Peter, John, All,
Continuing our discussion of the vampire’s favorite subject: human blood:
Blood as Dominant Symbol
Earlier you said Meyer didn’t use whiteness as a dominant symbol in the…"
Thanks very much for your Comment and your kind words about the Lance Armstrong essay. As you indicate, Lance may have sown the seeds of his own destruction by believing that athletic prowess exists in a…"
Peter, John, all,
Peter: Speaking of American Dreamtime, has anybody else started to feel like we’re three men on a boat (Hooper, Quint, and Brody), trying to figure out how best to take down Jaws?(!)
Regarding the popularity of the Twilight Saga movies, discussed in your last Comment:
Here is a bit of evidence to consider, a list of the top 232 American movies of all time, ranked by theater attendance…"
I think Tonto’s remark to the Lone Ranger was less grammatical: The pair are surrounded by a party of hostile Indian warriors; the Ranger turns to Tonto and says something like, “Tonto, it looks…"
I’d like to follow up my earlier Comment with a more down-to-earth consideration of the problem you pose: Why do graduate work in anthropology without funding, since that will likely lead to financial…"
John, Peter, Potential Contributors,
Reading and Watching Twilight:
Ethnographic Notes and Anthropological Queries II.A:
What Manner of Being Is a Vampire, a Werewolf, a Human?
(Commemorating the 50th year since the publication…"
"John, Peter, Potential Contributors,
First off, I couldn’t agree more with both of you that it is crucial to obtain and analyze audience reactions to Twilight. After all, how far can a few old…"
Continuing our Twilight project, you ask:
Vampires, werewolves, ghouls, goths, they all look like part of the same cultural package. But are they really? Do we have evidence that Twilight fans…"
Peter, John, All,
Up With Elegance! (and Engagement)
As our friend Edward might say, last night was a good hunt and I’m not terribly thirsty now. With your indulgence, that will let me defray thoughts of…"