In Defense of Pop Culture

My wife and I recently gave a presentation at that served as an introduction to pop culture studies for students who may have never thought critically about the field.  As we brainstormed ideas, gathered sources, and picked TV clips that illustrate the best parts of our chosen field, we realized that our presentation had to [...]

How Academic Sins of the Past Can Affect The Future

Every so often, I get into my head that I need a Ph.D.  Right now, I not only think that I need one, but that I actively want it as well. Not having a Ph.D. in this profession is like going to a Star Trek convention without a clearly outlined Kirk vs. Picard argument.  It’s [...]