Category Archives: Section 1

Disney Child Turned Deviant Culture Tycoon

By Ryan Walker     In Horkheimer and Adorno’s The Culture Industry they paint a picture of culture as an industry where it produces within itself the culture that we digest. They speak of a system that is driven by an … Continue reading

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Course Content Feedback

I highly value your feedback and comments about this course.  I will use these to make alterations and improve the course for future terms.  This is a supplemental survey that is specifically about the content and structure of the course.  … Continue reading

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Girl Talk and the Mash-Up

By: Maria Gregg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, is an artist bound for some controversy. He quit his job as a biomedical engineer in 2008 to become pretty much the ultimate mash-up artist. The five albums he has released … Continue reading

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Evolution of Vampire Culture

By Chris Morgan: Originally, vampire folklore depicted vampires as savage, parasitic and, of course, bloodthirsty monsters more similar to how zombies are now depicted. They would be generally mindless and animalistic, their only motivation being blood, and they would appear … Continue reading

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Superhero Movies

By: Ashley Everyone is familiar with superheroes. We all know who Batman, Spiderman, and Superman are. Even if you don’t read comics, plenty of movies about them have been made over the years. But for some reason, a lot filmmakers … Continue reading

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Music & Advertisements

By: Nicole When you sit down to watch a half-hour TV show, you end up watching several commercials as well. Most of the time, the products that commercials try to sell aren’t the things you think about when you walk … Continue reading

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Single & Happy

By: Marissa That particular phrase tends to show up after sorting through a variety of sub headers saying “Love & Dating” (on the assumption that one is looking if one is not dating) then “Broken Hearts Club” (assuming that if … Continue reading

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