Christopher “Mav” Maverick is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, United States. He holds a Bachelors degree in Creative Writing and Literary and Cultural Studies and a Masters degree in Literary and Cultural Studies, both from Carnegie Mellon University. His field is 20th Century American Literature. His primary research interests include issues of race, class, gender and sexuality in 20th and 21st century American popular culture, especially television, movies, professional wrestling and comic books and he is the 2018 recipient of the Lent Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies in Comics. As an avid believer in active participant observation, he has written the web comic Cosmic Hellcats since 2008, has been an avid blogger and media critic since 2002, and from 2003 until 2010 he competed as a professional wrestler… no really!
Have you ever had one of those pointless internet arguments about the philosophical righteousness of Batman, Superman, Rorschach or Luke Skywalker? Or maybe you’ve spent hours arguing about how time… The post e158. Superhero Thought Experiments appeared first on The VoxPopcast.
Zoom meetings are are a simple fact of life in the pandemic lockdown world. Work meetings, school classrooms, social events. At this point, we’ve all done them. And quite honestly,… The post e157. Standup Comedy Sitting on the Couch appeared first on The VoxPopcast.
Last year, all four hosts got together and did a show we called “Bad Things We Love” in which we built a list media that we have some kind of… The post e156. More Bad Things? We Love appeared first on The VoxPopcast.
What does it mean to be an ergodic text? That’s a complicated question. For one thing, the very meaning of the word “text” can be variable to different people, but… The post e155. Introduction to Ergodic Texts and Reading appeared first on The VoxPopcast.
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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