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Simulation in media and culture : believing the hype /

Other Authors: DeRosa, Robin.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2011
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / ROBIN DEROSA
  • The Small Screen: Reconsidering Reality TV. Famous for Being Famous: Celebrity Socialites and the Framework of Fame / JENNA GERDS
  • Simulating Supper: Serving Up TV Dinner / GLENDA SHAW-GARLOCK
  • Imitation Meets Simulation: Seinfeld's George Costanza as the Original Larry David / NAOMI L. FOSHER
  • Trapped in TV Land: Encountering the Hyperreal in Supernatural / MICHAEL FUCHS
  • The Big Screen: The Simulacra in Contemporary Film. The Gentleman's Gentleman: The Butler as Simulacra in The Remains of the Day / ANN K. MCCLELLAN
  • The Soft Bodies of Arnold Schwarzenegger / RANDY LAIST
  • Jesus in Hyperreality: Baudrillard and Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ / AMARNATH AMARASINGAM
  • Making Love, Making Violence Avatar-Style: Hyperreal Connection and Deconstructive Identification / Amanda Leblanc
  • The Game of Life: Playing in the Hyperreal. Planting Crops in the Hyperreal: Farmville and Simulated Work / EMILY HALL
  • Fear and Loathing in Second Life: Body Surveillance in the Online Community / CATHIE LEBLANC
  • Total Immersion and the Total Screen: The Simulated and Screened Realities of Video Games / KATHERYN WRIGHT
  • Seriously Fun: Viral Marketing and the Gaming Experience of Nolan's The Dark Knight / LIAN AMARIS
  • Transgressive Simulation: The Mobility of Violence in Extreme Championship Wrestling / BENJAMIN D. HAGEN
  • Drafting the Hyperreal: Ownership, Responsibility, Agency in Fantasy Sports / MIHAELA P HARPER AND ANDREW J PLOEG
  • Hyperreal Homes: Culture and Identity in Postmodern Places. Room(s) for Sight: The Artificial Everyday Theater of Rimini Protokoll / MATT CORNISH
  • Nazis and Nazi Costumes: The State of Evil in Hyperreal Ethics / BRIAN JOHNSON
  • Operational (Hyper)realities in the Exilic Labyrinth: Roberto G. Ferna╠ündez's Construction and Destruction of Identity through Parodic Simulacra / DAVID DE POSADA
  • Having it Both Ways: The Simulacral and the Aura of the Real in Geoff Nicholson's Bleeding London / LESLIE HAYNSWORTH
  • "There's really Nothing Left to Explore": Imagineering, Innoventions, and Figments in Florida Studies / LISA K. PERDIGAO.