Cover Photo: Still from the television series “The Great British Baking Show”
Still from the television series “The Great British Baking Show”

The Great British Baking Show and Being an Amateur

“To be an amateur is to let one’s leisure activities remain indifferent to the whims of capital.”

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Manuel Betancourt is a film critic and a cultural reporter based in New York City. His academic work on queer film fandom has appeared in Genre and GLQ, while his work of cultural criticism has been featured in The Atlantic, Film Quarterly, Esquire, Pacific Standard, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among others. He is a regular contributor to Remezcla where he covers Latin American cinema and U.S. Latino media culture, and Electric Literature, where he writes about book-to-film adaptations. He has a Ph.D. but doesn't like to brag about it. 

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