Historiographies of Game Studies: What It Has Been, What It Could Be

FORTHCOMING Summer 2024

Historiographies of Game Studies offers a first-of-its-kind reflection on how game studies as an academic field has been shaped and sustained. Today, game studies is a thriving field with many dedicated national and international conferences, journals, professional societies, and a strong presence at conferences in disciplines like computer science, communication, media studies, theater, visual arts,[…]

like a dog

FORTHCOMING Winter 2024

Taking its cues from the New Narrative writing movement, like a dog considers how sexual identity is morphed, hidden, and denied by cultural forces like film, pornography, rape culture, and sexual semiotics. The speaker of like a dog writes about her sexuality, sexual trauma, and relationships in the epistolary form to explore how the personal[…]

The View from Howard’s Fuck Pad: The Deep State, Bad White Men, and the Weird Noir of James Ellroy

FORTHCOMING Spring 2024

Just like he collected airplanes, Hughes obsessively collected women, stashing them in the more than one hundred apartments, hotel rooms, and houses he owned around Hollywood. ~ Samantha Barbas, Confidential Confidential: The Inside Story of Hollywood’s Notorious Scandal Magazine Eric Wilson’s The View from Howard’s Fuck Pad is for those who have been cold-cocked by[…]

Anglo-Saxon(ist) Pasts, postSaxon Futures

Published: 12/30/2019

We are all, no matter how little we like it, the bearers of unwanted and often shunned memory, of a history whose infiltrations are at times so stealthy we can pretend otherwise, and at times so loud we can’t hear much of anything else. We’re still here — there differently than those before us, but[…]