Dan Cook participated in a round-table article on kids’ media with Henry Jenkins and Natalie Coulter in the recent issues of Velvet Light Trap (#78, Fall 2016) available on the University of Texas Press.

The Fall 2016 Issue #78 includes:

Considering Kids’ Media

Girl Talk and Girl Tech: Computer Talking Dolls and the Sounds of Girls’ Play
Reem Hilu

The Children’s Horror Film: Characterizing an “Impossible” Subgenre
Catherine Lester

Televisa Born and Raised: Lucerito’s Stardom in 1980s Mexican Media
Olivia Cosentino

Building Blocks of the Imagination: Children, Creativity, and the Limits of Disney Infinity
Meredith A. Bak


A Roundtable on Kids’ Media
Caroline Leader, Henry Jenkins, Natalie Coulter, and Daniel Thomas Cook

Book Reviews

Selling the Silver Bullet: The Lone Ranger and Transmedia Brand Licensing by Avi Santo
Reviewed by Nicholas Benson

Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn; Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century ed. by Elana Levine
Reviewed by Taylor Cole Miller

Source: The Velvet Light Trap