TV on Strike: Why Hollywood Went to War Over the Internet


  • Theo Plothe American University


Author Biography

Theo Plothe, American University

Theo Plothe’s research focuses on the intersection of video games and remix culture. His current projects include an investigation of gaming culture as represented through video remixes and in the television program The Big Bang Theory. Other academic interests include social media, mimetics, and sports communication. He currently works as a research assistant for Dr. Deen Freelon's big data and social media projects. For his master’s thesis at Northern Illinois University, Theo investigated NFL players’ use of Twitter. Theo has previous training in linguistics at Ball State University and has taught English at Ball State as well as in Japan and Korea.