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Megan Boler on Wed, 6 Jul 2011 22:07:14 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> Irony and Politics: Special Issue, EJC

All essays now available via open access:
"Irony and Politics," eds. M. Boler and T. Gournelos, Special Issue of
The Electronic Journal of Communication
v. 18


Table of Contents:
Editor's Introduction, Megan Boler and Ted Gournelos

Jamie Warner, Tyranny of the Dichotomy: Prophetic Dualism, Irony, and The Onion

Nathan Wilson, Irony and Silence/Ironies of Silence: On the Politics of Not Laughing
Ted Gournelos, Irony, Community, and the Intelligent Design Debate in South Park and The Simpsons
Matthew Jordan, Thinking with Foucault about Truth-Telling and The Daily Show

Catherine Burwell and Megan Boler, Calling on the Colbert Nation: Fandom, Politics and Parody in an Age of Media Convergence
Amber Day, Are They For Real? Activism and Ironic Identities

Graham Meikle, Naming and Shaming: News Satire and Symbolic Power

Henry Jenkins and Stephen Duncombe, Special Section: A Transcript of a Public Conversation:
"Politics in the Age of YouTube"

Special Section:
"Forum on the Film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan"
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit of Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan: The Ecstasy and the Agony, Christie Davies
  • (Mis)reading Borat: The Risks of Irony in the Digital Age, Paul Lewis
  • What is Offensive to Whom in Borat, and What Should Offend Us? John Morreall
  • Borat and the Targets of Cinematic Comedy, Elliott Oring
  • How Borat Lowers the Bar of Political Satire: The Joke is On Us, Megan Boler
Access essays here:

Megan Boler
OISE/University of Toronto

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