Number 65, Spring 2010

Table of Contents

  Introduction

pp. 1-2
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  Reclaiming the Freak: Michael Jackson and the Spectacle of Identity

pp. 3-4
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  Hannah Montana’s Bare, Unprotected Back: Miley Cyrus’s Vanity Fair Outing

pp. 5-6
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  Stardom, Celebrity, and the Money Form

pp. 7-19
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  Underexposed Overexposure: One Night in Paris

pp. 20-21
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  Slumdog Celebrities

pp. 22-24
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  Star Testing: The Emerging Politics of Celebrity Gossip

pp. 25-38
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  Toxic: The Implosion of Britney Spears’s Star Image

pp. 39-41
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  Tom Cruise, the “Couch Incident,” and the Limits of Public Elation

pp. 42-43
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  Populist Celebrity in the Election Campaigns of Jesse Ventura and Arnold Schwarzenegger

pp. 44-57
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  Dragging Oscar

pp. 58-59
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  Brangelina: The Fertile Valley of Celebrity

pp. 60-61
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Book Reviews

  Death on Display: Reifying Stardom through Hollywood’s Dark Tourism

pp. 62-70
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  Rihanna’s Closed Eyes

pp. 71-73
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  Dreaming a Dream: Susan Boyle and Celebrity Culture

pp. 74-76
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  The Pregnant Man

pp. 77-78
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  Screening Sex (review)

pp. 79-81
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  Unfriendly Witnesses: Gender, Theater, and Film in the McCarthy Era (review)

pp. 82-83
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  Technophobia! Science Fiction Visions of Posthuman Technology (review)

pp. 84-86
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  Moral Spectatorship: Technologies of Voice and Affect in Postwar Representations of the Child (review)

pp. 87-89
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