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Vol 6, No 1

Popular Culture Studies Journal
Volume 6, Issue 1

Editor: Norma Jones

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EDITORIAL: Grappling with the Boundaries of Legitimacy

Norma Jones

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Dance with the Devil: Representations of Femininity, Masculinity, and the Boss-from-Hell in Two Parallel Films

Alanna R. Miller

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Brick-olage and the LEGO/Brand Axis

Peter B. Gregg

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Drunk and Diverse: Reframing the Founding Fathers

Melissa Sartore

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SPECIAL ISSUE: Professional Wrestling

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Introduction: Why Professional Wrestling Studies Now? Legitimizing a Field of Interdisciplinary Study

Garret L. Castleberry and CarrieLynn D. Reinhard, with Matt Foy and Christopher J. Olson

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Professional Wrestling Scholarship: Legitimacy and Kayfabe

Eero Laine

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Squared Circle Intentionalities: What a Framework for "Wrestling Studies" Can Look Like

Garret L. Castleberry

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Emotions Are Running High: Psychological Approaches to the Study of Professional Wrestling

Catherine Salmon

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A Critical Criminology of Professional Wrestling and Sports Entertainment

Karen Corteen

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"I Learned Most of My Anatomy from WWE": A Health Communication Argument for Health-Related Studies of Professional Wrestling

Gabriela I. Morales and Mario A. Dozal

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The Ballad of the Real American: A Call for Cultural Critique of Pro-Wrestling Storylines

Matt Foy

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Analyzing Discourse in Sports Entertainment Through Multiple Modalities

John Quinn and Carolina Silveira

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The Well-Wrought Broken Championship Belt: Thing Theory in Professional Wrestling Criticism

J. H. Roberts and Dominic Sevieri

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Squaring the Circle: Removing Violence from the Equation in a Quest for Excitement

Rasmus Møller and Thomas Klintøe Laursen

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"My Guy or Girl in the Ring" and on My Newsfeed: A Study of Viewers' Uses and Gratifications of WWE Social Media

Jack Karlis

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Independent Professional Wrestling as Crucible for Research into Masculinity

John Heppen and David Beard

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The Unbeatable Monster and the Horror of Professional Wrestling

Timothy Bavlnka

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Redneck Rebel, The Governor, and The Syrian Sheik: Small Town Wrestling in the Poor White South

Dan Mathewson

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The Importance of New Japan Professional Wrestling and Professional Wrestling in Japan: A Fan's Perspective

Joe Belfeuil

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Twitter, Facebook, and Professional Wrestling: Indie Wrestler Perspectives on the Importance of Social Media

Christopher J. Olson

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SPECIAL Section: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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Introduction

Norma Jones

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The Popular Culture Studies Journal Interview

Jenna Quinn

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The Popular Culture Studies Journal Interview

Sarah Green and Bernadette Markowski

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Testimonies

Anonymous

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REVIEWS

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CONTRIBUTORS

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