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New Books in Popular Culture

New Books in Popular Culture

25 Episodes By Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/art...
Interviews with Scholars of Popular Culture about their New Books Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/popular-culture
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Nick Seaver, "Computing Taste: Algorithms and the Makers of Music Recommendation" (U Chicago Press, 2022)
The people who make music recommender systems have l... more
Feb 2 2023 1h 27m
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Maria Sonevytsky, "Wild Music: Sound and Sovereignty in Ukraine" (Wesleyan UP, 2019)
In Wild Music: Sound and Sovereignty in Ukraine (Wes... more
Jan 28 2023 1h 1m
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Gregory Pfitzer, "'Fame Is Not Just for the Fellas': Female Renown and the Childhood of Famous Americans Series" (U...
In “Fame is Not Just for the Fellas”: Female Renown ... more
Jan 24 2023 50m
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Oline Eaton, "Finding Jackie: The Second Act of America's First Lady" (Diversion Books, 2023)
In her new book, Finding Jackie: A Life Reinvented (... more
Jan 24 2023 57m
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Dick Weissman, "Bob Dylan's New York: A Historic Guide" (SUNY Press, 2022)
New York has long been a city where people go to rei... more
Jan 22 2023 38m
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Richard Bradford, "Tough Guy: The Life of Norman Mailer" (Bloomsbury, 2023)
Twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, firstly in 1969 ... more
Jan 20 2023 1h 13m
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Drew Morton, "After Midnight: Watchmen After Watchmen" (U Mississippi Press, 2022)
Alan Moore’s and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen fundamental... more
Jan 20 2023 1h 2m
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Richard Aquila, "Rock & Roll in Kennedy's America: A Cultural History of the Early 1960s" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2022)
In the early 1960s, the nation was on track to fulfi... more
Jan 18 2023 1h 37m
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Christopher Bartel, "Video Games, Violence, and the Ethics of Fantasy: Killing Time" (Bloomsbury, 2020)
Is it ever morally wrong to enjoy fantasizing about ... more
Jan 14 2023 48m
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Child's Play: The Seriousness of Children's Literature
We shouldn’t be dismissive of the popularity of chil... more
Jan 13 2023 29m
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Sabrina Mittermeier, "Fan Phenomena: Disney" (Intellect Books, 2023)
Sabrina Mittermeier's edited volume Fan Phenomena: D... more
Jan 13 2023 55m
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Harald Koberg, "Free Play: Digital Gaming and the Longing for Effectiveness" (Büchner-Verlag, 2021)
What needs are satisfied in digital gaming? And what... more
Jan 13 2023 59m
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The Sámi in "Frozen" (Part 2)
The traditional folklore and animistic beliefs of th... more
Jan 12 2023 34m
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Tricia Starks, "Cigarettes and Soviets: Smoking in the USSR" (Cornell UP, 2022)
Seeing cigarette smoking as a cultural phenomenon of... more
Jan 11 2023 42m
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The Sámi in "Frozen" (Part 1)
Despite the box-office and critical success of Walt ... more
Jan 11 2023 40m
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The Fremen in "Dune"
Despite being set in the distant future on a remote ... more
Jan 10 2023 54m
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Romani Representation in Pop Culture
Roma figures have been an essential part of European... more
Jan 9 2023 54m
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Daniel White, "Administering Affect: Pop-Culture Japan and the Politics of Anxiety" (Stanford UP, 2022)
In Administering Affect: Pop-Culture Japan and the P... more
Jan 7 2023 1h 23m
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Albert Glinsky, "Switched On: Bob Moog and the Synthesizer Revolution" (Oxford UP, 2022)
The Moog synthesizer ‘bent the course of music forev... more
Jan 7 2023 1h 11m
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Roger A Sneed, "The Dreamer and the Dream: Afrofuturism and Black Religious Thought" (Ohio State UP, 2021)
In The Dreamer and the Dream: Afrofuturism and Black... more
Jan 6 2023 1h 27m
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Generation Why?: Do We Need "Generations?"
Who gets to define generational cohorts and do they ... more
Jan 4 2023 13m
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Samantha Muka, "Oceans Under Glass: Tank Craft and the Sciences of the Sea" (U Chicago Press, 2022)
In Oceans Under Glass: Tank Craft and the Sciences o... more
Jan 4 2023 51m
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