Laughing All the Way to Washington: Humor in Presidential Telespots (with G R. Boynton), Poroi (2008)
All’s Fair: Love, War, Politics, and Other Spectacles, Poroi (2005)
Horror Films Face Political Evils in Everyday Life, Political Communication (2005)
Studies of cognition show that Americans get much of their political information from audiovisual media....
Video rhetorics : televised advertising in American politics (with G R. Boynton) (1997)
Political spots as paradigms of American politics -- How political advertising uses popular genres --...
Rhetoric Of The Human Sciences: Language And Argument In Scholarship And Public Affairs (with Alan Megill and D N. McCloskey) (1987)
Contributions to Books
Words and Pictures in Politics (with Anna L. Newson), Engaging argument : selected papers from the 2005 NCA/AFA Summer Conference on Argumentation (2006)
Voice and Music in Political Telespots, Critical Problems in Argumentation (2005)
Prudence as Republican Politics in American Popular Culture, Prudence: Classical Virtue, Postmodern Practice (2003)
Arguing War (with G. R. Boynton), Arguing communication & culture : selected ntation (2002)
Argument by Mood in War Movies, Argument at Century’s End (2000)
Hot Spots: Multimedia Analyses of Political Ads (with G R. Boynton) (1997)
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