Category: mass media

English 216: notes for Chapter 3 and 4

Chapter 3: Culturalism various breaks from previous Marxist & Leavisite ideas

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English 216: notes for Chapter 1 and 2

Chapter 1: What is popular culture? defines culture, ideology, and the popular thesis: all definitions are contextual; i.e., meaning is made in the context

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The Myth of Innovation

I’m listening to a podcast with Chris “@nerdist” Hardwick and Ron “Hellboy” Perlman, and they’re having a rambling, jokey conversation, so what I’m about to write is a little unfair because no rambling, jokey conversation could ever stand up to

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Internet Slowdown

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@ghweldon: “So… why exactly do Normals like it? Explain it to me like I’m five.”

Glen Weldon posted a tweet last week about the season finale of Game of Thrones. Here it is, in its entirety:

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