About the Author
Jennifer C. Dunn is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Public Culture at Dominican University, USA. Her research explores how media and popular culture represent gender and intersecting issues of identity. Her most recent publications include the journal article, "Going to Work at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch: Potentials of Rhetorical and Ethnographic Methods for Cultural Studies" (Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies, 2016) and her co-authored textbook, Pursuing Popular Culture: Methods for Researching the Everyday.Jimmie Manning is an Associate Professor of Communication Theory and Sexuality Studies at Northern Illinois University, USA. His research focuses on meaning-making in relationships. This research spans multiple contexts to understand how individuals, couples, families, organizations, and other cultural institutions attempt to define, support, control, limit, encourage, or otherwise negotiate relationships. He has accrued over 90 publications in outlets including Communication Monographs, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, and Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication.