Tag: Popular Culture

  • The Mysteries of Scooby Doo

    by E. John Winner ___ Part One We will first consider the Scooby Doo phenomenon in terms of its original appearance in the series Scooby Doo! Where Are You? (1969). The artwork is crude, the animation sloppy, and the music and laugh-track are downright annoying. The show won its audience (loyal to this day) with…

  • Stranger Things and Generation X

    by Daniel A. Kaufman _____ My discussion with Milton Lawson, comic writer and cultural critic, on the Stranger Things phenomenon, Generation X, and popular culture.  Originally aired on MeaningofLife.TV, July 17, 2019.  

  • On the Matter of Black Representation in Popular Culture

    by Diogo Henrique Bispo Dias I am a man. I am a black man. I am a black man from Brazil. I am a black man from Brazil living in the United States. And it is from that perspective that I want to talk. Because while black social and political movements have had and continue…

  • The Evolution of Television

    My discussion with our own David Ottlinger on his essay, “Medium, Message and Effect.” https://theelectricagora.com/2017/05/30/medium-message-and-effect/ Originally aired June 25, 2017 on the Sophia program, on MeaningofLife.TV, part of the BloggingHeads.TV network. http://meaningoflife.tv/programs/current/sophia