We discuss the sociology of pro wrestling.
Internet outrage at a mixed review of Lana Del Rey’s new album. What do we learn about celebrity today?
Rachel Skaggs (Ohio State University) describes her research on making it in country music songwriting.
The Annex discusses the case of Jussie Smollett, an actor who was charged with fabricating a hate crime .
We discuss “cancel culture”, demands that cultural products are removed from public distribution and circulation when their creators are enmeshed in moral transgressions.
We discuss the 2019 Academy Awards.