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Eric Hahn Professor Eric Hahn’s article “Coin-Op Conspiracies: Nostalgia and Moral Panic in the Video Arcade” is set to appear in the forthcoming issue of The Journal of Popular Culture.

“Coin-Op Conspiracies” explores the emergence and enduring appeal of the Polybius urban legend, and traces its origins back to a moment of heightened suburban border policing during the arcade boom of the early 1980s.

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