Citations with the tag: POPULAR culture
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- Building bridges between the east and the west.
Caplan, Betty // Asian Business Review; Jul95, p91
Features the Federation of Asian Cultural Promotion. Foundation history; Mission; Membership.
- High culture meets trash TV.
Azhgikhina, Nadezhda // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p42
Contends that freedom means that creative artists must now worry about marketability, as publishers look for marketable merchandise: 90 percent of all printed matter in Russia today consists of pirated translations of foreign science fiction, detective stories, erotic novels or popular editions....
- Television fiction, income reality.
Malveaux, Julianna // Black Issues in Higher Education; 11/13/97, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p32
Reports on the increase of popular culture at universities. Use of popular culture by professors in classes; Reference to income data released in a Census report.
- The way we were: 50s vs 80s.
Goodman, S. // Current Health 2; Sep88, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p3
Compares the differences in lifestyles between the 1950s and 1980s. New emphasis on health, exercise and diet; Benefits.
- An address to the class of 1994.
Kagan, D. // Commentary; Jan1991, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p47
Reflects on responsibilities inherent in a culture which is racially and ethnically diverse. Guard against bigotry but take pride in culture of forebears.
- How bazaar.
Cryer, Anna // Harper's Bazaar; Jan93, Issue 3373, p23
Discusses new bazaar items and places to go. Fashion Brunch at Marion's Continental Restaurant and Lounge; AIDS Awareness Trading Cards; Forever England, 36 square feet of English countryside for sale, by Greener Gifts Ltd. in England; More.
- Pop culture, auto-canonized.
Freedman, J. // Harper's Bazaar; Jan89, Issue 3325, p31
Essay. Pop culture is automatically being canonized, or raised to the level of high art. But this pop culture then defines the limits of art.
- Political Correctness and the Fear of Feminism.
Digby III, T.F. // Humanist; Mar/Apr92, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p7
Opinion. Argues that people opposed to political correctness (PC) are fortifying existing social practices against any sort of essential criticism. Squelching the voices of social critics; Foolish proposals by PC foe and presidential candidate Patrick J. Buchanan; Anti-feminist remarks by...
- The PC Police in the Mirror of History.
O'Sullivan, G. // Humanist; Mar/Apr92, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p17
Provides some useful historical perspective to the current political correctness/multiculturalism debate raging today. Fueled by waves of immigrants around the turn of the century; The writing of cultural conservative Irving Babbitt in the 1920s; Comparing Babbitt's views with current writer...
- A Question of Silence.
Bader, J. // Humanist; Mar/Apr92, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p47
Discusses why the ruling class--largely white, heterosexual, upper income, college-educated Christian males--are upset by the debate on political correctness and multiculturalism. The new realities; The new college texts and majors; The feeling that even the powers that be will gain from the...
- NICA seeks funding for UNLV site museum.
Cruz, Sherri // Las Vegas Business Press; 07/28/97, Vol. 14 Issue 30, p29
Reports on developments concerning the arts and entertainment industry in Las Vegas, Nevada as of August 3, 1997. Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art's (NICA) efforts to gather funds for its museum site in the University of Nevada Las Vegas; Electronic Highway Tour's plans to perform in Las...
- The Simpsons arrive in style at new Henderson house, promotion under way.
Cruz, Sherri // Las Vegas Business Press; 08/18/97, Vol. 14 Issue 33, p20
Reports on developments concerning the arts and entertainment industry in Las Vegas, Nevada as of August 18, 1997. Promotional efforts for the television program `The Simpsons' in the city; `Daily Variety' entertainment business news magazine's featuring of the city in its August 11-17, 1997...
- EAT'M music conference gets funding.
Cruz, Sherri // Las Vegas Business Press; 09/29/97, Vol. 14 Issue 39, p16
Reports on developments concerning the arts and entertainment industry in Las Vegas, Nevada as of October 5, 1997. Corporate and organizational fund support and assistance pledges to the 1998 EAT'M Emerging Artists & Talent in Music conference; Election of University of Las Vegas' band and Wind...
- Editor's note.
Foster, D. // Mother Jones; Sep/Oct91, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p4
Editorial. Offers suggestions for ending the political-correctness debate. Challenges the right to solve the social problems at the heart of the debate. The editor's personal political history; His message to President George Bush.
- Class of '76.
Sinker, M. // New Statesman & Society; 6/21/91, Vol. 4 Issue 156, p37
Looks back in wonder at the punk revolution and dreams of a resurrection. Punk was more than a fashion trend; Ambivalence toward punk; The Clash; The Jam; X-Ray Spex; Siouxsie and the Banshees; A certain look in the photos of the time; Jon Savage's Sex Pistols book, `England's Dreaming'; More.
Coward, M. // New Statesman & Society; 9/6/91, Vol. 4 Issue 167, p47
Reflects on the popularity of conspiracy theories (CT). Focus on media treatment of the recent Soviet coup attempt; Classic features of CTs.
- Give us a break.
Reynolds, J. // New Statesman & Society; 11/22/91, Vol. 4 Issue 178, p17
Rejects the obsessive materialism in today's society. How work has become merely the means of earning money to buy goods and services; Author's sadness that few people experience true joy in the actual work itself; Proposal for replacing competitive materialism with mutual concern and love;...
- Lost in the mix.
Stuart, A. // New Statesman & Society; 2/7/92, Vol. 5 Issue 188, p31
Explores the rise of crossover culture in mass entertainment. How many of today's artists embrace black culture; Reflections as to why white people love black sound, as performed by white artists; Impact on the black community; New questions on the meaning of race in today's society.
- Turn & face the strange.
Stuart, A. // Spy Magazine; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p16
Presents listings of `strange' subjects classified as either `quirky' or `offbeat' in popular culture.
- Hot box.
Stuart, A. // Texas Monthly; Oct95, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p24
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- Hot box.
Smith, Evan // Texas Monthly; Jul96, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p18
Reviews hot CDs, books, game, restaurant, and film during the month of June. `Braver Newer World' by Jimmie Dale Gilmore; `The Bobby Fuller Four'; `Dead Spy Report,' by Craig Ross; `Exclusive,' by Sandra Brown and `Walking Rain,' by Susan Wade; The game Quest for the Grail; The restaurant Cafe...
- Hot box.
Morthland, John; Cohen, Jason // Texas Monthly; Dec96, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p22
Presents notable sights and sounds from Texans in November 1996. The release of such music recordings as the album `Honey Dripper,' by Charles Brown; Books due for release, including `Holy Fire,' by Bruce Sterling; The selling of parody votive candles including the Protection from Dysfunctional...
- Hot box.
Morthland, John; Patoski, Joe Nick // Texas Monthly; Mar97, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p20
Mentions several entertainment industry products and events related to Texas for March 1997. The compact disc `Baduizm,' by South Dallas native Erykah Badu; The book `The Lost History of the Canine Race: Our 15,000-Year Love Affair With Dogs,' by Mary Elizabeth Thurston, an Austin resident; The...
Morthland, John; Patoski, Joe Nick // Redbook; Oct91, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p160
Shows three of the hottest trends among children: the Shelf (rim or wedge) haircut; Mountain bikes; High-tech, high-top sneakers.
- Red hot trends.
Morthland, John; Patoski, Joe Nick // Redbook; Aug92, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p79
Looks at some of the hottest trends today, including the magazine `Women & Guns,' `Chain Dancing' aerobics, and convicts selling Girl Scout cookies.
- Red hot trends.
Morthland, John; Patoski, Joe Nick // Redbook; Oct92, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p103
Looks at some of the hottest trends in society right now. Includes custom baby-proofed homes, `Real Men Don't Use Porn' ads, and Carol Rosen's book `Maybe He's Just a Jerk.'
Morthland, John; Patoski, Joe Nick // Redbook; Nov92, Vol. 180 Issue 1, p89
Looks at some of the hottest trends and news items. Includes sarongs for men, condom stores and the Truth-Phone home lie detector telephone.
- A nation of standups.
McConnell, Frank // Commonweal; 2/26/93, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p20
Comments on how television culture demands that both performance and behavior be privileged, as compared to oral culture and to print culture. Example of the spontaneity of the contestants on the old `You Bet Your Life' show; Comparison to the behavior of contestants on the current...
- Let them eat cake.
Carlin Jr., David R. // Commonweal; 4/23/93, Vol. 120 Issue 8, p9
Describes the three types of multiculturalists the author has noticed. The playful multiculturalists (PMs), the grave multiculturalists (GMs) and an intermediate type, the pseudo-GMs, PMs who imagine they are GMs; Examples, including Marie Antoinette, a PM, Maximilien Robespierre, a GM, and the...
- Beg to differ.
Booth, Barbara // International Business: Strategies for the Global Marketplace; Nov96, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p28
Presents information on the differences between Latin America, and other nations. Need for investors to spend time at the local level to understand the cultural divergences; Comments from Deborah Van Valkenburgh, FedEx's senior marketing manager for Latin America; Effects of the advent of...
- Coming up...
Jones, Bob // Entrepreneur; Apr94, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p52
Features the most popular trends. Income-earning wives; Girls as trendsetters in Japan; Targeted media or broadcasting to a selected market. INSETS: Starter steps.;Resources..
Dawson, Faith // New Orleans Magazine; May97, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p37
Presents notes on education, environment, politics, consumer products and films. New Orleans Zen Temple Web site; Pepsi-Cola's choice for Louisiana's cane sugar; Remake of hit film `The Big Easy.'
- My life as a pop reference.
Hirschorn, M. // Esquire; Nov90, Vol. 114 Issue 5, p90
Discusses what's really behind the pop-reference boom. The literary reference of yesterday; What it consists of today.
- A confederacy of complainers.
Hamill, P. // Esquire; Jul91, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p26
Observes that the dominant American ideology may now be victimism which implies that nobody is personally responsible for the living of a life. Life's defeats, disappointments, and failures are believed to be the fault of someone else; Example of chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell...
- The last American yuppie.
Schwartz, G. // New York; 6/3/91, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p20
Considers how the author, who had high hopes for the nineties, continues to maintain his same yuppie tastes and goals.
- You're a ten, I'm a ten.
Blum, D. // New York; 9/16/91, Vol. 24 Issue 36, p30
Offers a humorous look at the many differences between life in Los Angeles and New York.
- The demon gap.
Taylor, J. // New York; 2/24/92, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p50
Explains how America is currently experiencing one of its periodic paranoid convulsions. Popular culture, lost in recession, is irrational--ascribing malevolence, pure evil, to foreigners, minorities and the Establishment. Demand for simplistic solutions; Michael Cricton's new novel `Rising...
- The Re Decade.
Taylor, J. // Esquire; Mar1986, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p67
In the repeating, replaying, and recycling of the high-tech Eighties of American culture nothing but the past is present.
- Rocking the old guard.
Terrill, R. // World Monitor; May92, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p24
Reports that China is not joining the world fast enough for its youth--or even for its once pro-Beijing exiles which a longtime analyst sees as a coming crisis for the West and a startling hope for 1.2 billion Chinese. Rock singer Cui Jian; Pop-rock scene makes government uneasy; Chinese leader...
- Bargain hunting.
Smith, D. // Canadian Dimension; Jun92, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p39
Criticizes as grotesque baby boomer trends such as the `new philosophy of thrift.' Trivializes the lives of people who have never had the option of deciding to economize; Yuppie unemployment another trend; Media accord middle class inordinate amount of sympathy during hard times.
- Food and TV for 1 billion.
Dzik, E. // Scholastic Update; 9/18/87, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p41
Looks at the eating habits of the Chinese. Television in China, Films & music in China. INSET: Chinese inventions (kites, paper etc.)..
- US culture, worldwide fans.
Flock, S. // Scholastic Update; 10/2/87, Vol. 120 Issue 3, p37
Discusses American culture popular around the world, American television shows, movies and music in foreign countries. Cantonese translations of American movie titles.
- The pop culture quiz.
Goldberg, J. // Scholastic Update; 1/11/91, Vol. 123 Issue 8, p14
Presents a quiz on various forms of popular culture in America that originally came from immigrants from all over the world. Focuses on the way America's culture is based on a diverse ethnic and racial foundation.
Goldberg, J. // Christian Science Monitor; 9/3/99, Vol. 91 Issue 196, p24
Reports miscellaneous news briefs, as of September 3, 1999, including an actress on a talk show television program concerned with `planted' guests on the shows, and ratings of employers who help working mothers.
- City events.
Kipling, Kay // Sarasota Magazine; Dec93, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p51
Presents a list of cultural events in Sarasota, Florida. INSET: Previews..
- Grunge: 1992-1993, R.I.P.
Shupe, Rich; Dubner, Stephen J. // New York; 3/29/93, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p24
Reports that Grunge has run its course. Soundgarden's musicians shaving off their hair; Marc Jacobs's grunge fashion collection; Christian Francis Roth and his grunge couture; Anti-grunge sentiment; Future.
- Statewide heritage celebration combines tall tales and...
Shupe, Rich; Dubner, Stephen J. // Curriculum Review; May91, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p17
Presents one of the project on North Carolina 1990 Heritage Week Celebration entitled `Tales and Technology.' Persons who can join the project; Requirements to be passed to be able to join the project; Organization where the participants can pass their collection; Contents of the collection;...
- The best, the worst and the rather strange.
LaFavore, Michael // Men's Health (10544836); Jan95, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p46
Offers `Men's Health' magazine's fifth annual collection of good advice, health news, warnings, notable folly and unsolicited opinion of events in 1994. The best and worst inventions; Best and worst new beer; Best and worst potato chips; More.
- Once and for all, let's agree that what `youth' thinks is quite irrelevant.
Byfield, Link // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 9/6/93, Vol. 20 Issue 38, p2
Surveys the results of the one-week Ottawa conference of 250 high school students sponsored by the National Capital Commission and a Toronto teachers' magazine. One look at the final 12 recommendations, unanimously affirmed by all 250 adolescent thinkers, shows that youth do not have a clue...
- Zoom box.
LeClerc, Anita // Esquire; Nov92, Vol. 118 Issue 5, p46
Takes a look at retro stylists. The challenge of selling what you already have; What retro is all about; What the walkman would have looked like in 1955; Cicena's retro-fitted cassette players as a kind of technological alternative reality.