Visual & Media Arts Faculty
Ken Feil is the author of Dying For A Laugh: Disaster Movies and The Camp Imagination (Wesleyan University Press, 2005).
Other work includes "'Talk About Bad Taste': Camp, Cult, and the Reception of What's New, Pussycat?" in Convergence Media History (edited by Janet Staiger and Sabine Hake, Routledge Press, 2009), "'Esthetically as well as Morally Repulsive': Kiss Me, Stupid, 'Bilious' Billy, and the Battle of Middlebrow Taste" in Billy Wilder, Movie-Maker: Critical Essays on the Films, (edited by Karen McNally, McFarland, 2011), and forthcoming articles on Jackie Susann and Valley of the Dolls, bromance comedies and queer taste, and a monograph on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In. Ken has also commented on various events and issues in popular culture for NPR, the Boston Herald, the BBC, and CNBC.
Topics in Visual and Med Arts (VM400), Seminar in Media Arts Topics (VM402), Topics in Media Studies (VM655)
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