Monthly Archives: October 2010

Kanye West’s Runaway: It’s Pretty Epic

By: Morgan “You might think you’ve peeped the scene, you haven’t, the real ones far to mean, the watered down one, the one you know, was made up centuries ago, it made it sound all wack and corny, yes it’s … Continue reading

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Control of the Media

By: Audrey After watching the films Merchants of Cool and Network and learning about the terms that were covered in this week’s chapter, I wanted to find out more about who controls the media. There are so many different programs … Continue reading

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Misrepresentation of Science in Popular Culture

By: Shereen Popular culture affects everyone who is in contact with it. It not only affects our lifestyle choices but also plays a role in shaping our opinions when it comes to the important issues in our society, one of … Continue reading

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Street Art

By: Brian As my contribution to the course blog, I have decided to write on the presence and views of street art in our society.  Growing up in Minneapolis, I was exposed to a good deal of street art.  From … Continue reading

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Popular Culture and Shared Connections

By: Chelsie Although this week’s prompts were engaging, when the idea of this project was introduced, I knew what I wanted to do from the beginning. I see much of what Pop culture is to be what is prevailing or … Continue reading

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BP and Photographic Truth

By: Brett Errol Morris’s interview that we read in the beginning of the term about photographic truth was rather shocking to me. To recap, the article was about how one can alter an image to change the meaning or to … Continue reading

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Reflective Writing 5

The fifth reflective writing will be due on Monday 11/1. One reading regarding feminist approaches to popular culture comes from Susan Bordo.  The other readings are either by the Italian thinker Antonio Gramsci or about the influence of his ideas.  … Continue reading

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