“It can be a great lens into human culture, social connection, and processes of meaning-making…but I feared the depth behind it could get lost in the process.”
“10 Things Corporations Can Learn from Pro Wrestling” and more from Sam Ford via Fast Company
CMS alum and Convergence Culture Consortium researcher Sam Ford this week worked as a guest blogger at Fast Company, writing about spreadable media as well as his favorite topic, pro wrestling.
Podcast: Sharon Mazer, “What’s Live Got To Do With It?”
Sharon Mazer looked at the ways that audience “performances” may be seen to challenge the live-ness of the onstage action in the Road to Wrestlemania 23
MIT Comparative Media Studies’ American Pro Wrestling Series
Our recent American Pro Wrestling class, taught by CMS grad student Sam Ford, and our series of Wrestling Colloquia have been in the news recently.
In Medias Res, Spring 2007
What kind of discipline does CMS represent? It is not a discipline in any traditional sense of the word. CMS is radically interdisciplinary.