Charting Culture

Here is a data visualization that shows the propagation of European culture to the far corners of the globe. The … More

Vampires Vs. Zombies

David Castillo and William Egginton argue that the vampire is no longer a fully apt symbol for globalized capitalism. Since Karl … More

Stuart Hall

Stuart Hall, the godfather of multi-culturalism and coiner of the term "Thatcherism," has died at age 82.  If you were … More


Salon picked up on the Bookshelfie phenomenon, calling it "vanity for introverts," a snarky and inaccurate term. The Bookshelfie is … More