Monthly Archives: November 2016

Death in Utopia: How Pop Culture Gets Away With Murder

The promise of a perfect world, a perfect society free from social ills and injustice, the utopia has enchanted and… Continue reading »

Pursing Propaganda: The Danger of Films

By RJ Shamberger   The United States promises its people many freedoms and presents itself as the land of opportunity… Continue reading »

Latino Punk: A Subculture Within a Subculture?

“Because you’re young, you’re angry, you can break a bone and you just don’t care. If you like punk rock,… Continue reading »

Better off a Conformist: Analysis of Hipster Culture

         Azar Dixit           The title of a popular Onion article, “Two Hipsters… Continue reading »

Up, Up, and Away through Utopia

Bright colors, funky fonts, catchy music—these are the staples of modern day advertisement stunts that are aimed towards a calculated… Continue reading »

Fake Perfection

Chris Bender came to producers in 2002 with a story. He heard that Tripp Vinson, a close Hollywood friend, had… Continue reading »

The City of (Fraudulent) Light

          Amélie, released in 2001, is a French film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet that was met… Continue reading »

Apple’s Utopian Core

Dew Panalee Maskati The Apple way of life provides a spiritual path towards a utopia: one in which people and… Continue reading »

Take Cover: Solace In Utopia

Joyce S. Tseng Cultural criticism finds itself faced with the final stage of the dialectic of culture and barbarism. To… Continue reading »

The Power of Laughter

Laughter, in its purest form, is the best indication of happiness within a person. Laughter can bring people together, make… Continue reading »