A pattern of male leadership and female passivity in heterosexual romance is woven into the formula on the popular TV show The Bachelor.
The singer was not 'middle of the road'. He was a bridge across it.
The biggest arts festival in the world came from humble beginnings to lift post-war morale, and blossomed into the full-on arts extravaganza it is today.
Times change, but the pillar upon which society places its sporting heroes remains the same.
Twin Peaks has just hit our streaming services, again, alongside reboots of the X-Files, Gilmore Girls, and more. But, despite our nostalgia, they'll never revive the specific time they were born in.
In many cultures and religions dogs are more than protection and security. But do they have an after-life?
The fashion of Twin Peaks looked to the past and predicted the future.
There's nowhere quite like Japan – or at least, that's how the Japanese government tells it.
Vietnamese walls were once densely populated by hand-painted signs, a material culture now exceedingly rare.
The periodic table is one of the classic images of science that is found in labs as well as on t-shirts, mugs, even set to music. But what exactly is the periodic table?
The pastiche-style poster art ubiquitous in Egyptian houses and businesses reveals how locals imagine far-off landscapes, idealise nature and define beauty.
A complex issue requires sensitive techniques.
Subculture is on the decline, according to many pundits. But a trip to Whitby on certain weekends would demonstrate otherwise.
Donald Trump has used pop culture better than Hillary Clinton because he has made the campaign pop culture: reliant on mass entertainment and social media while lacking any depth.
January seems to be characterised by deluge of public mourning. But why do we do it?
People have always loved a bit of old-fashioned villainy.
An inspiration for Batman and Superman has faded into obscurity. Can he experience a revival?
A bawdy, sexist, overblown spectacle that celebrates a particularly regressive form of masculinity? The same might be said of a good deal of theatre – not to mention culture generally.
Magazines like Zoo not only reproduce and legitimise sexist and predatory views of sexual violence and gender roles. They also make such attitudes seem normal and acceptable.
How do those who watch low-brow television shows rationalize their behavior? We found out.