Fraser Hammond is a final year, part-time PhD student in the Andrew Hook School of American Studies at Glasgow and in the process of writing up his thesis. His interests include '60s Counterculture, Postmodernism, The history of the American Left, Bob Dylan, '90s cinema, geeking out about guitars and walking his Basset Hound, Ladybird.

Quantum Leap: Jukebox Nostalgia and the Flattening of History

In the opening scene of the Quantum Leap episode “Animal Frat” (2×12), Dr. Sam Beckett ‘leaps’ into the body of Knut “Wild Thing” Wileton, arriving in his body on top of a pool table as two ‘Tau Kappa Beta’ fraternity brothers pour beer from the keg into Sam’s startled face…. Continue reading