James Bond, Peter Pan, and A Sticky Night of Love: Irony and Masculinities in Amateur Animated Videos

@article{Kendall2008JamesBP,
  title={James Bond, Peter Pan, and A Sticky Night of Love: Irony and Masculinities in Amateur Animated Videos},
  author={Lori Kendall},
  journal={The Journal of Men's Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={16},
  pages={124 - 139}
}
  • Lori Kendall
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Men's Studies
  • This paper analyzes a genre of videos created and distributed online mostly by young men. These videos use a variety of playful and decontextualized images to present messages about masculinities. They both celebrate and denigrate some hegemonic and non-hegemonic masculine identities, while specifically making fun of homosexual males. As in previous studies of adolescent male discourse, the creators of these videos rely on irony and humor to distance themselves from potential claims of… CONTINUE READING
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