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#62, Fall 2008

The Velvet Light Trap

Media Spaces and Architectures

Film in Air: Airspace, In-Flight Entertainment, and NonTheatrical Distribution
Stephen Groening
Your Favorite Stars, Live On Our Screens: Media Culture, Queer Publics, and Commercial Space
Hollis Griffin
In the Flesh: Space and Embodiment in the Pornographic Peep Show Arcade
Amy Herzog
Photo Essay: Urban Iconography and the Technological Grotesque
Anna McCarthy
The Good Side of the Ghetto: Visualizing Black Brooklyn 1968–1971
Devorah Heitner

Dossier: Media Space in Perspective

The Editors

An Interview with Emily Thompson
Nick Marx and Danny Kimball

Book Reviews

The Television Will Be Revolutionized by Amanda D. Lotz
Reviewed by Caryn Murphy
OurSpace: Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture by Christine Harold
Reviewed by Danny Kimball
Watching with “The Simpsons”: Television, Parody, and Intertextuality by Jonathan Gray
Reviewed by Nick Marx
The Hollywood Horror Film, 1931–1941: Madness in a Social Landscape by Reynold Humphries
Reviewed by Jessica Havens