Boobs, Boxing, and Bombs: Problematizing the Entertainment of Spike TV

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Walton, Gerald; Potvin, L.;
(2009)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Masculinity | Feminism | SpikeTV | Identity | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Spike is the only television network in North America “for men.” Its motto, “Get more action,” is suggestive of pursuits of various forms of violence. We conceptualize Spike not as trivial entertainment, but rather as a form of pop culture that erodes the gains of femin... View more
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