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

  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},
  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
    10 Citations
    Of ponies and men: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and the Brony fandom
    • 32
    Longitudinal gender and age bias in a prominent amateur new media community
    • 12
    • PDF
    Supporting and transforming leadership in online creative collaboration
    • 2
    • PDF


    South Park, Blue Men, Anality, and Market Masculinity
    • 22
    Ironizing Masculinity: How Adolescent Boys Negotiate Hetero-Normative Dilemmas in Conversational Interaction
    • 46
    • Highly Influential
    Colin Mochrie vs. Jesus H. Christ: Messages About Masculinities and Fame in Online Video Conversations
    • L. Kendall
    • Computer Science
    • 2007 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07)
    • 2007
    • 10
    • PDF
    Why Saddam Is Gay: Masculinity Politics in South Park—Bigger, Longer, and Uncut
    • 15
    Ironic Discourse
    • 77
    • 29
    • PDF
    Negotiating Hegemonic Masculinity: Imaginary Positions and Psycho-Discursive Practices
    • 865
    • PDF
    Back to the boys? Temptations of the good gender theorist
    • 13
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF