Vol 15 (2014)

Guest edited by Mel Stanfill and Megan Condis, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Table of Contents

Editorial

Fandom and/as labor HTML
Mel Stanfill, Megan Condis

Praxis

Fifty shades of fan labor: Exploitation and Fifty Shades of Grey HTML
Bethan Jones
The media festival volunteer: Connecting online and on-ground fan labor HTML
Robert Moses Peaslee, Jessica El-Khoury, Ashley Liles
Chuck versus the ratings: Savvy fans and "save our show" campaigns HTML
Christina Savage
Modding a free and open source software video game: "Play testing is hard work" HTML
Giacomo Poderi, David James Hakken
Sherlockology and Galactica.tv: Fan sites as gifts or exploited labor? HTML
Bertha Chin
Promoting fan labor and "all things Web": A case study of Tosh.0 HTML
Rose Helens-Hart
The cultural economics of performance space: Negotiating fan, labor, and marketing practice in Glee’s transmedia geography HTML
Matthias Stork

Symposium

Fan work: Labor, worth, and participation in fandom's gift economy HTML
Tisha Turk
Better Badges: Image as virus HTML
Joly MacFie

Interview

Veronica Mars Kickstarter and crowd funding HTML
Bertha Chin, Bethan Jones, Myles McNutt, Luke Pebler

Review

Digital labor: The Internet as playground and factory, edited by Trebor Scholz HTML
Stephanie Anne Brown
Cognitive capitalism, education, and digital labor, edited by Michael A. Peters and Ergin Bulut HTML
Simone D. Becque
Gaga feminism: Sex, gender, and the end of normal, by J. Jack Halberstam HTML
Anne Kustritz


Transformative Works and Cultures (TWC), ISSN 1941-2258, is an online-only Gold Open Access publication of the nonprofit Organization for Transformative Works copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License. Contact the Editor with questions.