Why Look into Pop Culture?

Well, so much for a snazzy list of top pop culture phenomena of 2021 that I thought to include to impress everyone with my cool hipness. Even my use of the words “cool” and “hipness” are revealing. According to the National Endowment for the humanities, cool is “a multipurpose slang word prevalent in the fifties…

What a Brazilian Child Gleaned from USAmerican Cartoons

I can’t tell you if this is a story about Really, have we met?  Finding out something totally surprising about my husband of 25 years that I never knew Duh—how did I never see something so obvious when seen through the eyes of another?  Or Deep, sensitive intercultural insight when seeing how USAmerican Culture is…