Tag: pop culture
A look at the carefree travel guys and the lost-and-lonely journeywomen who populate the road-movie genre.
Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn, and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.
Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader, and warmaking in children’s culture.
An irreverent sample of “Strange Fruit” would signify a takedown of not only a great American jazz standard, but of a crucial civil rights work as well. You can probably tell what’s coming next.
How American Indian identity is reflected in pop culture.
She may be the perfect pop-culture koan.
Superhero ideology, Batman, and the Aurora shootings