Category Archives: Childhood

Adult fans, children’s culture: the curious case of My Little Pony

amy-lombard-bronies-02@2x copy What’s going on for adult fans of children’s culture? Some thoughts about the bronies, and other adult fans of My Little Pony.

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The end of innocence?

Channel 4’s new drama National Treasure has brought the issue of celebrity paedophiles back to public attention. What does the most notorious and well-documented of these cases – that of Jimmy Savile – tell us about the role of media celebrity and children’s culture?

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