire for fame. An audience has been constructed that combines a scopophiliac fascination with celebrity and a sadistic desire to witness their public humiliation. The growing obsession with security and surveillance spawned a massive expansion in the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 365–378.
Published: 01 November 2005
... is going. He deplores that most humans in the Western hemisphere are oblivious to the changes that are taking place around them. Humans may think they still live where they believe they are, as the famed philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre had argued, in situ . This mode of being in the world is but an...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... promoted by turbo-folk became the perfect cultural platform for articulating Serbian national identity as a liberating gesture against communism, steeped in consumption, hedonism, and sexuality. Ceca's rise to fame is deeply connected to this shift from Yugoslav communism to Serbian nationalism. Her...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2012
... ago, I introduced the concept of speed to understand the landscape of events. Today, we are entering a time when celebration is going to replace celebrity. Let me explain: this is because history and celebrity go hand in hand. History, or the “long run,” is real celebrity; it's the fame of Plato or...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 2016
... among the inventors, the great entrepreneurs and factory owners, there are men of a truly elevated nature who are sustained in their hard, unceasing pioneering efforts by the mere prospect of the services they are rendering to humanity and the fame or honor it will bring to their name. But there are...