Tagged: soap operas

The Media on My Mind: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 2)

My April column for Clinical Psychiatry News is up. Read it here: “The Media on My Mind: The Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 2)” My last column traced the history of soap opera, from its origins in depression-era radio to its reinvention as a lucrative pop culture phenomenon on daytime network TV. By the 1990s, […]

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The Media on My Mind: The Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 1)

My March column for Clinical Psychiatry News is now online. Read it here: “The Media on My Mind: The Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 1)” I propose to interpret Housewives as a reinvention of the dolorous domains of past radio and TV soap opera, for these fame- and celebrity-obsessed times… [more]

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