By Gary Burns
- Includes over dozen essays protecting the spectrum of pop culture stories from nutrition to folklore and from television to technology
- Features contributions from validated and up-and-coming students from various disciplines
- Offers an in depth heritage of the examine of renowned culture
- Balances new views at the politics of tradition with in-depth research of issues on the vanguard of pop culture studies
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