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Media, Culture, and Why we feel like crying so much

Jan 26, 2023

Stories about military personnel or armed conflict are everywhere in our entertainment media from video games to Top Gun to Masterchef. How do media shape the ways we interpret the armed forces?

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Jan 19, 2023

How do we come to interpret behavior as "healthy" or "unhealthy"? In this episode, we unpack how our material and media environment impact how we think about our bodies.

Jan 12, 2023

Documenting weddings through photos and videos is media practice we might take for granted. In this episode, we look deeply into media practices related to weddings to uncover insight into Guy Debord's idea of "spectacle"

Jan 12, 2023

Many of us think of entertainment as automatically related to consumption. This is a wide-ranging episode with a lot of ideas about what we mean by culture. 

Jan 12, 2023

Does your algorithm "get" you? Here we unpack TikTok as the messy and rich media environment that it is.