Polywog

May 2, 2008

Pop culture.

Filed under: anti-assimilation,feminism,race,women's history — polywog @ 11:13 p05

I have a problem with pop culture. I dissociate from it. I don’t remember any of it. I can’t. My view of pop culture is entirely one-dimensional. I admit. Christian suggested to me that mass media is a powerful form of cultural communication, a potential avenue for social change. bell hooks has a third view: Pop culture is an important space for cultural critique. Pop culture both generates and reinforces cultural meaning. It’s important for us to look to pop culture to understand the how, why, and what of power in our society. These videos are good:

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  1. Very interesting. Do you know where it came from that you dis-associate yourself from popular culture? Sometimes it feels as though you cannot get away from it, and that it’s almost natural because it surrounds us so much.

    Comment by Sword — October 7, 2009 @ 11:13 p10 | Reply


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