Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
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Henry Jenkins on Obama, McCain, and "fandom"

For those who don't already follow his blog: Henry Jenkins is a prof at MIT, and one of the more interesting and insightful thinkers about popular culture and how it works. Today's article is typical of his work, providing a rather unusual viewpoint of how the recent McCain pokes at Obama are all grounded in an underlying American suspicion of enthusiasm and "fandom".

It's a long read, but interesting stuff, worth taking a dig through. If you like it, Henry's blog is generally recommended, and can be found in LJ as henry_jenkins. But be warned: this is a very normal length for him, and he posts most days...
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