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A Fresh Look at Male Promiscuity on TV

Having lots of sex with as many women as possible is the best, most desirable thing that any man can aspire to, right? That’s usually the message presented by most male characters in popular media today. Male promiscuity is almost always portrayed as something admirable. But rarely, if ever, do we see a character who realizes that this behavior is…

“I Want My Paranormal TV” CFP

I want to share an exciting call for papers written by Fembot affiliate, Drew Beard, for the 2012 Console-ing Passions conference that will be held in Boston.   “I Want my Paranormal TV”: Negotiations with the Dead (and Undead) on the Smaller Screen             Annette Hill, in Paranormal Media: Audiences, Spirits and Magic in Popular Culture, observes that in recent years, paranormal…