Monthly Archives: May 2016

Week 1 Blog post Andrea Vahoua

When I decided last semester to become a communications minor, I thought the courses would comprise more of writing and creative thinking and less of the controversial material that my sociology major is always rooted in. This class, in the … Continue reading

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Week 1 Blog Post – Bradley Sawyer

As a communication major, I have had the opportunity to take a few film classes that sparked my interest in the entertainment industry. With that being said, in COM 245: Intro to Film we spoke briefly about sitcoms and the … Continue reading

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Week 1 Blog Post- Sarahbeth Rogers

At the beginning of the week, I really did not know what to expect out of this course. However, I found myself excited to watch each video and read the text. As I watched the interviews with Jennie and Nick, … Continue reading

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Radio disconnect- Elizabeth Joyner

This week I started a class on culture and the sitcom in the United States. Going into this course I didn’t think about the fact that the television sitcom grew out of radio shows until we studied the transition of … Continue reading

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Stereotypes in Sitcoms

By: Emily Elliott After reading chapter one of The Sitcom Reader, I was intrigued by the fact that Amos ‘n’ Andy failed when it transitioned from radio to television. I found it interesting that the show was seen as offensive … Continue reading

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Week 1 Blog Post- MacLean Lessenberry

I have found after only the first week’s worth of work that I am a Sitcom fanatic. I had seen or heard of most of the shows we examined with the exception of Jen’s. She did however keep referring back … Continue reading

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New Take on the Family Sitcom

In our Culture and the Sitcom class this summer, we’ve been reading what Judy Kutulas has to say about family sitcoms in the new edition of The Sitcom Reader:  America Re-viewed, Still Skewed.  Her chapter is called “Who Rules the … Continue reading

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