Monthly Archives: February 2012

My Pop Studio

I stumbled upon this site in my wanderings and thought some of you might want to explore it. My Pop Studio is a creative play experience that strengthens critical thinking skills about television, music, magazines and online media directed at … Continue reading

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Psychology Today: Can Television Shows Become Classics?

by William Irwin, Ph.D., and David Kyle Johnson, Ph.D. Popular culture has the bad reputation of being disposable junk that is used and forgotten. In 1954 when the Marxist critic Theodor Adorno dismissed the medium of television he didn’t even … Continue reading

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Psychology Today: Inception and Philosophy

Plato on Pop Philosophy and pop culture by William Irwin, Ph.D., and David Kyle Johnson, Ph.D. The movieĀ InceptionĀ still fascinates me; I suppose that is why my colleague (and co-blogger) William Irwin asked me to edit the Wiley/Blackwell Pop Culture series … Continue reading

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen DV Awareness Month. In recognition of the seriousness of this issue our next Pop Goes the Classroom Teacher Media Guide is for the Lifetime Original Movie Reviving Ophelia. It is free to download here.   Pop Goes … Continue reading

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