Reality Girl

  • Filename: reality-girl.
  • ISBN: 1537710990
  • Release Date: 2016-09-15
  • Number of pages: 156
  • Author: Jessica Hildreth
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Recently out of college, broke, jobless, and without a boyfriend, Lou Whitson is recognized by a talent scout at a football game, and then offered the opportunity of a lifetime. To be the star of a reality television show. Along with it, $500,000 in prize money. There is a catch, but it isn't much. Especially considering her life's lack of love. Live with six different men, one a month, for six months. Then, pick one to marry for an additional $500,000. A Navy SEAL, a biker, a jock, a surfer, a business man, and a billionaire. Without hesitation, she agrees.

Television Aesthetics and Reality

  • Filename: television-aesthetics-and-reality.
  • ISBN: 9781443807050
  • Release Date: 2009-03-26
  • Number of pages: 301
  • Author: Anthony Barker
  • Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This new collection of essays seeks to focus on three areas where television has recently been in an intriguing state of flux. Taking as our background the emergence of multimedia conglomerates and cash-rich cable channels, we look at the way old national terrestrial channels and the brash new internationally commercialized ones have innovated in the domain of television programming. In all there are fourteen original essays, an introduction to the book’s theme by the editor and a foreword by Professor Annette Hill. Section one “Realizing the Real” looks at contemporary patterns of television consumption and the presentational styles which package the real in news, current affairs and other ‘live’ television formats. Essays on rhetorical strategies in the news coverage of the war in Iraq, on national and international inflections of Sky News in Europe and coverage of the recent EURO2004 football tournament, as well the multi-channel reporting of a prominent paedophilia scandal, are presented in this section. They all analyse the extent to which the grounded and the local are threatened and distorted by hegemonic forces in media today. The findings of a comprehensive new study of Portuguese social practices and viewing habits are also featured in this section. Section Two “Realizing Performance” addresses the way new trends in reality programming and other documentary practices have impacted on fiction and entertainment television. There are essays on the recent wave of British television comedy heavily influenced by TV newsmagazine and fly-on-the-wall documentary styles and two pieces on new American series, 24 and CSI, which have revolutionized the narrative parameters and evidential base for thrillers and cop shows respectively, coming up with new ways to ‘perform’ space, time and science. Finally there is an essay on Nigel Kneale’s The Year of the Sex Olympics (1968), a survivor from the era of the single play who seems to anticipate the future of television in reality-based gameshow-style entertainment. Each of these essays shows that the success of these programmes is dependent on a fresh restylization of the conventions and formulas which govern mainstream television programming. They therefore see the representation of the real in fiction as primarily an aesthetic reappraisal. Section Three “Performing the Real” looks at the explosion in reality television programming itself. It focuses on the coming to pass of 70s and 80s theorists’ visions of both a passive voyeuristic society and one increasingly at peace with the notion of surveillance. We have been progressively acculturated to watching and being watched. Orwellian anxiety has given way to Baudrillardian acceptance of the message and the medium fused in a new order of mediated reality or hyperreality. Essays refer specifically to the globalization of shows and formats and their local inflections and to coverage of reality shows in print media and on the net. There are essays on The Bachelor and gender stereotyping, Joe Millionaire and the conventions of melodrama, and two on Big Brother, one on the problems of communication within a sealed environment and another on its reception in Portugal. Concerns about the self and its authenticity are consistency raised in all the essays of this section.

The Girl Chameleon Episode One The Shifter Vampire Alliance

  • Filename: the-girl-chameleon-episode-one-the-shifter-vampire-alliance.
  • ISBN:
  • Release Date: 2016-06-22
  • Number of pages: 100
  • Author: Karin De Havin
  • Publisher: 9 Yards Publishing

Jen is an seventeen-year old teenage girl who gets average grades and has a boring normal life except for one thing—she is a human chameleon. She can transform herself into any inanimate object she touches. An ability she’s hidden from everyone, especially her parents. After all she is just an average girl so no one would believe she could do something so extraordinary. That is until she meets Ainsley, a handsome artist at a gallery showing. His painting are so beautiful and lifelike Jen wants to jump inside them and become one with the fantastical worlds. When they go out to a sushi bar after the gallery opening, Jen senses there is something special about Ainsley too. He has a secret just like hers. She knows for the first time in her life she has met someone who can truly understand her. Who knows her secret without her saying a word. They’d make the perfect couple except for one thing—his secret couldn’t kill her.

Dionne Fields Reality TV Show Episode 1

  • Filename: dionne-fields-reality-tv-show-episode-1.
  • ISBN: 9781508449614
  • Release Date: 2015-02-13
  • Number of pages: 46
  • Author: Dionne L Fields
  • Publisher: Dionne L Fields

Dionne Fields Reality TV Show Episode 1 : Honoring Nicole Gregory From Placentia, California Congratulations Nicole Gregory for being our special youth volunteer. And special thanks for helping me, when I really needed you the most. Amazing Volunteer like you, was the reason I started the the Dionne Fields Reality TV show.

Dionne Fields Reality TV Show Episode 2

  • Filename: dionne-fields-reality-tv-show-episode-2.
  • ISBN: 9781508486466
  • Release Date: 2015-03-18
  • Number of pages: 46
  • Author: Dionne L. Fields
  • Publisher: Dionne Fields

Honoring Christa Dempsey Dionne Fields Reality TV show would be about new heroes, silent heroes. Our women, men, and children volunteering each day. In our community making a better world for us all. My main reason for having, my own show was to spotlight youth volunteers.

Dionne Fields Reality TV Show Episode 3

  • Filename: dionne-fields-reality-tv-show-episode-3.
  • ISBN: 9781508488743
  • Release Date: 2015-03-18
  • Number of pages: 46
  • Author: Dionne L. Fields
  • Publisher: Dionne Fields

Honoring Carrie Lundquist Dionne Fields Reality TV show would be about new heroes, silent heroes. Our women, men, and children volunteering each day. In our community making a better world for us all. My main reason for having, my own show was to spotlight youth volunteers.

Pages Of Praise

  • Filename: pages-of-praise.
  • ISBN: 9781533365811
  • Release Date: 2016-05-21
  • Number of pages: 45
  • Author: Dionne L. Fields
  • Publisher: Dionne Fields

On my 6th Birthday I received 3 amazing birthday gifts. A Birthday Card A Baby Doll My 1st magazine, called the believers voice of Victory magazine. And now 40 years later, that same magazine still arrive in the mail each month. My thanks to the Kenneth Copeland Ministries, for amazing journey in my life.

Fire Fighter Rain Fund

  • Filename: fire-fighter-rain-fund.
  • ISBN: 9781540896940
  • Release Date: 2016-11-13
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Author: Dionne L Fields
  • Publisher: Dionne L Fields

Fire Fighter Rain Fund, in spring of 2017. Rain wants to open a 24 hour 7 days a week Disaster & relief center. To help all kids, under the age of 18 years old, living in U.S.A Who has lost their home in a fire or a flood. Rain wants to raise at least, 3 million dollars from all his book sales. The money will be used to begin building, the Fire Fighter Rain Center.

Reality TV

  • Filename: reality-tv.
  • ISBN: 9781317806035
  • Release Date: 2017-02-24
  • Number of pages: 204
  • Author: Jon Kraszewski
  • Publisher: Routledge

From early first-wave programs such as Candid Camera, An American Family, and The Real World to the shows on our television screens and portable devices today, reality television consistently takes us to cities—such as New York, Los Angeles, and Boston—to imagine the place of urbanity in American culture and society. Jon Kraszewski offers the first extended account of this phenomenon, as he makes the politics of urban space the center of his history and theory of reality television. Kraszewski situates reality television in a larger economic transformation that started in the 1980s when America went from an industrial economy, when cities were home to all classes, to its post-industrial economy as cities became key points in a web of global financing, expelling all economic classes except the elite and the poor. Reality television in the industrial era reworked social relationships based on class, race, and gender for liberatory purposes, which resulted in an egalitarian ethos in the genre. However, reality television of the post-industrial era attempts to convince viewers that cities still serve their interests, even though most viewers find city life today economically untenable. Each chapter uses a key theoretical concept from spatial theory—such as power geometries, diasporic nostalgia, orientalism, the imagination of social expulsions, and the relationship between the country and the city—to illuminate the way reality television engages this larger transformation of urban space in America.

Girls and Philosophy

  • Filename: girls-and-philosophy.
  • ISBN: 9780812698879
  • Release Date: 2014-12-09
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Richard Greene
  • Publisher: Open Court

The drama-comedy show Girls—often under-rated by being perceived as Sex and the City for the Millennial generation—has made TV history and provoked controversy for its pitilessly accurate portrayal of four oddly sympathetic twenty-something female characters, notable for their self-absorption, empathy deficits, and ineptitude with relationships. Among other breakthroughs, it is the first show to depict the sex act among the alienated young as nearly always awkward and unfulfilling. In Girls and Philosophy, a team of diverse yet always sensitive, empathic, and ept philosophers approach the world of Girls from a variety of angles and philosophical points of view. Underlying this New York world is the new reality of ambitious yet unfocused young people from comparatively advantaged backgrounds having their expectations chilled by the severe and prolonged economic recession. The writers attack many fascinating issues arising from Girls, including the meaning of authenticity in the twenty-first century, coming of age in a society with no clear guidelines for most of what matters in life,Girls as the only TV show the pop-culture-hating professor Theodor Adorno might have admired, feminist appraisals of these not-very-feminist characters and their frustrations, what the wardrobes of the four mean philosophically, how each of the four deals with the anxiety that comes from inescapable freedom, whether we need to amend the traditional list of seven deadly sins in the context of present-day New York, how the speech of the Millennials illustrates Austin’s theory of speech acts, how the learning of Hannah, Shoshanna, Jessa, and Marnie compares with the ancient Greek theory of the education of the young, and of course, why we once again find it natural to think of women in their early- to mid-twenties as ‘girls’.

Encyclopedia of Gender in Media

  • Filename: encyclopedia-of-gender-in-media.
  • ISBN: 9781412990790
  • Release Date: 2012-05-18
  • Number of pages: 493
  • Author: Mary Kosut
  • Publisher: SAGE

The Encyclopedia of Gender in Media critically examines the role of the media in enabling, facilitating, or challenging the social construction of gender in our society.

Black Women s Portrayals on Reality Television

  • Filename: black-women-s-portrayals-on-reality-television.
  • ISBN: 9781498519335
  • Release Date: 2016-01-14
  • Number of pages: 337
  • Author: Donnetrice C. Allison
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book critically analyzes the portrayals of Black women in current reality television. Audiences are presented with a multitude of images of Black women fighting, arguing, and cursing at one another in this manufactured world of reality television. This perpetuation of negative, insidious racial and gender stereotypes influences how the U.S. views Black women. This stereotyping disrupts the process in which people are able to appreciate cultural and gender difference. Instead of celebrating the diverse symbols and meaning making that accompanies Black women's discourse and identities, reality television scripts an artificial or plastic image of Black women that reinforces extant stereotypes. This collection's contributors seek to uncover examples in reality television shows where instantiations of Black women's gendered, racial, and cultural difference is signified and made sinister.

The Triumph of Reality TV

  • Filename: the-triumph-of-reality-tv.
  • ISBN: 9780313399015
  • Release Date: 2013-01
  • Number of pages: 199
  • Author: Leigh H. Edwards
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This book provides an up-to-date account of how reality TV has developed, why it has become the most popular genre on television today, and how the explosion in reality TV signals new developments in American media culture.

Reality Television

  • Filename: reality-television.
  • ISBN: 0275981703
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 185
  • Author: Richard M. Huff
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

This comprehensive account covers the history of America's fascination with watching regular people do extraordinary things on television.

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