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Interview

Over the years, I have been fortunate to have provided interviews on a range of topics to local, regional, and national media. On this page, I will feature a number of these interviews. If available, you may click on an image for a video, audio, or print version of the interview. 

VIDEO

Interview on Theming

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KOLO 8 News (Reno, NV)

The Nature of Existence

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Documentary Film, directed by Roger Nygard, 2010

AUDIO & PRINT

Amusement Parks

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To the Best of Our Knowledge - May 17, 2015

It doesn’t matter whether you grew up going to Coney Island, Six Flags, or Pacific Park — to a kid, all amusement parks are magical. This hour we take a trip to the land of funnel cake, freak shows and fast rides.

Disney Me

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To the Best of Our Knowledge

The self-proclaimed “Happiest Place on Earth,” Disneyland opened on July 17th, 1955. Here’s Scott Lukas on the evolution of the theme park

Scott Lukas on Theme Park

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To the Best of Our Knowledge, August 21, 2011, Scott A. Lukas is a cultural anthropologist and a former trainer at Six Flags Astroworld in Houston.  He's also the author of Theme Park, which chronicles the evolution of the theme park.

Midway Rides

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CBC News, July 13, 2017, Canadian Broadcasting Company, The Homestretch

Disney’s New Star Wars Hotel Sounds Like Next-Level Immersion

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Skift, August 2, 2017

If Kate Upton Told You to Shave Your Chest, Would You Do It?

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Slate, August 14, 2013

Gillette Ad Campaign Touts Hairlessness as the New Macho for Men

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The Washington Post, August 13, 2013

Theme Parks in the Center of Research

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JGU Mainz

Interview on Bansky and Dismaland

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The Independent, September 2, 2015

Interview on Freedomland Theme Park

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Atlas Obscura, July 8, 2015

Not Sold on Sexist Ads

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YC Teen Magazine 

Kidzania Interview

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Financial Times

Coaster 101 Interview

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Coaster 101 

Vibrators And Sex Dolls: The Language of Modern Relationships?

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Huffington Post UK, November 20, 2012

Law of Attractions

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On India's Biggest Theme Park, Caravan, July 2013

Legoland Questions Loom Large

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Times Herald-Record

How We Fail Our Boys

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The Daily Beast, September 13, 2013

Interview on Gender

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FEMA Magazine (Czech)

LTCC Students Learning the Impact of Gender Bias in Ads

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Lake Tahoe News, September 21, 2012

Gender, Violence and Advertising

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Extended radio interview, Angie Coiro Show, Green 910 AM, San Francisco

Themed Spaces

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KUNR (Reno, NV)

Interview on “Media and the Sex Slave Industry"

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Journal Inquirer (Manchester, CT), September 26, 2008

Gender Ads Project

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Chicago Tribune, June 19, 2014

Gender, Masculinity, and Advertising

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Court Lewis Show, American Variety Radio (NPR), January 2014

Theme Parks

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Dutch print media interview

Lies

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, June 12, 2003

Overview of the U.S.A. Patriot Act

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Radio interview, 590 KHTO, July 22, 2004

U.S. and British Politics

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Radio interview, 590 KHTO, January, 2005

Hannah Arendt and the War on Terror

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Radio interview, Stanford University, July, 2005

Learning about 911 and Ourselves

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, February 4, 2003

Anthropologist Interested in the Way Things Are Remade

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Reno Gazette Journal, Friday December 5, 2008

Is College Tragedy a Result of Our Culture?

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, April 18, 2007

Themes Used Widely to Boost Business

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, April 27, 2006

Voices of History from Coast to Coast

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, December 31, 2002

Tahoe Faces Its Reliance on Foreign Workers

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Sierra Sun, June 22, 2007

Tipping Can Turn into a Power Game

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, January 6, 2005

Take 'Communityʼ Out of Community College?

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, January 23, 2007

Milan Expo Focus of Presentation at Lake Tahoe Community College

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, October 30, 2015

Next Political Machine a Computer?

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, January 11, 2006

War’s Effects Felt in Tahoe

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, March 18, 2004

It’s Not Just a Man’s World Anymore

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, June 23, 2005

September 11: Three Years Later

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, September 9, 2004

Payphone: A Thing of the Past?

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, March 28, 2007

Poverty to Prosperity Forum

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, October 8, 2010

Staff Cuts

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, January 27, 2006

Keyboard Becomes Essential Dating Tool

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, December 2, 2003

State of LTCC

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, January 23, 2004

Tahoe Residents Sticking Together

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, August 29, 2005

CCHA Announcement

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The Community College Humanist, Winter 2009

Soup Is Good Art

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Reno Gazette-Journal 

LTCC May Change....

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Mountain News

Search Engine Pinpoints Homes

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, April 7, 2005

Panelists Spar Over Merits of Patriot Act

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, August 12, 2003

People Were Just Tired of the Same Old Thing

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, November 9, 2005

Iraq War

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, March 14, 2006

Time Shares Have Positives, Negatives on South Shore

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, May 4, 2005

Snow, by Any Other Name, Is Not the Same

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, December 14, 2005

When It Comes to Consumer Culture...

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Tahoe Daily Tribune, January 11, 2007